Introducing “curving”: when someone rejects you in a way that is so sneaky, you probably wont even recognise it as rejection. Its a way of letting someone down without actually telling them youre no longer interested.
Is ghosting worse than curving?
Curving is often considered worse than ghosting, but its very similar. According to Urban Dictionary, curving is like ghosting except more brutal: They wanna seem nice, maybe they take days, or even weeks, to reply to your last WhatsApp message.
Why would a guy String me along?
The reason most men string girls along is because they have a need to feel desired and fawned over. If youre being strung along, youll often know because hell snap to attention and ramp up his efforts the moment he sees you flirting with another guy—or worse, walking away.