Why do We ghost others?
According to Dr Afridi, ghosting is very common amongst people who hate conflict. “They don’t just want to delete a friend or block a colleague. They want to ignore every attempt the person makes to connect with them online and in person. I have heard people who ghost others say, ‘ It’s easier than trying to have a long conversation about why this relationship isn’t working anymore’, ‘ I don’t want to deal with the back and forth or have to explain myself’ and ‘ I don’t want to deal with them trying to convince me to get back together/ reconcile’.”
Abu Dhabi resident Denise Fernandes faced a similar situation where she was