Not to worry, that’s not necessarily a reflection on either of you. No one wants to really show someone off who may potentially be a no-one in a matter of days. In fact you would have most likely met each other’s friends but in the most casual haphazard ways, you are after all kinda sorta friends.
Urban Dictionary describes the term as: 'When a guy or girl gives someone just enough attention to keep their hope of a relationship alive.' The term, also referred to as Hansel and Gretelling, is common on dating apps and sees people send a flurry of communications to a match with no intention of meeting the person.
The cougar can be anyone from an overly surgically altered wind tunnel victim, to an absolute sad and bloated old horn-meister, to a real hottie or milf.
Cougars are gaining in popularity -- particularly the true hotties -- as young men find not only a sexual high, but many times a chick with her shit together.
'It's also worth remembering that some people use dating apps purely as a vanity exercise.
They they just want to know they are attractive to other people.'Breadcrumbing follows on from the term 'ghosting' which found its way into our vocabulary in 2015.
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Dating expert Charly Lester explains the phenomenon as an excercise of 'vanity' helping to feed the senders ego.