A DTR conversation is a pivotal moment in a relationship: Bi people might prefer dating one gender and sleeping with another, but we still call 'em bi. They're intentionally sexually provocative pictures posted on social media in order to ensnare hapless scrollers-by. If the one-night stand was a product of the 20th century's loosening sexual mores, the several-night stand is a distinctly 21st-century invention. An open relationship is a committed, romantic relationship that contains an arrangement where both parties can sleep with other people. Ghosting is when you disappear out of someone's life because you're no longer interested in them, instead of telling them directly.
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Still, swinging is alive and well for Gen Xers taking advantage of increasingly liberal sexual mores as society shifts slowly away from the restrictive confines of absolute monogamy and towards something a little bit more flexible. It ain't mutually exclusive. For high-school sweethearts starting college at separate schools, this could be a prelude to a Thanksgiving breakup, better known as a turkey dump. Meaning someone who's turned on by a person's mind rather than physical appearance, it's a neat marriage of style and substance, as only huge nerds would dare self-identify as sapiosexuals. But when was the last time you needed to use a damn eggplant emoji to signify eggplant?