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I Rejected Someone

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    If There Isn't Chemistry

    I don't have offers flooding my doorstep or anything, but I have turned down a few people in my life. If there isn't chemistry there, or if I just know that logically or emotionally it isn't a good idea to date a particular person, I will be honest with them and let them know...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    It Hurt Me More!

    I'm not very good at rejecting someone, and someone that's been good to me makes it very difficult.  This was someone that I ADORE but could never see myself being intimate with.  I was very nice and explained that I didn't think that we would be a good match and why...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 1 Response May 28, 2009

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    Yeah!!! ...

    Yeah!!! when i was in my teens, i did many a time, especially if i didn't fancy a fella! i wouldn't go out with him. When your young i don't think you realise, untill you get older, and then when you think back you think, ''ah'' he was ''cute'' after all.
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 2 Responses May 28, 2009

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    yes It Was One of My Closes...

    yes it was one of my closest friends. we no longer talk..it sucks i miss him.
    BlueMoon22 BlueMoon22 18-21 1 Response Nov 10, 2008

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    A Few Times

    I have rejected one guy, and completely broken his heart. I felt bad about it, but he just wasn't my type. Sometimes you just have to say no. He hated me for a while, but it didn't phase me. Rejection is just necessary sometimes.
    xxflyawayxx xxflyawayxx 13-15, F Jun 14, 2009

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    Me 2

    I'm 45 and a week ago I broke up with My 25 year old boyfriend, in the very begining of the relationship he asked Me if our differences in age is a problem and I replied not a problem but as time went on that seemed to end up being the very problem
    MaskedVulgarity MaskedVulgarity 41-45, F Sep 2, 2011

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    Nah, Not Interested, Kay!?

    Although I don't care much for dating, I've rejected someone before solely on the basis she was bad on the inside.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M Oct 31, 2011

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    I Rejected Someone... Although I Don't Blame Myself

    My problem is, the people who like me are never people I like back. Not in 'that way.' Although a great deal of the time I feel like guys only want to be with you because you're a girl. That may sound stupid, and/or confusing but let me explain what I mean. Say you're...
    FateCantDecide FateCantDecide 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2009

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    Rejecting A Good Friend.

    I'm certainly not your miss popular in school that has many guys going for her. But i can never forget how i rejected a really good guy friend of mine. There were many rumors going around claiming that my friend had liked me, & I thought it was definitely NOT TRUE. I mean he...
    squarenails squarenails 18-21, F Apr 8, 2010

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    A Couple Times

    Both were in high school, I felt terrible about it both times. I don't like hurting people. But I've also dated someone just because I didn't want to reject them, and that always turns out worse. So... yeah.
    JonFurniss JonFurniss 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2008

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    Let's Be Straightforward

    I had this classmate whom I've known since sophmore year. We didn't talk much at first, but we were partnered together on a project or two. We finally developed a somewhat lopsided friendship during senior year. I considered him a friend, but I didn't feel as close to him as he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 2, 2011

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    A Few Times

    i am sorry to say yes i have rejected people and though i do not like to hurt peole sometimes been honest is the best thing two people sprang to mind when i saw this group alough there were others who took it well these two did not and refused to belive it was over i eventualy...
    sub63 sub63 46-50, F Mar 13, 2011

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    I Didn't Like It

    I've rejected guys, I hate breaking heart. I had this two ex boyfriend who said they would kill themselves when I break up, that was scary.
    GrueneRose GrueneRose 22-25 3 Responses Aug 2, 2007

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    I actively reject people

    and i dont feel regretful at all. Usually it occurs because who they are does not line up with who i am, or who i want to be. Saying no is perfectly okay , even if that person is well intended... Unless you're a d-bag , in which case... Stop being such a d-bag. I recently...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jun 4

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    ....

    A few people... from: back in the day with the guys who tried to get with me when I was in whatever relationship I was in at whatever given timeframe... to: more recently, blind date guy who smoked like a chimney and called things that he didn't like "retarded" or...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses May 28, 2009

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    ciijei ciijei 18-21, M Feb 8

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    Do U Remember Me?

    last year i moved to virginia to learn about my family and there lives. i never really knew them so it was exciting. the problem was i didnt know anyone there. so i turned to the internet (fyi not a very good idea) i began to meet people, mostly men. there was one who seemed very...
    dragongoddess dragongoddess 18-21, F Oct 2, 2010

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    It's Sorta Something I Had To Do

    he kept asking me out but my friend liked him and i kept saying no. i didn't even like him but my friend kept getting mad because he paid more attention to me than her.
    waitingtoberecognized waitingtoberecognized 16-17, F Mar 12, 2012

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    I really don't know what to feel now.

    I know it hurts to be rejected but i always keep on rejecting people. Every time i get emotionally attached to a person all i did is to always put an end to it even if theres no problem of what we have, who we are, what we did. I guess im just afraid to get hurt in the end...
    ciijei ciijei 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 4

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    Had To At Least 3 Times,

    he didnt get it that no meant no. well im pretty average in looks but i like to think im a fun random person to hang out with. and ill try new things all the time. ive rejected plenty of people and they all got the point. but one guy was very persistent. the first time he had...
    zelliebellie zelliebellie 22-25, F Dec 18, 2011

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    I Wish Things Were Different

    I met him in one of my classes, and we hit it off rather quickly. Soon enough, we were dating, and things were going great. I really liked him. He shared my sense of humor, we had intersecting world views with some minor differences, but nothing major. We didn't share the same...
    ForEsme ForEsme 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Can't Help It!!

