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Here are the 10 emotional stages of e-mail rejection:

Why I permanently block people who lack common courtesy of responding to mails.
1

Excitement

Send an important email to the person you are looking to connect with.
2

Anxiety

Constant refreshing of your e-mail for the first 5 hours.
3

Curiosity

Wondering why they haven’t responded back yet.
4

Investigation

Checking if your mail was sent.
5

Confusion

You start questioning your contents of the e-mail. Maybe it was too long or too short? Maybe they already don't like you? Why has that person not responded back yet?
6

Sadness

Be honest, it’s a little dejecting to send an important email and not get a response.
7

Anger

Why hasn’t that person responded back? How unprofessional of them. If they wanted to say no, all they had to do was say NO. That person doesn’t know what they’re missing out on.
8

Acceptance

You have come to acceptance with the person not e-mailing you back. It is what it is.
9

Lack of Acceptance

Okay, so you haven’t truly accepted it yet. They were probably busy and lost track of the e-mail you sent. So you send another follow up e-mail with a different approach.
10

Repeat

Go to step 2 and start the process over again.

I wish people would give everyone an ounce of respect for what they are doing and just reply back with an honest answer.

Comments (12)

Moelle
Why should it bother you. Concentrate on them that respond to you. You do not need to block them because I doubt they will message you.
really I send my mail and dont care about what happens or not after !blah blah
last step: a grateful death..blues
Yuniksha
If I'm not interested then I don't respond. But if he is respectful but I'm still not interested then I'll let him know via msg
Mahabhava
Sometimes people are rude, sometimes indifferent or just do not care. I agree that no response is also response. We may not like but nothing can be done. No one can be forced to communicate.
ImagineLove
Close.handshake
Glatlol
Comic value? Then shouldnt it be funny?
contraption
...it must have gone off to work through the piles of fan mail.
contraption
I won't even try to explain to you that it is only for the comic value. Thanks for responding, are you growing artificial ethics now?
Glatlol
No it doesnt and making polls and lists about the issue is beyond sad.
contraption
Yes it means you are lacking basic politeness. Even in Ireland.
Glatlol
Your kidding right? If not then you really need to get a life, no response is a response in itself, get over it.
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