“Nothing personal,” he pointed out, “no judgements. You took the time to look through all the horrendous profiles and found their lone redemptive gem. When a second week passes without response, you write off any possible “she’s on vacation” or “she’s in a coma” explanations, and make a deal with yourself.
I’m sure she’s very nice, she’s just not for me.” So I told him I thought he had his answer. Though the potential majesty of your union was obvious, you played it slow, relaxed, totally chill. You will not treat others the way you have been treated.
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None of us likes to be rejected, and if we have any empathy about us at all we’re uncomfortable inflicting pain and/or embarrassment on someone – especially since that person’s only crime is thinking we’re kinda neat. When I first signed up for back in 2010 I didn’t know the rules. It turns out that I much prefer being ignored to being acknowledged in cases of rejection.
I remember feeling obliged, when I got a message from a woman who didn’t interest me, to try and craft a nice reply that didn’t make her feel bad about herself. If there’s no contact, it’s harder to take it personally.
She lived far away, had a mediocre profile, wasn’t particularly witty, but had written him a very nice email.
He wanted to give her a chance, and see if maybe things might improve after a few emails. Frankly, I had it about three sentences ago, but then he told me about “the problem.” The problem was, you see, she had two pictures that looked like this: Except that instead of this professional hockey-playing gentleman sipping from the Stanley Cup, it was a girl. Who clearly felt that the key to finding her dream man lay in displaying her fondness for drinking out of silver bowls with sweaty Russian men.
Our exclusive interview with Anna Post, great-great-granddaughter of late manners guru Emily Post.