Dating Glossary: Cushioning

712 days ago via Velvetmonkey    Discuss    Dating and Relationships


TDLR: Cushioning: when you’re in what you think is a serious relationship, but your partner is keeping ‘cushions’ in the wings—just in case.

If you’ve never said it out loud, it allows us to give you the mic and take it away: being in a relationship is scary AF. Not only does is it mark the end of your so-called ‘freedom’ to have casual sex as you please, but it requires compromise, commitment and—the most terrifying of all—vulnerability.

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