In today’s fast-paced world, communication has never been easier, and yet, ghosting remains a prevalent issue in personal and professional relationships. Ghosting is the act of suddenly and inexplicably cutting off communication with someone without any explanation or warning. It leaves the person on the receiving end feeling confused, hurt, and searching for closure. In a recent episode of our podcast, Modern Gays, we discussed the concept of ghosting and shared our own experiences in an episode titled “We Got Ghosted.”
One of the primary reasons ghosting is so painful is that it denies the individual on the receiving end the opportunity for closure. Closure is an essential aspect of moving forward in life, as it allows us to process our feelings, understand what went wrong, and ultimately learn and grow from the experience. Ghosting robs us of this opportunity, leaving us in a state of limbo, wondering what happened and why.