A Comprehensive Guide to Every Dating Term You'll Ever Need to Know


This piece for Insider by Lindsay Dodgson serves as a guide to all the trending dating terms in our modern vernacular. With cuffing season upon us, it may be time to bone up. Find an excerpt below, and the full article here:

“There are plenty of ways to meet people nowadays, through friends, at work, at clubs, or on an array of apps. But just as there are many ways to find happiness, there are many ways to be hurt, too. Never has this been more obvious than in the world of dating — particularly through the various dating apps on the market. Because of the constant rules and games to keep up with, it can feel harder than ever to find someone to settle down with. There are a lot of lists out there on the latest dating trends and terms, so I've scoured the internet to find every single one you're ever likely to come across. From breadcrumbing to ghosting, love bombing to hoovering, they're all here.”