Simply be polite and let them down gently by saying ‘sorry, you’re out of my age range’ or ‘I’m looking for someone who lives a little closer’ and then wish them well in their continued search.How to cope if you get the ‘thanks, but no thanks’ message From time to time you may receive the odd ‘thanks, but no thanks’. Rejection is never easy for anyone to take, but it does happen to everyone at some point in their lives.Dating etiquette still applies online so in order to succeed, here are some basic principles that must still be adhered to.
These included things like not slouching at the dinner table, walking with your head high and your shoulders back, crossing your legs at the ankles instead of the knees, and not waving frantically with your hand.Most likely you would think of a polite way to let them down, for example ‘sorry I’m not looking for a relationship’ or ‘I’ve already got a boyfriend/girlfriend’ sort of thing.Unfortunately, you can’t get away with these excuses online because, well, let’s face it, you are looking for a relationship and that’s entirely why you’ve come here.For example, if someone messages you in the early evening, and you’re interested in them, make an effort to respond before you go to bed.
This doesn’t mean you have to be at their beck and call, but we aren’t busy 24 hours a day, even if it feels like it.If you send them several paragraphs telling your life story and complimenting them, more than likely, they aren’t going to read it all. This message should be shorter than the first one but still end with a question or statement that will make them want to reply: “Hey, Madison — just checking in to see if you got my last message.