I’m going to talk about when you’re the one doing the rejecting.
Everyone talks about being rejected – how much it hurts, why it happens, and how to avoid it.
However, rejecting a nice person, or someone people admire or like, you’re bound to get some flack. One reason is they don’t have the ability to see things from your point of view because they’re too invested in their own standpoint.
Rejection can make you feel inadequate as a person and it can make you feel powerless.
This is the tough part, the down side of dating and relationships.
I’ve written my share of articles on rejection, including a piece for the fantastic men-centered website The Good Men Project, entitled “Why Does Rejection Suck So Much?
Yes, my friends, rejection is an unavoidable part of dating that everyone must face.
Anytime you meet someone new, they could wind up being the love of your life, or they could wind up someone you spend a limited amount of time with, whether 1 date or many years.
The pain and suffering that being rejected inflicts upon us is obvious. But people rarely talk about the difficulty of rejecting others. No Sympathy for the Rejecter Often, people have little sympathy for someone who rejects a date or ends a long term relationship.
Because we all know how much it hurts to be rejected, we may automatically empathize with the rejected one.