Forget ‘ghosting.’ ‘Cushioning’ is the newest way to be a terrible person.

August 21, 2017

First came ghosting and breadcrumbing and benching, and now we have cushioning? Cushioning, in case youre not familiar, is the practice of buying yourself a little insurance while you’re in relationship. You chat or otherwise string along a few people called “cushions” so you have something to fall back if you get dumped. Ugh. At this point its actually amazing how many words weve invented for being an a-hole. This…

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Forget ‘ghosting.’ ‘Cushioning’ is the newest way to be a terrible person.

May 27, 2017

First came ghosting and breadcrumbing and benching, and now we have cushioning? Cushioning, in case youre not familiar, is the practice of buying yourself a little insurance while you’re in relationship. You chat or otherwise string along a few people called “cushions” so you have something to fall back if you get dumped. Ugh. At this point its actually amazing how many words weve invented for being an a-hole. This…

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