However, for people, particularly those over 30, who are looking for answers to the puzzling question "Why am I still single? Relationship rules tend to go hand-in-hand with game-playing. And while I believe being direct and saying "I'm not interested" is actually the nicest way to go about it, here are some other options if you feel the need to sugarcoat.
A date is figuring things out.
We think of dating certain people as "settling" without ever seeing how that person could make us happy in the long-term. Damn straight, I am. And guys are allowed to not be interested in you! LW, if YOU are happy, then who cares? For both of your sakes, just drop it before it gets messy.