I'm in a relationship but I'm interested in seeing other people
There might be love. There might be commitment. There might be a solid friendship at its core. Worth it — but hard. Desire feeds physical intimacy which in turn feeds connection, nurturance and the protective guard around relationships. Intimate relationships in which desire has faded can take on the shape of housemates or colleagues.
After that being able to connect with others online is certainly a benefit absolute now. Along with fake photos, erroneous relationship statuses, and offensive messages, you might encounter other less-than-stellar behaviors — and plenty of new lingo en route for go with them. Already familiar along with ghostingbenching, and slow-fading? Someone who breadcrumbs leads you on by dropping diminutive morsels of interest — an infrequent message, phone call, date plan, before social media interaction. But once you gobble up the breadcrumbs they abandon and wait for more, you achieve that the trail has stopped a long time ago again. Why do people do this? More importantly, how can you arc away the crumbs once and designed for all?