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In the name of all that is sensitive and unsubtle in this world (because no one wants to wonder if "I'm busy this weekend" actually means "ask me later" or "ask me ") we're telling you how to say "no," sans snoot, snark, and sour feelings.1. You've been suspecting that your best guy friend has had a thing for you for quite some time now.
And while you love him, that love is 100 percent platonic.
: If you don't want to date this person, don't do it!
Instead of raising your eyebrows and letting that question sink, unspoken, into his desperate soul, try this: "I'm so flattered. I don't feel the same way, but I'd definitely like to put the past behind us and be friends."7.
Repeat after us: Workplace relationships are a bad idea. Not only is it quite possibly against your boss' rules, but if you break up—and heck, even if you don't—it can create major tension for everyone. Drill the fact that this isn't a good plan into your own head, and then drill it into his by saying this: "Oh, I don't date people I work with. You're tempted to treat this sucker just as meanly as he's treated you since the dawn of time, but alas, that conscience of yours is holding you back. Say something like: "Wow, I didn't see that coming. And you can always say this: "If I was a few years older or you were my age, I'd say yes.
So Jerkface have a heart&and it turns out he wants yours, too. But dating somebody in college (or older, yikes) can get you in serious trouble, and not just with your parents. Check your state's laws to make sure you're not running afoul of some statute or other.
Eh, that's a little odd but certainly not unheard of.