Fizzling: The Slow and Painful Dating Trend You Need to Know About

Move over ghosting, there's a new dating trend in town. Fizzling is a slow and passive-aggressive way to end a relationship. Find out more here.

Fizzling, the latest dating trend that’s causing pain and confusion, is a slow end to a once-promising relationship. The fizzler has already made up their mind but puts the other person on the back burner until something better comes along. It can leave the person being fizzled with insecure attachment issues.

Love and relationship coach Kavita J. Patel advises calling it out directly, despite the discomfort and awkwardness. While fizzling may not be new, it’s a reminder of how challenging dating can be.