Author Topic: Politely Reject? (I'd rather not "poof")[long,OP updated]  (Read 5278 times)

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triciadi

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Re: Politely Reject? (I'd rather not "poof")[long,OP updated]
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2013, 04:01:34 PM »
I also don't see that the OP is stringing anyone along.  I've been doing the online dating thing for quite a while and have met some fantastic people.  I do think, however, that it is more difficult to really get to know someone when you are only exchanging emails and it can take a while to make the decision whether this person is someone you do want to get to know in person.

I'm glad you just don't want to poof on someone.  A polite email to #3 telling him that you do not feel you wish to pursue a relationship and thanking him for his time and wishing him luck in his search would be reasonable.  For #1 you can tell him the same thing but suggest that, if he wishes, you would be open to continuing an email friendship and let him make the decision.


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Re: Politely Reject? (I'd rather not "poof")[long,OP updated]
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2013, 04:02:53 PM »
Insofar as this is an etiquette matter, the OP has received adequate advice.