Casual Dating Terms Explained – NSA, DTF, ONS, MBA


Language is a remarkable thing. It only takes a cursory glance of books from even a hundred years ago to see that though we speak the same language, it’s changed dramatically.

Each and every day we’re innovating on the language, dreaming up new words and phrases, attaching meaning and creating abbreviations to help us navigate an increasingly technological world.

Some of those abbreviations are so ubiquitous as to be entirely unremarkable, like ‘lol’ and ‘tbh’, but there are other, more mysterious terms which might well confuse you if you’ve never encountered them before. That’s never truer than when it comes to casual online dating, which has its own unique set of phrases. So, what do you need to know? Let’s take a look

These are just some of the more common terms that you might well come across when you’re using an online dating website, so keep an eye out for them. Spotted an abbreviation that we missed? Share it with us in the comments!

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