We have always been approaching the rejection problem from the receiving end how to cope with it once you are rejected by your online crushbut now we want to take a closer look at the issue and approach it from the other side. Turning someone down is never pleasant, but being honest and direct is always the best policy when you want to keep people from getting hurt. Too often people wait too long to do this and are only dragging things on.
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Saying thanks-but-no-thanks to a date is never fun but there are ways of making it easier. Give up heartless ghosting and discover how to let someone down gently. Clear and direct communication is best whether face-to-face, on the phone or online.
A reader recently wrote to ask me if she should turn down a guy she thought was really great but wasn't physically attracted to, and if so, how should she do it without being too harsh? For the first part of her question, I'm including links to past discussions of the issue at the end of this post. But I've contemplated the dilemma of how to turn a guy down without being awkward or plain old cruel a few times myself, so I consulted some men in my circle of acquaintances for their take on the issue. If they have to be rejected—sorry guys!
In fact, it takes a lot of guts and courage to turn down a proposal any proposal in dating. It is one of the most awkward situations when someone proposes to you and you have to say no on an online dating website. We all know that rejection is not very well taken as well as not very well delivered.
Unfortunately rejection is an unavoidable byproduct of dating. Part of becoming a successful dater is learning how to turn people down in a classy way. If someone has taken the initiative to send you a polite message expressing their interest, you should return the favor and let them down in an equally polite way.
When that happens, it can cause you to act awkward, say something stupid or even hurt somebody unintentionally. First, you need to be honest with yourself. It can be a waste of both your time, and the other person could get more hurt in the process.
Rejecting someone is never exactly a walk in the park, regardless of how gung ho you are about giving it to them straight. Some of us prefer to either ignore and hope it all goes away or tell a white lie in order to spare someone's feelings or is it because we just CBA with the hassle? Here, nine women explain how they turn someone down and naturally, some methods are more brutal than others Please can you leave us alone?
I am a huge people-pleaser. It's taken some time for me to accept it and say it out loud but it's true. I simply hate hurting people's feelings and would go to pretty much any length to avoid doing so.
When women turn down a date, men think that they are heartless creatures. In fact, it takes a girl a lot of courage to decline a date. If you are one of those nice girls and you want to make your rejection sound as polite as possible, this article is for you. If you are a man and you want to find out the truth behind dating rejectionthis article is for you.