One of the main concerns people have about online dating is that they will be rejected. Sandy Weiner, dating expert and founder of, talks about ways in which online daters can overcome their fear of rejection and deal with it in the event that it does occur. If it turns out that you are not compatible with someone after a few dates, Ms. Weiner suggests that you reframe this as a gift—you are being given the opportunity to find someone with whom you are compatible. Online dating is full of sifting and sorting—this is a detour on your journey to love and not something to be taken personally. True rejection may occur in online dating, but even here we have the option to reframe this as something positive as we continue our search for partnership.

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