Dating site rejection letter
I find this especially frustrating when emailing a man who may have already liked one of my pictures, or "winked" or liked my profile in general. I realize that it's a game of numbers, but I don't know if I have the constitution to take tacit rejection.How do I maintain a positive outlook in the face of rejection? I am prepared to be old and alone, but it would be awfully nice to have someone to share my life with.– Desert Island a numbers game, but you won't win anything if you're exhausted and feeling bad about yourself. It's OK to spend a few weeks letting men email you. It helps to have quality, out-of-the-house social time to balance all of the hours spent staring at your computer, wondering why some guy winked and then disappeared. I wish I could tell you why these guys wink, like, and then ignore your emails.
But if all they’ve seen is your profile, maybe it’s worth giving it a spring clean.The most successful profiles tend to be about 100 words long and use positive language – so avoid mentioning the things you dislike, and talk about the things that make you smile. It feels different, because it feels more like I’m rejecting a person, well, personally, rather than saying they aren’t the right fit or we had more qualified applicants. I do indeed think the etiquette for rejection in different in these two situations: It’s much more acceptable not to reply to messages from would-be suitors on online dating sites than it is for employers not to reply to job applicants.I also think I would get more pushback of the kind hiring managers sometimes get when we reject an applicant. Part of it is just a difference in conventions — the professional conventions for hiring are different than the conventions for online dating.Employers are expected to close the loop when someone sends them business correspondence, which is what a job application is.