THIS MONTH: “Is there a good way to say ‘Thanks, but I’m not interested’ to someone that messaged you? ” Check out how the dating experts responded after the jump.
“In online dating world, even moderately attractive or seemingly successful members are showered with adoration as if they were celebrities.
The guys that end up really liking me are truly the bottom of the barrel in every sense (looks, intelligence). If that's what I can get then I would rather be single.So either say nothing (you don’t even know this person – you are not obligated to respond), or simply say, ‘I don’t think we’re a match, but thanks for the email.’ I think it’s important to note, though, that rejection can be a good thing!If I hadn’t been told ‘I’m not interested’ by various men I’ve liked over the years, I wouldn’t have found the love of my life.“You should always treat others, as you would like to be treated yourself.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.