As she restates her rejection of him, it gets blunter and blunter, until she finally says, “My feelings in every respect forbid it. ” Now that I think about it, that’s got to be one of the most awkward fictional moments ever written. I still cringe when I think about the first time I rejected a guy: I was an immature teenager, and needless to say it involved some evasive text messages and a couple of very awkward speedy exits from rooms (yes, I quite literally ran away from the situation).
To a neutral observer, my behavior probably implied that this guy had proposed marriage Mr.
And it completely depends on the guy and how he’s pursuing you.
Without a trace of awkwardness he thanked me, saying that he was hugely flattered because I was great, and then he said that he didn’t think of me as anything but a friend.
The most striking thing about his rejection, though, was that he was true to his word and continued treating me like a friend afterwards, as if what had just happened wasn’t a big deal at all.
This impressive rejection taught me that the secret formula to a mature approach to relationships and casual dating is a lot simpler than I had realized: Be open and clear about your feelings, be kind and complimentary, and unless they really did just declare their undying love for you, don’t act as if they did.
So what exactly did this guy do that I found so revolutionary?
[Read: How to be just friends with a guy who asks you out] Understand how to turn down a guy with these simple steps.
How to reject a guy You may have just broken up with a guy, you may just be friendly with another guy, or you may have met a new guy at a party.
Start with the first one, and work your way down the list.
Somewhere along the line, you’ll surely find a point that can harden his heart and make him move on. How to reject a guy nicely Now all guys aren’t bad.
It doesn’t matter what the circumstances are, but there’s a good chance that you may have come across a guy that fancies you and wants to go out with you. But if you don’t, and he’s being persistent, then you’ve got a bit of an issue on your hands.
[Read: 30 facts about guys that can help you read his mind] 10 steps to turn down a guy Rejecting a guy can be a sensitive matter.
Collins corners Elizabeth Bennet and asks her (well, more like tells her) to marry him? Collins are rare; it takes guts to express a romantic interest in someone, and most people have enough self-awareness and humility to know a rejection when they see one.