In today's highly audacious dating market, we tend to see a lot of abominable behavior from men. There's ghosting, the slow fade out, and more recently, breadcrumbing. As if things couldn't get any worse. Breadcrumbing is when someone gives you juuust enough attention to string you along making you believe they might be interested, but nothing more. They might send a flirty text or Snap pic once in a while, but that's it and it never leads anywhere.
In this clip, TikToker @ar1faa explains the truth behind what's really going on when someone is breadcrumbing you. Sometimes we all just need a little reminder about what exactly we're settling for when we allow someone to lead us on.
This totally adds up! When men are giving you breadcrumbs, this isn't them needing you in their lives. This isn't them desiring to have you around. This is them keeping you in the orbit as they continue to explore other options. Maybe they need the attention or validation, or maybe they want to keep you as a backup plan for when they run out of other opportunities. Regardless, they're not very interested. They do it largely because they know you'll allow it.
Many viewers agree with this sentiment as well. User @nattttaaaalieeeee says mockingly, "'sorry I've been so busy,' 'I'm so bad at texting', no, you just don't GAF and u should just say you aren't interested smh." We couldn't have said it any better.
TikToker @nickynotnicole29 says, "I’d just be mad that I didn’t ignore him first." Right?! Many of us have had that thought like, "Well shoot, if I knew he was going to do that, I'd have just brushed him off first." On a slightly different note, commenter @frankyg72 says, "I believe it’s bread crumbing because you went on a few dates. If you never met him, he’s just not interested." That makes sense as well.
At the end of the day, what you allow is what will continue. If you notice someone isn't giving you their full attention, it's often best to remove ALL of yours.
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