Remember, some people are swamped with more messages than they can cope with (I know a woman who joined a dating website and by the next morning, she’d received over 200 messages – she was so overwhelmed, she simply closed her account).
Perhaps the person you’ve contacted is only online to test the water or assess their own attractiveness, and they’re not looking for a relationship at all (it happens). They may be getting over a broken heart, or are in a difficult period in their life. Being turned down doesn’t mean you’re not attractive or likeable, or that you won’t be a perfect match for someone else.
Being rejected by someone makes us feel small, worthless, insecure and unwanted.
We lose our self confidence and want to crawl into our shell until we feel strong again.
It’s just way too worrisome for me the way I’m currently going about it. ”Worrying in Worcester Dear Worrying, Regardless of what kind of dating you do, rejection is a part of it.
When you think about it, people online aren’t really rejecting you because they don’t even know you yet. Reframing Rejection from People You Haven’t Met Yet So my biggest piece of online dating advice is to reframe the word “rejection” as it relates to the people you haven’t met yet.
Prospects are making snap judgments and drawing conclusions quickly without having the full story. Instead, simply think of them as opting out of your dating pool.
Do you feel you can’t handle the rejection that comes with meeting new people?
Read my advice to this woman who feels the same way and how she can turn things around to lighten up and enjoy the process more. I don’t know how not to get upset, stressed out, and anxious over all the rejection on the Internet dating sites.