I do not think you should suck it up and go on dates you don't want to. Should I bite the bullet and just go on these dates anyway? Did this article help you? Just go away. I'm sensitive to hurting people's feelings and I have no idea how to say, thanks but no thinks in a diplomatic way.
What about myself?
How To Tell Someone You're Not Interested Without Ghosting
Do you feel worse when you delete an email without replying, or when you reply and then occasionally get a response of the "but why not? Learn more. Be direct with them if they break the boundaries. Given the trade off between getting courteous rejection messages and having more women on the site, I'd would pick the latter without a doubt. Like everything else in life, practice makes perfect. You don't have to reciprocate their feelings to treat them kindly.