Posts tagged "rejection"

Asshole Sets Woman’s House On Fire For Rejecting His Advances On Facebook

James Graham, a 37-year-old man from Kentucky, has been indicted on several charges after, police say, he set fire to a woman’s house because she rejected his advances on Facebook.

Apparently, Graham had been leaving comments on 23-year-old Joanie Yount’s Facebook photos, and when she told him she was not interested in him…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / December 23, 2014

Dating Don’ts: How To Handle Rejection In Dating

Like conducting a job search, online dating is an exercise in patience, compatibility, and, sometimes, rejection. It’s not romantic, but to a certain degree, the search for a suitable partner is not unlike the job hunt. You use the internet to varying degrees of success, clicking and writing emails and then clicking some more, and…

By: Megan Reynolds / July 29, 2014

How To Handle Rejection Like A Pro

No one likes rejection (duh!), but it happens to the best of us. And everyone has their own way of dealing with it. From denial to getting sassy, here are all your different options in the unfortunate case that you get let down by the person you’re into. Get clicking and choose your best reactio…

By: Tres Sugar / July 11, 2013

Girl Talk: It Says A Lot About A Man If He Can’t Handle Rejection

The older I get, the better I become at listening to what my intuition is telling me. I haven’t always been able to read when something is “off” with a guy, but I’m figuring it out. And thank God.

Take this weekend. I’d been messaging for a couple days with a guy from…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 18, 2013

Girl Talk: Ask Me Out On A Damn Date

Hello there. You. Yes, you! I have something I would like to talk to you about.

It’s come up a couple of times recently and it’s gotten so irritating that I finally have to say something about it. I’m pretty sure you’re not even aware of what you’re doing or why it bother…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 18, 2011

Dater X: Why Does Rejection Make Us So Angry?

I looked at his profile before I read the email he sent—a rookie online dating mistake. The guy in the photos looked highly attractive—green eyes, a shaved head, a strong, square jaw line, and an impeccable sense of style. In his answers to the cheesy profile questions, he managed to seem funny and charming. I…

By: Dater X / October 5, 2010

How To Properly Tell Someone You’re Not Interested In A Second Date

Someone at the New York Times must be reading The Frisky, because Sunday’s “Social Q’s” column responded to a question that Amelia addressed last week. Reader Nick wrote:
“I went on a date with a girl I’d met online. I didn’t feel any connection and don’t want to go on a second date. Should…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 27, 2009