It WOULD work for someone else—hard as that may be to grasp if the person you’re letting down has done something you deem deplorable.But someone else A former US Air Force Captain turned Author / Coach / Speaker, Bryan Reeves has triumphed through multiple dark nights of the soul after hurling himself into the transformational fires of intimate relationship over and over again.
) depending on how important it is to you to explain why you’re ending the dance: 1. You can absolutely keep your heart open and be kind even as you simply say you’re choosing a different path. Do so in a way that does not make it their fault—because it probably isn’t, anyway.
Also, there’s no rule that says you need to offer justification or explanation for what you do or don’t want. Whatever your judgments about their character, the truth is, this relationship simply doesn’t work for you anymore.
Stick to things like "Sorry, but I have a boyfriend" (or "I just decided to be exclusive with someone else" if you've already gone out with him but don't want to keep doing so).
And although there's always a danger he'll find out the truth (which is why you should probably just tell it in the first place), don't use that if it's a blatant lie he'll be able to confirm with friends the same day.
Maybe there was just no chemistry, or your complete difference of opinions made it hard to stay seated, but whatever it is you're not really about date number two. However, as obvious as that seemed to you, your date didn't seem to get the picture and now he/she is persistently texting you, asking you to meet up once more.