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“With the encouragement of a friend and some rosé, I agreed to meet him out. Even though he liked guns and still lived at home, I decided to go out with him again.”Before the next date, Melissa noted he was texting her a little too frequently.
When he picked her up, she observed he had a CD changer in his car that was very hard to operate, “I think it held twenty discs of really bad music.
Last week’s announced closure of , despite it now selling fewer than 30,000 copies per week.
Frustratingly beaten to market by Nuts, it looks as though the title has been robbed of an honourable exit too.
Our “brofriend” Chad* (from a previous article) gives us some male perspective: “Ghosting is a spooky dating trend and a natural evolution that social media gave us,” he says.
Chad described the use of social sites as generally passive and a place where it’s just as easy to engage as it is to ignore.
The advertising campaign formed part of an £8 million push in the press and on television, and was widely credited for helping Nuts to outsell its arch-rival, went on to pass 300,000 weekly sales in 2005.
It was only ten years ago, but it feels like a lifetime.
He recalls one particular example with a woman he dated briefly: “I didn’t pick up any hints, but she stopped communicating.Within a few months, I found out that she was getting married in Vegas to a guy she met at a New Year’s party. Judging by the speed of her new relationship, I think I dodged a bullet.”Annie’s ghostly encounters started in her teens.Boys would appear interested, spend time with her, and then refuse to talk to her afterward.You couldn’t pick one song.” Upon arrival at the restaurant, her date was already making allusions to their future and taking trips together.She settled on a spicy curry dish and explains, “The conversation was excessive for a second date.