INSPIRED by the words of Dua Lipa, allow me to give you some advice: Don’t pick up the phone, you know he’s only calling because he’s in quarantine and alone.
That’s right, it seems nothing makes an ex more thirsty than self-isolation as we adjust to life in these bizarre and lonely times.
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Now, I am no dating expert, but I’ve been in the game long enough to know that Sunday evening is the golden window for swiping and chatting to potential love interests.
Wanting to be fresh for Monday, people don’t tend to have plans, freeing up their time for a little dating app action.
But with social events cancelled and most of us working from home, every day starts to feel like a Sunday: Cue the ex-boyfriend or girlfriend popping back up.
And it seems I'm far from alone – the hashtag ‘#quarantineandchill’ has been used over 78,000 times on Instagram, with tongue-in cheek memes doing the rounds.
'I hadn't heard from him for months'
On day two of working from home, my phone pinged. Opening WhatsApp, I actually gasped “What?!” out loud as I looked at the screen.