If you're like me you probably thought dating was going to be fun. Even if it doesn't lead to marriage, you still get to meet and get to know plenty of attractive people. Except it turns out that dating can be very difficult, especially for us guys (I'm not saying it's not hard for girls too), because we do the lions share of approaching, asking out and getting turned down.
Look, I get it, the majority of women are not going to be attracted to the average guy. You have every right to turn down someone that you're not interested in, but would it take so much effort not only to do it nicely, but in regards to online dating, actually give a response?
Out of possibly hundreds of unreturned messages in the online dating world, I have only ever gotten one reply that politely stated she wasn't interested, but thanked me anyway for the message. I cannot tell you what a breath of fresh air that was, and only served to make that girl all the more attractive in my eyes. Turning someone down is never pleasant, but if they took the time to work up the sometimes extraordinary amount of courage it takes to ask someone out, they deserve a response.
And guys, if they do turn you down, try to refrain from insulting or hurling obscenities to the rejectee. Rejection hurts, hell, feel free to let the person who rejected you know that, but it's not their fault they're not attracted to you, so don't treat it like it is.