New Dating Trends You Should Know

Pocketing: Have things been getting serious between you and your better half, but he still hasn’t introduced you to his mother? Chances are, you’ve been pocketed. “He knows he’s really never gonna get serious with this person,” Frankel, owner of NYCity Matchmaking, told The Post. “[The relationship] is fun, but he doesn’t see her as a future wife. Why get friends and family involved?”


Cookie Jarring: The term refers to treating someone as a back-up option while you’re dating other people. You may not be that serious about your date, but you sporadically dip your hand in the cookie jar if you don’t have any better snacks in front of you. “I think some people really don’t know what they want,” says, Kate MacLean, a dating expert at Plenty of Fish. “You can’t just be stringing along another person.”


You-Turning: Some people may be too good to be true. You-turning refers to falling head-over-heels over someone, but you discovered something completely off-putting about them, like poor oral hygiene or a recent criminal record. “You’ve turned the other way towards the end of the relationship because of that major deal breaker,” MacLean said.