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Breadcrumbing

Possibly the most annoying daters out there are the 'breadcrumbers'. The term comes from the Hansel & Gretel story of leading someone down the garden path. 'Breadcrumbers' like your Instagram picture from 20 weeks ago, send you the odd text every few weeks and keep you on a string in case they want to revisit your relationship later.

Five dating terms every singleton needs to know

Have you been 'ghosted', 'breadcrumbed' or 'curved'?