This is not an “honour” issue; your own insecurities are getting the best of you.
1) Complaining about your overtly jealous woman then throwing tantrums when she merely glances at other men in the room.
You are not the Sultan and whatever applies to her applies to you as well. 2) Flaunting your finances when wooing a woman, wining and dining her at the priciest spots in town, ordering the ridiculous magnum champagne bottles and showering her with expensive gifts only to later complain that she’s only with you for your money. 3) Her style is what got you noticing her in the first place, but suddenly you’re not feeling those mini dresses and shorts anymore.
It feels different, because it feels more like I’m rejecting a person, well, personally, rather than saying they aren’t the right fit or we had more qualified applicants. I do indeed think the etiquette for rejection in different in these two situations: It’s much more acceptable not to reply to messages from would-be suitors on online dating sites than it is for employers not to reply to job applicants.
I also think I would get more pushback of the kind hiring managers sometimes get when we reject an applicant. Part of it is just a difference in conventions — the professional conventions for hiring are different than the conventions for online dating.
The same concerns about getting rid of the dramatic tension that fuel Will They or Won't They? Easily overlaps with Villainesses Want Heroes and Trickster Girlfriend.
May lead to The Masquerade Will Kill Your Dating Life if the pairing is ultimately incompatible or too unstable. For double points, they had this relationship in the sequel series as well but in reverse; Silverbolt's spark was in one of their foes and Blackarachnia was determined to convert him as he had converted her.
Employers are expected to close the loop when someone sends them business correspondence, which is what a job application is.
With online dating, there’s more of a cultural norm (among most people, at least) that if you’re not interested, there’s no need to respond to say that; it’s okay to just delete the message.
I forgot all of myself, my dream, my focus, my freedom.