08/30/2012 01:48 pm ET

Rejected Marriage Proposals Will Break Your Heart (VIDEO)

Is there anything sadder than unrequited love? Yes, the fate of the Native Americans, children with cancer and the Mets for instance, but that’s way too depressing to talk about--so let’s stick with rejections…

Getting turned down for a date can be a bummer and getting turned down during a marriage proposal can be utterly humiliating. But neither of those experience can compare to the agony that no doubt accompanies having that rejection recorded and broadcast to the snarling Internet masses.

That’s why I salute all those in this mashup of heartbreaking proposal disasters above. Keep your collective chins up fellas, there are plenty of fish in the sea.

Click through the slideshow below to see more rejected proposals.

Rejected Proposals