Today's dating scene is brutal. Whether you meet people through dating apps, online, or in person, things are getting pretty serious. We live in an age where some men react negatively to rejection, even when it's polite and respectful. Women and girls who turn down dates are, at best, told that they're fat and ugly anyway. At worst, they are threatened with humiliation, rape, and death. Not all men are like this, by any means – nobody thinks that all men behave that way – but I would wager that every woman has been insulted or threatened for turning down a date. Especially on dating apps, if you ignore someone you're not interested in, you're abused. If you say “no thanks” or that it isn't a good match, you get abused. So what's the right way to turn down a guy when you're not into him? I don't think there is a right way, given that they're all so divisive, but here are some suggestions.