On line dating terminology
sapiosexual: A person who finds someone’s intellect to be the sexiest thing about them.In 2014, online dating site Ok Cupid added sapiosexual to their list of sexual orientations.
Then keep this list of acronyms handy (or print it off and post it by your computer for future reference) and you'll understand internet-related dating lingo in no time.Ghosting can happen when you’ve only been out a few times or even when things are serious.matrimania: A term coined by sociologist and Solo-ish contributor Bella De Paulo to describe “the over-the-top celebrating and hyping of marriage and coupling and weddings.” (E.g., “I just can’t handle the matrimania of wedding season.”) Raya: Also known as “celebrity Tinder,” it’s an exclusive dating app for creative types with large Instagram followings.“Sliding into her DMs should always be a last resort,” the magazine advises.slow fade: Not quite ghosting, this is when someone gradually backs away but doesn’t explicitly cut things off.Have someone in your life who won’t stop texting but won’t make plans to actually meet up? Here are some terms you might hear in conversation among singles, within pop culture or in news coverage.
Dating in 2017 practically requires its own phrase book.
zombie-ing: When someone who’s ghosted their way out of a relationship tries to reenter their ex’s life, it’s called zombie-ing.
It can be as a simple as an ex who disappeared liking something on your Facebook or Instagram, sending a request to connect on Linked In or reaching out and trying to get together.
not online, or in-person S Single SBF Single black female SBi F Single bisexual female SBM Single black male SD Social drinker SGL Single SI Similar interests SO Significant Other SOH Sense of humor STDs Sexually transmitted diseases STIs Sexually transmitted infections STR Straight SWF Single white female SWM Single white male TG Transgendered TLC Tender loving care TS Transexual TV Transvestite Umfriend a sort of, not really friend VBD Very bad date W Widowed or Whitew/ With WAA Will answer all Wingman see What is a Wingman?
If you’ve ever been in the dating game you’ll probably have at least one disastrous tale to tell.
stealthing: When a man removes his condom during sex, without his partner’s consent.