As with real life, you must do it quickly — and with a modicum of kindness, if possible.Granted, for some people, a more heavy-handed approach is necessary. Polite is good, but if it doesn't work, try sterner and firmer. If you need further coaching, go to your local electric company's customer service department and see how it handles you when you try to dispute a bill by saying, "I never used that electricity." Many appropriate ways are available to encourage someone to move along. This article points out the major ways to do so in specific situations.
If you're guilty of rudeness, poor hygiene or bad driving, that could explain why you're still single.
A survey has stated that these are the major turn-offs in the world of new relationships, so anyone looking to settle down should take note.
Rudeness scored highest in the list, with 81% of Brits citing bad manners as the worst thing a suitor can do, closely followed by bad personal hygiene selected by 80%.
Lacking a sense of humour is terminal for budding romance, according to 70%, while self-obsession is a massive problem for 69% of respondents.
The research, conducted by independent road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists , found road rage to be the worst first-date faux pas for almost half - 46% - of people, whilst a similar number say texting at the wheel leaves them wanting to put the brakes on the date.
Talking on a mobile while driving came next, with 44%, and the top ten was completed with bad dress sense for 40%, sweaty palms for 25% and a neat and tidy 23% being put off by a dirty car.A further one in 10 (11%) are irritated by someone who takes 15 minutes to park, whilst an eighth of Brits (13%) find overly cautious drivers who go under the speed limit off-putting.Those hoping to pick up brownie points, on the other hand, should note that the top three dating turn-ons are a sense of humour, politeness and good personal hygiene.The Internet is a strange place, and what seems abnormal for in-person experiences is completely common on the Internet.Notice that the word is common, not polite or considerate.You need to know how to dish out rejection in an appropriate way.