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I Was Rejected

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    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 22-25, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    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 28 Responses Dec 22, 2008

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    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 2 Responses May 22

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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

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    i was rejected by both of my biological parents

    and their families. So I turned around and did the same. I shun them all and since I was in my mid- thirties I had planned on forbidding the entire family from coming to my funeral when I die. No, I'm not suicidal. Its going to be in my will. I wanted them to feel like **** for...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T Feb 27

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    From My Dream College

    Denied. Yup. My eyes saw it, but didn't comprehend........ (to be continued on another day)
    Naliruns Naliruns 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 24, 2011

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    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
    TylerLovesJay TylerLovesJay 13-15, M 3 Responses May 21

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    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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    ...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

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    Loneliness

    it hurts....it feel's like i am alone in the world,i have well educated family but i never feel love from them..never... today i am 20th..it is honor to be in this type of educated family and student of medicine but it is useless from,many person's thought that their school life...
    doctaralone doctaralone 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    So today, I plucked up the courage to ask

    someone I don't know out. I have never in my life done anything like that before and I don't think I ever will again haha! I've met him twice, and he works in a shoe shop that's pretty local. So today I asked him whether he'd go out with me sometime, and he told me he had a...
    nay1810 nay1810 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    At School

    This sounds like one of those very adolescent and immature thing to feel rejected about, but I was picked last. Actually, I wasn't picked at all
    glassisfull glassisfull 16-17, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Will You Dance With Me?

    I do not handle rejection all too well. When I was 15, he asked me for a dance during prom night and I went for it. I remember how awkward it was for me to try to start a conversation when he was always looking away. I remember how from then on, I got the courage to ask for his...
    miss1in6bliss miss1in6bliss 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2010

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4

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    Cant Make 'Em Happy Either Way.

    I was rejected a majority of my life because I was fat. Then I lost a ton of weight and I was rejected for looking like a boy. Now my weight bounces up and down constantly because I'm too afraid of looking androgynous or fat. Cant win either way. Rejection is all I've ever...
    sometimessunshine sometimessunshine 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    Again

    Made to feel like I was on a pedestal, then found I was on the floor. Makes one numb and in awe.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3, 2010

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    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 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Used To It

    I am really used to being rejected now. I get rejected by women a lot, I get rejected by employers a lot since I want a job. Rejection is a part of my life. A part of me might as well accept that I will never get a date, never get laid again, never get a girlfriend and never get...
    dalv2011 dalv2011 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    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 12 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    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

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    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    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

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    I can't go in this way.

    .... I'm sorry everyone.
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 14

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Rejection

    I was rejected by my own mother and still is,i am trying to teach myself that there is nothing wrong with me and its not my fault.I am strugling with that that is why i have decided to find a support group!!!
    denisedk denisedk 46-50, F Dec 22, 2012

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    I had one of the worst rejections of my life 1

    year ago. It still haunts me to this day constantly. I feel I need to talk about it here just to hear what other people think as I feel like this type of thing could only happen to a loser like me. I met this woman named Gemma Green and I became her friend and even started to...
    joelex300 joelex300 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    dannielong1 dannielong1 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 15

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    Again & Again!

    Geez it happened again. Actually like three times in a row. Oh my God. I give up! Single forever!
    BlackRose321 BlackRose321 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    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 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    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

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    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

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    Not Relationship-wise, But

    A while ago when I still danced, there was this routine that I really wanted to be in because I liked the song.  They weren't holding auditions for it, really, because everyone on the troupe would end up in at least one routine, but the choreographers were...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    I Asked Someone Out

    the other day, for some strange reason i was feeling extremely confidant.   and i was thinking about a guy i like so i decided to ask him to go out with me.   now, im not usually the type of person to seek relationships, and ive never hung out with a lot of...
    ForeverAlone ForeverAlone 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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, F 7 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    Shook Me Up

    After I was rejected by a former love it shook me up, now I try my best not to fall for people incase it happens again I know it sounds stupid but I just don't think I could go through it again.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    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 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Long Lost Love Gone Cold!

    I dated a guy about 15 years ago.   I reconnected with him through myspace last week.  Today, I noticed that he had removed me from his profile and erased all of my comments.  No explanation. We had a whirl wind romance as we were very young.  Our...
    hinalea hinalea 31-35 2 Responses May 31, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I really wish if there is any thread online for rejected people who give up on love. So we can all disguss our life without love for the future. Im sure such people exist its not...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 4

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    I just love getting rejected :/ and yet people ask me why I have no self confidence whatsoever -_-
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 23

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    all my crushes like my brother, get rejected by him, and come crawling or crying to me... am I that ugly or unwanted?
    dksl14 dksl14 18-21, M Nov 23

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    I feel sorry for those who rejected me. I would give them so much care which they will never get from noone in their lives. Cos im so giving and caring that they will miss out. And...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 1 Response Nov 27

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