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By now, most of us have heard of the term ghosting: when a romantic partner suddenly ceases contact, with no explanation or prior-warning. They just seem to fall off the face of the earth.

In some cases it doesn't end there, the ghoster moves on to 'orbiting' their ex-partner: closely following your social media presence, liking your pictures and stories but never getting back into contact. It can be a disconcerting and upsetting experience.

There are things that you can do to protect yourself against these very modern relationship problems, but have you already experienced them?