Don't know how to say NO this Valentine's? Here are 9 ways to politely decline the question

Don't know how to say NO this Valentine's? Here are 9 ways to politely decline the question

Valentine's Anthem 2023: I can buy MYSELF Flowers, write my name in the sand!

Keep calm and say 'no' this Valentine's Day!

Have you often struggled with rejecting people or denying advances? It's hard to say 'no' in general, let alone rejecting a proposal, right? Well, tbh, turning someone down shouldn't be so hard, really. You can be a good person, have a kind heart, and still say no.

And, so, here is a curated list of 9 ways to help you say 'NO', and politely!

It's me, hi, I'm the problem it's me!

Imagine your neighbour is totally in a mood to ask you out this Valentine's, but you wanna stay home, relax and be as far as you can from the dating drama, just tell him/her, "It's not you, it's me!"

Sach keh raha hai deewana!

"Abba nahi manengey!" Another very genuine response, taking the society and social issues under consideration. This response can literally be used under any and every circumstance.


When someone from your school or college friend circle starts generating feelings for you, but you know it'll just mess up the bond, you can also go head and tell them, "we're just friends!"

I'm so sorry but I'm just not ready for this right now!

A progressive response for the time when you know that you are not in the right headspace and need more time to be ready for a new relationship.

You know its not the same AS IT WAS.

"Sorry, but I'm no more into guys/girls!!"

This is totally a GenZ thing and a savage reply to tell them that it's not happening.

It's just me, myself and I, cuz I got me for life!

Another progressive response for the time when you need to concentrate on your personal life, hence, "I need to focus on myself and my career." It could indeed be called practicing a healthy lifestyle.

"I'm actually waiting for my crush to say yes, sorry!"

Tell them that you already have someone in your heart or you are in some kind of a situation-ship. Nobody wants to get into that!

Now that could be completely made-up, but guess they'll never know.

I'm way too good at goodbyes!

Blocking someone isn't exactly a polite way but the option should surely be used if someone is just not taking 'no' for an answer. Hence, one way forward: block and ghost.

Self-love can always be a valid reasoning, people! Just go with, "I like being single." And let's think of it this way, why fall in love when you can fall asleep?

So, if you're being bombarded with questions and proposals, here's a quick way of getting out of it. P.S. We hope you don't break hearts while saying NO.

Good luck!

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