Online, they feel like tough guys because they hide behind a computer screen, or maybe they just forget that women are human beings, so they feel totally cool with insulting girls after a rejection.
Common decency isn't there when online daters get rejected, clearly.
I mean, not to seem old fashioned, but why should I have asked him out?
Almost every girl I talked to was called "fat," a "slut," or a "bitch" by a guy who they were trying to turn down politely.
While there's definitely some idiots out there who would do this in meatspace, the fact is that most guys would never do this in public "” most likely because they may end up causing a scene, getting punched, or have a drink thrown in their faces.
A sad face doesn't convey the same "oomph" as actually seeing someone in tears.
It makes a lot of romantic chit chat much less intense, and can even make it dull, stupid, or downright awkward at times.