One of the most uncomfortable things about dating is having to let a potential suitor down easy, particularly because there's absolutely nothing easy about it. Read on for how to face the moment graciously and walk away feeling guilt-free. While politely declining an invitation can be complicated, making up a fake significant other or lying about your weekend plans is totally uncool and can make you look bad. Express that you're flattered, but not interested. And while we're talking about honesty, never say yes just because you feel guilty.
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You are not logged in, either login or create an account to post comments. How do I say thanks but no thanks to someone after a date? Recently we got together in a park to chat and drink wine. I don't feel romantically interested. How do I handle this? We have texted virtually every day for a bit, laughing and joking a lot, sharing personal info, sending occasional photos and having a couple chats on the phone.
#203: Scripts for saying “It was nice to meet you! But not THAT nice.”
Begin with a sincere compliment of some kind. No need to explain why it is not a good fit. In fact, we recommend just the opposite.
You are under no obligation to say yes to a date just because someone asks you. The good news is you don't have to be forcefully rude when declining a date invitation in order to get your point across. Many people - women, in particular - have a difficult time saying no when asked out on a date.