When a relationship is ended or stalled and the only form of communicarion between the two parties is spelling love playing scrabble on line. Mating through random letters and not phrases or sentences.
A former partner one loved where one can't fully let go.
Your best friend says, "don't loose hope, you can communicate any word as scrabblemates."
Bases loaded, we are playing scrabble together and no longer only scrabblemates.