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Ghosted? Here’s How To Not Respond

By Erica W. Smith

PHOTOGRAPHED BY SERENA BROWN.

I’m definitely guilty of impulsively sending a final text to people who have ghosted me: “That was mean.” “I know you’re ghosting, but heads up I have strep throat now so you might too.” Or, I’ll send a single ghost emoji. But did these texts prompt a response from the ghoster, or offer me any kind of closure? No, of course not! And dating experts say that although it may be tempting…

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