How to say no to dating
By Judith Silverstein, Michael Lasky The Internet is a strange place, and what seems abnormal for in-person experiences is completely common on the Internet.Notice that the word is common, not polite or considerate.
While this sounds so cliché, it definitely applies in this situation. It’s always best to just be up front and honest with them in a nice way. s/he is really a great person, has a lot going for him/her, etc.), and then just say that you don’t feel there was a connection or chemistry.
They convince themselves it is better to just fade away.
They reason that vanishing without a trace is better than rejecting someone out right…right? By not addressing the situation, you will often succeed at exactly the thing you want to avoid: hurting someone.
Don’t waste their emotional energy making them try to read your mind – they’ll be more hurt when they realise you were never interested.
Jesus said, ‘Let your yes be yes, and your no be no.’ Something like, ‘You’re a great person and I appreciate the invitation, but I’m afraid I’m going to pass,’ delivered in a gentle way will usually be sufficient – and appreciated.
I’m very new to e Harmony and have gone on two dates with one of my first matches. They put themselves out there – their emotions, their hearts, their hopes.