They dated on and off for eight years. She'd already visited his hometown. She was planning another visit-- upon his request. Then, he ghosted her. She hasn't heard from him since.
The woes of the millennial dating scene are not lost on most of us, but one of the worst trends to have developed in the past few years is 'ghosting'. Urban Dictionary defines the far-too-common phenomenon as "The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date."