How to get off the back burner dating
While this post was precipitated by the recently discovered love letters from President Warren Harding to his mistress, it really is about the proliferation of social media and how it impacts modern relationships.
Simply put, humans have always had back-up relationships – friends to whom they’re attracted, ex’s that still linger, unrequited crushes that have been buried for years.
As a group they reported having an average of five-and-a-half back burners, more of whom they communicated with in a platonic rather than romantic way.” That sounds about right.
Either we are friends or we are dating and if we are no longer dating, we simply don’t keep in contact much.
And if we are in contact, it’s very casual and certainly not consistent.
The alternative means checking his texts and Facebook messages, and no one wants to be in a relationship with someone who does that.
So, do YOU have any back-burner folks that you’d call if you were suddenly single?
He never makes plans with you ahead of time and always plays it by ear.