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Laura

Breadcrumbing and Ghosting

Breadcrumbing and Ghosting

This area really depends whether you are the doer of this kind of behaviour or the receiver. Breadcrumb – A meaningless text message or email from someone you have either been seeing or your ex, sent just to get your attention but carrying no actual meaning. Ghosting – When a person cuts off all communication with…

Catfished

Catfished

The definition of being catfished is when someone is using a fake identity to lure someone in, likely to be on the internet. They may also use this to ‘troll’ people; to throw insults their way online, hidden behind another persona. Under new UK legislation trollers can face up to two years in prison for…

The Frenemy

The Frenemy

Aha! The beloved ‘frenamy’, a term derived from the cult classic Mean Girls: a mishmash between a friend and an enemy. A hater masked as a friend. We have all experienced these people.They appear to be your ride-or-die friend, but then, out of nowhere, they deliver a comment that cuts you like a knife.

Left On Read (aka your text has been ignored)

Left On Read (aka your text has been ignored)

Whether it’s sending them a pop-up message when you know you shouldn’t or giving them a lecture that will unquestionably press their buttons, I know that anxious, unsettling feeling: ‘will they/won’t they respond’ is all you can think about. Hearing the ‘ding’ on your phone, wanting to look but not wanting to look.That wave of…

The Narcissist

The Narcissist

Some very dear friends of mine have sadly been in narcissistic relationships, and I have seen them go from their once vibrant personality to this drained, teary mess. The ability narcissists have to twist a situation, then make everything better again with a small compliment is unbelievable, and, sadly, we are living in a time…

No Contact Rule

No Contact Rule

The Blue Ticks’ No-Contact Rule—Words of Wisdom #1.It is the hardest thing to stick to, and it’s horrid. It’s like everything in life: work hard to get the results you want.Wait for the clanger:You need to maintain no contact for a minimum of 28 days for this to (maybe) work. That means no calling, no…