New York Magazine’s Sex Lives Podcast: the Exquisite Cruelty of Read Receipts

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Former Sex Lives co-host Allison P. Davis — now a staff writer at the Ringer — returns to deliver a master class on manipulating love interests by text message. Specifically, the exquisite cruelty of “read receipts,” the pitfalls of flirting by GIF, and a little-discussed side effect of ghosting: haunting. Tell us your opinion by leaving a voice mail at 646-494-3590. With Maureen O’Connor.

Sex Lives Podcast: the Exquisite Cruelty of Read Receipts