You go to your inbox only to find that MagicManLovesYou has winked at you. You are flattered that someone liked your profile or how you looked. You check his profile and realize he is not for you. You don’t wink back.
A few weeks later, yet another wink. Again, from MagicManLovesYou. Again, you don’t respond. Maybe he forgot he winked at you.
A month later, your inbox shows you have a message waiting. It is from MagicManLovesYou. But this time he has emailed you and said that he likes your profile and thinks your smile is cute and would like to hear back. You realize that perhaps you were impolite and should let him know you are not interested.
You click on the “thanks, but …. ” and an auto response is sent. At least he knows.
3 weeks later, another email arrives from MagicManLovesYou. He writes as if he has never contacted you. You realize that perhaps you need to be more clear. You write him an email and say, “Thank you for your wink and email. But, I am not sure we are a great match but I wish you the best of luck in your search.”
That is clear. He will understand and stop emailing you.
One month later, you get a WINK from MagicManLovesYou. You shake your head and then start to wonder if he even remembers who he winks or if someone rejects him. You email again and say, “You have winked and emailed repeatedly. I appreciate your interest but I am not interested and would appreciate it if you not email or wink me again. I appreciate it.”
The winks and emails stop. Thankfully.
Six months later, you open your email and see, you guessed it … a WINK from MagicManLovesYou. Is he serious you think? Apparently. Is he stalking you? Doesn’t he read or get the message? How does he not remember? Maybe he just gets that many rejections he can’t remember who was sent a “Thanks, But … ”
At this point … what to do? you wonder. Well. I would block him and move on.
I do know someone who relented and did go out with the person who kept winking and emailing. It did not have a good result. So, follow your gut feeling and don’t let anyone stalk you and if they are that forgetful, just take the actions so you are not bothered again.
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