I Rejection

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    I did my Ph.D. dissertation on first blind

    dates. (Yes, really.) I think people should LOWER their standards (within reason), since "chemistry" requires meeting and having an open mind. "Rejection is easier than connection." (My quote.) The candy store mentality--along with people not really CARING about the person they...
    engrdavid engrdavid
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Feb 18, 2015

    I'Ve Been Shunned And Rejected All My Life By My Own People

    So tired of this feeling it's become my companion. I find it ver hard to trust, adjust or relax socially because I know it's only a matter of time before I am being judged and criticized for being different and smart. Yet I am not smart enough to hang with educated people. I...
    Jan 26, 2013

    Family Rejection

    I was rejected as a child and all of us siblings were sent to different boarding schools, so we lost the habit of bonding, though the bonds were weak to start with. My parent's style was "divide and rule", waging a constant battle of wills and a "united front". This created major...
    Shindiggery Shindiggery
    Oct 22, 2012

    Sometimes, it is only natural to have

    expections of people. Its human nature to do so, but try your very hardest to break free from having expections of anyone. Managing the expections that you set on people is the KEY to your own freedom. When you have least expections of anyone, you will lessen your own hurt that...
    engrdavid engrdavid
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2015
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