Posted by Saul_of_Tarsus Just say "I'm flattered but I have no interest being anything other than an acquaintance with you. I hope you respect that decision."
Although I doubt this is the problem....
I probably didn’t explain myself properly, the OP was just an example.. but this ^^^ Being more direct and to the point rather than thinking too much about not trying to hurt someone else’s feelings, as it clearly doesn’t work. They do always come back with answers and flattery like it’s a debate when you’ve made a statement though. I’m going to open the message and answer it.
Tbh, I really like going to that store, I’m always fixing up something and it’s conveniently close 😂