9 Tips On How To Reject Someone Without Being A Total Jerk

Rejecting someone is not easy, and no one likes to be rejected. I think part of why it’s so difficult to turn someone down is that we all know what it feels like to be rejected. You don’t want to be the cause of that feeling for someone else. But leading someone on is much worse than rejecting them.

Everyone thinks of rejection as this mean, horrible thing. Yeah, it sucks, but not having feelings for someone isn’t a crime. Sometimes it’s just not there, which isn’t really anyone’s fault. The truth is, you can reject someone nicely and without being a jerk. Here are some guidelines:

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  • Oren Wysocki

    If you dont want to marry a Jewish girl or date her, protect her dignity, be a mench about her feelings and back out of the situation. The same applies if you are a white gentile nohaide and a black girl hits on you that you dont want to date, you dont explain why you are rejecting her, be conscious of her dignity and feelings, and try to let her down easy. If she gets offended thats not your fault.

  • EvaMarie Adame

    When I have to reject a guy, I say: “Oh, I’m so sorry, but I don’t really like you. Or guys… in that way.” I’ve never had to reject a girl, so I can’t help there.