There's Finally A Word For When Someone Ghosts You But Still Watches Your Insta Story
"Isn’t it wild how people who ghosted you still watch every single one of your Instagram stories?"
Unless you've been living under a rock, you definitely know about ghosting.
But "ghosting," as a term, has its limits. What do you call it when someone ghosts you...but doesn't completely disappear from your life?
Behold, I present to you "orbiting," which is when someone quits talking to you but continues to interact with your posts on social media.
The ghoster is essentially out of your life, except for the occasional appearance when they circle back around to say, "Boo!"
Writer Anna Iovine seems to have coined the term back in April after a guy she was dating quit texting her back but still watched her Insta and Snapchat stories.
Orbiting basically leaves you feeling like this:
And then this:
Have you been orbited? Or have you orbited someone else? Sound off below.
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