It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! How to politely decline people on internet dating sites? For a little background, I went through a tough divorce in and am finally ready to try dating.
Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news but there may come a point when someone reaches out and you just do not feel the chemistry. What do you do? How should you handle it? Is there a way to politely reject an online date? Here are some tips to gently let people down depending on what stage you are in the courtship.
Show less Rejecting someone can be almost as hard as getting rejected yourself, especially if the person is a friend. Though rejecting someone is never fun, it is a natural part of life, and knowing how to do it kindly will make the whole process easier.