    It was the last day of the first semester in college... I had been getting little clues that he was going to ask me out. I just finished my practical exam and this guy was waiting outside. When I was dashing out with the delightment of finishing my exams upto mark. He stopped me...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    Weird

    It started out three years ago, when I was in a new class (but with a lot of people I already knew, only with a bunch of new additions). There was this guy, called Michael. We were both in a kind of competition, because we were both very studious and had the best grades (I was...
    whatsername whatsername 22-25, F Oct 20, 2007

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    Rejected The Joke

    I rejected few girls. But all it was a bluff. They were just making fun out of me and my shyness. Can't blame them, the problem is in me and only me that i don't have a girlfriend...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 19, 2011

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    Bad Camping Trip/ruined Friendship

    At some point or another we've all been rejected & have rejected someone. It is just the way things flow we cannot change the way others feel or the way we feel. Most recently on a camping trip I rejected my friend Ramon. He is real nice & also not bad on the looks. I...
    Mel559 Mel559 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Not sure why I keep rejecting him

    when part of me really likes him... It's a strange feeling.
    Rose30x Rose30x 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Friends can make things awkward for me..

    In high school, I had a lot of guy friends that I thought nothing more of than just friends. But they can make it so awkward for me by trying to hint at liking me, and even though I ignore their advances, they continue to be aggressive, and this leads to them asking me on dates...
    Nataliina Nataliina 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Weird, Heartbreaking Experience

    It started at a concert at school where I was hanging out with a friend that used to go to the same school as I did, but has left two years ago. I hadnt seen her for a long time, so we had quite a lot to talk about. We were just walking around a bit when we walked into a few old...
    Straykitty Straykitty 16-18, F Jul 25, 2007

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    Now That I Think About It...

    I've rejected many people.. Well, not maaaaaany people, but, as I've been just to absorbed in my motto life: "Claraa can't have a relationship because this is not for me and it's stressing", I've been rejecting boys since I was in middle school and I tried to hide it saying...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 25, 2011

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    A Clean No Is Better Than a Long Ordeal...

    It was just after i broke up with my fist ever bf.  I  felt awful because at some level i basically used him as trainig wheels.  A t the time he was safe, and i was getting desperate to be in a relationship.  From him I learned a lot about myself and to avoid...
    cluelessandlost cluelessandlost 18-21, M Jun 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I feel stupid for saying this but I got rejected five years ago and it still hurts. I don't why...I've been rejected before and I'm nt sure why this one is so painful and different...
    sadmoon sadmoon 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    I desperately want to be close to someone. I'm a 20 year old student who has never had a large group of friends. I have two close guy friends who are like brothers to me, but of...
    wanderer623 wanderer623 18-21, M Sep 10

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    I don't know if it's depression or what it is, I feel like no one likes me and no one talks to me whatsoever, I haven't gone out on a date for a long time or with friends, bc there...
    86Funsize 86Funsize 26-30, M Sep 7

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    I'm just dying inside I have started a new job and i fell in love with my boss he is so cute and his smile is contagious since the first day I met him I can't stop thinking about...
    lostinthisword lostinthisword 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Umm i have been rejected to 8 girls. My social life sucks.
    IamDonatello IamDonatello 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have never been rejected cause i have never asked anyone :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    by my family see when i was 16 and 17 my parents well my family rejected me see i was atheist and they were completely religious and when i told them i was atheist they wouldnt...
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Last week I had dinner with a girl who has a lot of problems. Just like I do. I thought we might be able to keep each other company in this cruel world. We met yesterday and I...
    sammysadness sammysadness 36-40, M Sep 1

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    I hate rejection. I just got rejected earlier!! It feels so painful :( **** love
    Firdvxs Firdvxs 18-21, M Sep 5

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    I am a shy person so it took a lot of courage in order to do this. I asked out a guy for the first time ever and I hardly even talk to guys in the first place for a couple reasons...
    AriosaRuby AriosaRuby 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 9

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    I got out of a relationship a while back where there wasn't any trust or respect. I am the type of guy that gets invested in a relationship and will give or do anything to please...
    menke2nathan menke2nathan 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    maybe i was care too much about her and she feels uneasy but i was too blind to see. maybe she is deserved someone else than me.
    Iqbal13 Iqbal13 18-21, M Aug 18

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    I'm sitting my car and crying.. Finally grieving my breakup.. Feeling rejected sucks.. But I really want to get stronger and be better. Unfortunately, I made a mistake with having...
    ShellBellem ShellBellem 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    What are we? gfbf, mate or Fwb? He just ended a long term relationship (and i heard they are in open relationship now) Obviously he is not that into me, he rejected to take the...
    wtsthiswtstht wtsthiswtstht 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    'Don't feel bad if someone rejects you. People usually reject expensive things because they can't afford them.'
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15 1 Response Aug 27

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    But after being rejected harshly I kinda hated her. Now it's just neutral. I haven't seen her in years and I want to keep it that way
    YLIhououin YLIhououin 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    This happened when i was in 9th grade. I liked this guy and honestly i thought he liked me back! So i gathered up the courage to actually tell him that, and i did, via text. (I...
    Awesomegirl67 Awesomegirl67 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    he loved me..but i rejected him...now im in love with him..he doesnt have gf..but he is so proud and he doesnt want to be with me anymore....
    1golenaz 1golenaz 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    no cute girls or guys around ?? age 18-22 only over will b rejected ,,sorry
    memo93 memo93 18-21, F 2 days ago

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