Pocketing is a situation where a person youre dating avoids or hesitates to introduce you to their friends, family or other people they know, in-person or on social media, even though youve been going out for a while. Your relationship seems non-existent to the public eye, she says.
Why would a man hide his relationship?
When someone hides their relationship, often its because they want to appear available in the dating pool. Now it can be specifically for one person he is still not over or because he likes the attention from opposite sex. Unless youre in an open relationship, being available isnt very cool.
What is a backburner relationship?
Being on the back burner means that youre in someones life as a second (or third) choice, Jonathan Bennett, relationship and dating expert at Double Trust Dating, tells Bustle. They maintain a relationship by communicating with you just often enough to keep you interested, but dont show signs of fully committing.