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I Struggle With Rejection

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    Rejection Is Not So Easy to Deal With - When someone you care about pushes you away or rejects you, it's hard to come around that and not take it in and believe you're fatally...
    PrayerWhisperer PrayerWhisperer 46-50, F 10 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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    Rejected - This past Saturday. I meet a man I been talking too. And I can now honestly look at it and say WTH. Have you ever meet someone and just felt a click. OR was it a click...
    butterflylady21 butterflylady21 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    My Resignation - Dear God, I quit. Yours truly, Your Son.
    iquits iquits 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    It Began With Infant Eyes - That yearned for acceptance, peace, and every kind of holy and whole fulfillment that we all are created to crave; Love.I wanted to be held and guided...
    DustToAshes DustToAshes 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 6

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    Girls Rejected Me Because Of My Face. - I been rejected all of my life because of my face. Girls won't give me their number because of my face. Which is why I don't ask for...
    MrAbelLewis MrAbelLewis 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2012

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    Rejection...Ah Phooey! - Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good. - Ralph Waldo EmersonWell, I wish I could say that when...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 3, 2013

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    Rejection - I have been rejected a few times.  I think anyone who has been rejected or is being rejected know what the feeling really is.  Do I struggle with rejection?  It is...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses May 2, 2011

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    Fragile. Please Handle With Care. - Rejections in relationships are detrimental to me. Each time I got rejected, I smoked, I binged, I slept more than I should, I got depressed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    "Struggle with it" may be the wrong description. It always wins. :( It has been prevalent in my life and it ain't no fun...
    MatureNotDead MatureNotDead 51-55, M Apr 6

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    I Am Made Of Shadows... - Unnoticed, unwanted, unloved.That which was light and solid in me vanishes when you fail to see me.I feel myself diminish until......I am made of...
    icebutterfly icebutterfly 31-35 4 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    What I am feeling right now... Anger, Tearful, Paranoid, Stupid, Anxious, Sick, Pain, My heart is literally hurting and I feel like I am going to throw up, god what is wrong...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    More Than Ever - I have always struggled with it, as a child from my peers (kids are the meanest people on earth) and then co workers that were mad because I did my job as well as...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 4 Responses Jun 7, 2009

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    I Need Encouragement. Not The Blame My Cage Should Have. - All throughout life, rejection has to be my main struggle. It's the building blocks of all the other difficulties I face...
    JeuneCirque JeuneCirque 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    The crux of it all is that it makes us stronger, more resilient to the storm ahead. We put ourselves at risk of rejection to possibly overcome it. At least, we should, if it's...
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    Rejection? - Rejection?  let's just say "...sometimes you have to fall from the mountain to realize what you are climbing for."
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 22-25, F May 19, 2012

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    I have so many things about me people can reject me for. I have a different skin color than most people here, I have health issues for which people can reject me, and so on. I...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Rejected - So, I struggle with depression and right now I'm am struggling to keep a full fledged manic episode at bay. I got fired in 2000, joined the Army to find "motivation" in...
    EverGrowing EverGrowing 36-40 1 Response Oct 25, 2012

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    Rejection can turn ur life around to the worst. This is worsest thing which can happen to you, if you really loved a person with all your heart.
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Most of my life i have always viewed myself as bigger than others. I am not sure why, i have always felt like i was not good enough or worthy of anyones time. My girls see pictures...
    confused623 confused623 36-40, F Mar 25

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    Dear EP, Mood: Apathetic I'll spare you the details of my gory life :}D Even though the gore is mostly in my head :{( Don't worry I'll spare you from hearing the Emo Song come...
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    I'm 34 with no college education working as a pizza delivery guy. Anything I remotely want to do is something I can't get into. I'm stuck at minimum wage.
    CptJackRabbit CptJackRabbit 31-35, M Apr 8

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    Over the last few years I've had problems with trusting people or opening up to near enough anyone. Some fo my now ex friends have moved to a different school and turned nasty...
    BloofWolfFang BloofWolfFang 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I just want to thank everyone on EP who gave me compliments on my body pictures. I've been struggling with body image issues my whole life and I'm amazed at the positive feedback I...
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    My apologies but I am going to skip past all the intro bits. I am really struggling tonight. I have a part that i have pushed away for years. I have ignored her and squashed her...
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    I feel out of control today!!!!!!
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    I'm so tired of having to be everyone else's back bone but when I need help no one is their. I'm so stressed and depressed I need a way out.
    annamarie98 annamarie98 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I am in a mixed state of mania and depression today. Actually the last few days. My doctor said it's bc of my ptsd acting up. It makes my mood change second to second. And my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 28