Four tacky ways to decline free drinks from stranger
17 September 2014, 15:45
Nairobi - Do women in Kenya decline free drinks from strangers? With the stories
going around currently, it seems they would even drink the bar if possible. But if you are not the type to, how do you decline free drinks?
Decline the drink courteously but very firmly
Believe it or not, he
did not send the drink so that he can stare at you from across the room, while
you wait for your partner, friend or another guy to buy you another drink. It
is a barter trade and if you do not want to talk to him, then decline. Because
once you take a sip, you have invited him over. Tell the bartender to thank him
on your behalf. If you feel bad just say you are waiting for someone, if you
are not, it is still your right to decline. You do not have to make up excuses.
Do not feel bad, because if he is buying for you, he bought for others and will
try with another after you refuse.
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Use the bartender
He sees a lot of
ladies everyday being roped in by the drink and also the ones who refuse. He
brought it, I am sure he can take it back quite easily. It’s his job. He is not
allowed to force you just because he may get a tip from using you as a
Create a boundary
Some never take no, so if you keep looking back at him
instead of your partner, he will think you are interested. In this case it is
your fault if he comes over. You can even turn your sit or move so that your
back is to him. He will get the point. But no need to sneer and make faces
unless you are harassed.
Do not compliment the guy and do not flirt
It will be taken as a
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