Maybe she got a little too excited about the whole thing?
• Episode #183 – Rich / Jackie Rich met Jackie online of course… not exactly coworkers, but for sure work in the same large building.
However, if one person expresses interest in getting together again, I think proper dating etiquette is to clearly communicate that you are no longer interested.
In the first few casual dates, prior to any discussion of exclusivity or commitment, both men and women are guilty of blowing off a romantic interest.
Do you really owe someone a let down response if you’re only in the “getting to know you” stage?
Plus: 11 Ways Technology Can Kill Your Relationship Another time, a guy I was dating for over a month texted me at 5 p.m. I responded with an “OK” and promptly deleted his phone number.
So he invented this mystery itch and then ghosted forever.
• Episode #188 – Marie / Kevin Marie and Kevin met on Bradford Beach and Marie thought she had found herself some summer lovin! • Episode #187 – Jaime / Mike Jaime and Mike met on an app, went out for drinks, which turned into laughing the night away and closing down the bars. Blair was super looking forward to their dinner date… • Episode #184 – Abby / Gene Abby and Gene matched on Tinder, went out for pizza and beer… Abby thought their connection was real, buuuuut it wasn’t real for Gene… • Episode #182 – Dave / Rachel Dave and Rachel met at work…
• Episode #186 – Stephanie / Cody Stephanie was cautious when she met Cody online because… • Episode #185 – Tim / Blair Tim and Blair met online, and quickly hit it off because they had so much in common!
Whether you’ve been Houdini, and pulled a disappearing act, gone radio silent, or played the slow fade where you wait longer and longer to respond to someone until you’re blatantly ignoring him or her, the bottom line is, Sometimes there can be an innocent misunderstanding when one person feels a connection and the other has no interest in pursuing it any further.
In this situation, sometimes we assume our date felt the same disconnect.
If one person expresses interest in another date, the answer is yes!
If the chemistry was lacking and there was no follow-up on either part, then it’s ok to go your separate ways in silence.
So, presuming that you are canceling for a perfectly good reason and not trying to pull a cowardly fade-out, it’s important to remember that canceling on someone you really care about may easily give wrong impression.