I Was Rejected

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 481 People

    Reject On The Rocks

    I met him on match.com. After a brief exchange of text messages and phone calls we decided to meet for lunch. I threw on something tight and opted for high heels and red lipstick; seductress 101. I checked myself one last time in the mirror. Bingo! As I walked in to the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 2, 2013

    Received my first book publishing rejection

    makes me want to try another! It's just frustrating that they took eight months to decide!
    slimmmerman slimmmerman
    41-45, M
    Sep 14, 2015

    I was rejected again last night.

    I'm used to rejection, so it shouldn't be a big deal for me, but this time was different. I was rejected, but I wasn't even trying to ask her out. We share a mutual friend, and I went to talk to her on Facebook. Suddenly she tells me that she's not looking for a relationship...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 12, 2015

    Bad Memories

    You grow cold when shitt like that happens.When people make it known they don't want to have anything to do with you.That happened a lot to me during middle school which is why I became like this. Which is why I am so cold, and so rude.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    6 Responses Jan 19, 2011

    By Ashton

    So if you've been keeping up with my stories, you know about Ashton.  If not, you can read them in "I Asked Someone Out on a Date," "I Went on a Date," and "I Had a Date." Anyway, I talked to my psychologist this morning and brought my mom...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan
    22-25, M
    26 Responses Dec 22, 2008

    Today, I got a letter from Dance saying

    that unfortunately I wasn't accepted into Cotillion. This is my first time ever being rejected from anything and it really hurts.
    HannahB15 HannahB15
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Yeah all my life i have been rejected

    and not one girl has ever said yes to me. The only real relationship i have ever had was a long distance one but hmm it was like unreal to me. Sucks but now I no longer have the need to try because well just who cares anymore just need to accept it.
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77
    18-21, M
    May 22, 2014

    iv jus been blocked by sumun

    after i checkd if they know im a gurlyboykat crossdresser .. tsk ..
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    Feb 1

    I ...Hate You, But I Love You

    First time we met was random. Like most things in life. Two particles randomly collided once and universe was born. Although to be fair, when we met it was nothing as grand as that. I happened to be high as well. But that's me; high and low as far back as I can remember...
    matrimj matrimj
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 12, 2013

    Never Gonna Try Something Like That Again

    Well it all started in school and i would walk around with my friends so i saw this guy and well yeah he was cute ha ...and well at some point id see him look at me but maybe i was just crazy that id have the thought of him liking me but then id tell myself that i was just making...
    Pinkyfauxx Pinkyfauxx
    13-15, F
    Jun 16, 2011

    Help.. Im feeling really sad these few days.

    . I got rejected.. I thought he loved me back after all the things he had done... I went to confront him about all the mess and confusion and things cleared up pretty well but the outcome wasn't good at all.. I have to see him everyday.. Its really hard for me to get over him...
    Jaqque23 Jaqque23
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2014

    Mixed Signals

    My last happy post was about a boy, his name is Alex and I got up my courage and asked him to homecoming. That took so much out of me, I thought that I would throw up I was so nervous. And he seemed like he was going to say yes, but he didn't. He told me no because he wanted to...
    JDoe93 JDoe93
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2010

    I tried so hard to make it work

    but you just threw it in my face. I thought you actually cared about me, then I found out you used me to make someone jealous. I hate you. But I love you. I'm torn between the two. I guess I hate how much I love you. I feel physically sick at the fact we will never be together...
    cyclingmaniac cyclingmaniac
    18-21, M
    Mar 23, 2014
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 10, 2014

    ...when you've cared about someone more

    than you've cared about yourself...when your feelings went ignored, ... Is when you loved someone that didn't love you back 😞
    bhaljun bhaljun
    31-35, M
    Apr 17, 2014

    even the authorites rejects me

    and my cry for help. this has made me have a strong general dislike towards people. i feel totally helpless!
    noaht43 noaht43
    41-45, T
    Feb 15

    It started in the beginning of the school year.

    I had guitar as my 1st period and my friends introduced me to a girl.her name will be secret.well after being introduced we started talking. We liked the same animes,music,art. A few months later I started selling candy and she became my business partner. When I was out of...
    josuem10 josuem10
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    I am sure everyone has went through the sadness

    of rejection, it is so devastating and so discouraging. It makes us feel less worth. We wish we could get that same feeling we feel about someone in return...
    SweetHeartxxo SweetHeartxxo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2015

    The feeling of rejection left me,

    made me feel hallow, scared and nervous. I dont feel like trying to ask someone out again.. Every life has a hell and this ones mine
    TylerIsaMonster TylerIsaMonster
    16-17, M
    2 Responses May 21, 2014

    It all started four years ago

    when this guy sat across the table from me and offered me some hummus, we hit it off right then and there. We had a good friendship, he always told me how beautiful, smart and funny I was and I believed him. We would go many places together and see many things, we even took a...
    marionhan marionhan
    26-30, F
    Mar 27, 2014

    I was rejected by someone on here

    who didn't want to be my friend. Reminds me of my every day life
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39
    22-25, M
    Mar 22, 2015

    It always sucks but as a guy I suppose I have

    to get used to it happening once in a while. Just a shame because I really liked the girl and we actually would have been a great couple (I don't say that just from a position of romantic delusion, I'm over her by now). I don't tend to take rejection well - not in a sense of...
    myrandomusername myrandomusername
    18-21, M
    Dec 1, 2014

    Okay. So I love you. I really like you.

