People who ignore messages are my pet peeve.

I think there is no greater insult to someone than to pretend they don’t exist. When you ignore a message someone sent you, especially if it’s personally directed just to you, you are saying that your time is worth more than my interest in you. There is nothing wrong with saying, “No, thanks I’m not interested in whatever you’re asking” — in fact, that is healthy and respectful to both yourself and the other person (because it’s equally depressing when someone says, “Yes…” halfheartedly to an idea, gets everyone’s hopes up, and then drops the ball or falls…