I Am Afraid of Being Rejected

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    I am a girl who is always very cautious about

    everything I do and I try not to get too close to people because I have a fear of rejection. It has happened many times in the past when I get hopeful about something good happening in my life and then I end up getting rejected.
    laurenholliday laurenholliday
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2015

    But Then Isn't Everybody?

    Of course my fear comes from actually being rejected.......numerous times. It wasn't pretty people! What I don't understand is why people have to be cruel about it. If you don't want to be seen with me, then don't ask me to go somewhere with you & then have your "friends...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 26, 2009

    One of my biggest problems in life is being

    so afraid of what people think of me that I don't talk to anyone at all. Sometimes I do, but I feel like anything I say is stupid or I might be bothering the person. It stops me from trying to make friends because I fear people not liking what I have to say and leaving or...
    AnomalousEarthling AnomalousEarthling
    26-30, F
    Jul 22, 2014

    Wouldn't U?

    It's a terrible feeling knowing that someone u like would reject u for saying something wrong or for no good reason. Especially when u lose a friend or worse...by everyone...
    AngelsReflection AngelsReflection
    16-17, F
    Sep 20, 2009

    Wouldn't U?

    It's a terrible feeling knowing that someone u like would reject u for saying something wrong or for no good reason. Especially when u lose a friend or worse...by everyone...
    AngelsReflection AngelsReflection
    16-17, F
    Sep 20, 2009

    So I befriend in silence,

    because there they can't reject my friendship. There they can't reject me. There, I don't have to be afraid of being rejected.
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 23

    the thought of being rejected terrifies me

    so bad I can't talk to new people irl
    Moonpawsrabbitofthemoon Moonpawsrabbitofthemoon
    18-21, T
    Feb 23

    The possibility of rejection stops me from

    doing a lot of things. Like asking guys out. Or asking to chill with cool people. Or eve just chatting on here
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Feb 22
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23
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