The word to describe a relationship between people who seem to have romantic feelings for each other but where one or both refuse to act on these feelings.
May be caused by fear of commitment.
May be caused by fear of sex.
It's quite bloody crazy.
Lizzy: We're not a couple! We're crackablunkaphlum!
Finch: But we're practically married! we sleep in the same bed for God's sake!
Finch: But I LOVE YOU
Lizzy: I crackablunkaphlum you!
Finch: But I haven't had sex in a year!
Lizzy: That's crackablunkaphlum!