The researchers found that over the past year, 64 per cent of singletons have been ghosted by a date.
He is not indecisive but he feels so intensely about every emotion that when he likes you, he likes you a lot. This coming and going and playing hard-to-get keeps many women interested in a dating relationship with him.
And although there seems to be a new dating tactic arising every week - have you been benched, breadcrumbed or unghosted of late?
- it seems the trend for ghosting, where you simply stop replying to a potential suitor’s messages and inexplicably disappear, is still going strong.
Assuming the average person isn’t out on a date every night of the week, we can also infer that two dates with the same person must be pretty spread-out too.
The results of the study, carried out by e Harmony Australia, reinforce the idea that in today’s dating society, people are loath to commit to one person, seemingly always wanting to keep their options open.