    I fell for you. I admire you. I care so much. Sucks, life isn't fair. Wasn't meant to be. I get jealous. I mean why not. I guess. Lol. Making a fool of myself. We could never be. See. I understand.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 1
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 4, 2014

    by my family see when i was 16

    and 17 my parents well my family rejected me see i was atheist and they were completely religious and when i told them i was atheist they wouldnt talk to me or do anything wto or with me for a year i hated every second of that year i ended up staying with my friend and i was...
    chuckzares chuckzares
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 29, 2014

    I Wish I Knew What Was Wrong With Me.

    So, I have been rejected yet again, and this time I was actually a little more upset. I really liked this guy, and thought he liked me too. But then he gave me the old "I am too busy to hang out with you this weekend" and it continued from there. So I took the hint and gave up...
    Rae1983 Rae1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2012

    Everyone likes me from far

    but rejects me when they talk.
    karu070 karu070
    22-25, M
    Jun 25, 2015

    We were good friends,

    and when i finally built up the courage to tell him i liked him, he said "i already knew that." And when i pressed further, he said "i just ignored it because i wasnt interested and didnt feel the same." Our friendship has been so awkward now...i think i cared about his...
    Kittenfire Kittenfire
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 10, 2014

    Rejected When I Asked For a Hug

    Extremely bummed in downtown Chinatown Honolulu on Oahu. SIGH. I wanted a hug but was rejected by a particular person that I wanted so much to get a hug from.
    ptosis ptosis
    46-50
    Aug 13, 2008
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    A little less than a six months ago I met a guy

    who I really liked and wanted to be with. I've always wanted to find a boyfriend. I have a low self-esteem and not being able to find one has always made me feel unwanted. I saw him in-between classes during school and had to know what his name was. After I found out who he was...
    ohsteven ohsteven
    18-21, M
    Apr 19, 2014

    this song exactly what happen to me.

    100% FTIsland -After Love I thought you were my love And I thought you were my all And the one who'd become my last love, I believed that was you I laughed for only you And I lived for only you And that that would be happiness, I believed your love, but All of it's a lie, it...
    Iqbal13 Iqbal13
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 16, 2014

    I had a massive crush on this girl

    who was one of my friends (we didn't get to hang out a lot though) for most of High School. I finally got the courage to ask her to homecoming and she said no. No reason, just no. Then around Prom I found out that she had a boyfriend... and we had barely talked for months after...
    nitasu987 nitasu987
    18-21, M
    Aug 11, 2015

    I Was Rejected By Duke

    Great! I was rejected by Duke U. I'm just fine. What's the hell?! Just fine.
    Zinniqe Zinniqe
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    I proposed to my boyfriend a week ago

    and he said no quick and simple I've never been so embarrassed! I laugh about it now though!
    xxRivaxx xxRivaxx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    Often Actually

    I'm rejected pretty much every time I form a crush on someone. lol There has only been one instance in which I told someone I liked them and they liked me back. I'm just not an attractive person, so I usually keep it to myself when I like someone. Saves everyone the trouble and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    Almost a year ago, I was interested in

    that guy because I thought he was kind, smart and funny. I asked him first and he rejected me quite coldly. I'm so embarrassed even to this day... I kind of knew he'd say no but I didn't imagine that it would be so embarrassing to be rejected. But I'm glad that I did it. I...
    faithandfree faithandfree
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2014

    Everyone Is At One Time Or Another

    I've always been very shy and quiet with the sort of personality that I guess isn't easy for everybody to understand (introvert). I was tired of being single and watching everyone around me be happy in relationships. So, I tried the online thing. Not seriously, but sort of just...
    NeedADrink NeedADrink
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2012

    so i finally mustered up the courage to confess

    to my best friend and she told me she only liked me as a friend i just wanna go up into a ball and cry now
    FlowerLily333 FlowerLily333
    13-15, F
    Jul 14, 2015

    Hey, I'm new on EP. I thought I wanted to share

    an experience that many people have had. I was rejected. I wasn't good enough for him and yet 2 weeks later he starts flirting with my best friend. It hurts thinking that the one person I opened up to and had feelings for, rejected me.
    lee521 lee521
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    Damn It.

    I don't understand it.   I know. I am not the prettiest girl. I am not the smartest. I am not the coolest or the most talented.   But there are so many things I am.   Why can't people see that? Why is it that the first time I genuinely like someone...
    absolutionist absolutionist
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 9, 2015

    lol, so I usually keep my hair up,

    because I'm a janitor..... hah but today I felt a little sexy so I let my hair down while I was still working..... I was sweeping in the lobby and the sheriff rolls up, slows down while passing me, I look up, smile, they keep going..... and drive away..... hah it made me feel...
    iLikeNaps3 iLikeNaps3
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 6, 2015

    Ignored By A Coworker

    Have a colleague who avoids conversing with me. Not sure how to handle this rejection. Part of a small team and his antics are quite apparent. It is awkward being around him, but it's annoying more than anything. I have tried to talk to him about it and even been pleasant toward...
    PeaceBStill PeaceBStill
    41-45
    Nov 16, 2010
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