Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Location: New Zealand and Australia. You know, you aren't really into the person, but you don't want to crush them. Lets hear what you have done or said, to let someone down gently. A pretty common scenario and for those in the situation, it may give an Idea or two.
Here are some ways to turn a guy down as gently as possible. Just let him down easily. Tell him that you are currently seeing someone or already in a relationship. Use your friend as a buffer. If your friends are there with you, call in reinforcement and get some help if you really need it. Bring in your friend to diffuse the situation and let them casually pull you away. You can secretly pretend to receive a call so you can leave in a rush or even text a friend so that they can actually call you.
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I am a huge people-pleaser. It's taken some time for me to accept it and say it out loud but it's true. There is truly nothing I hate more in life than having to do something that might hurt someone or make them upset. Even just the vague concept of hurting someone else bothers me so much that I would go to pretty much any length to avoid doing so.
Last Updated: January 13, References Approved. Christina is the founder of Preferred Match preferredmatch. There are 18 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Though it can be flattering to be asked out on a date, there may be occasions that you wish to refuse an invitation.