Be honest, even if you know the other one won't be happy about your answer!
Be honest with your feelings. If the other one likes you or not, it is okay.
We need to learn to say no instead of having a formal attitude that keeps us from being honest and expressing what we really want.
People often say and do things that they don’t believe in. How long can you play such a drama? You have to live in your original consciousness.
Follow your teachings yourself. Your teaching only has power if you live it yourself with your honesty. A smoker cannot give a lecture about the harm of smoking.