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I Was Rejected

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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...
    ptosis ptosis 46-50 Aug 13, 2008

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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 ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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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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    Rejection Did Not Hurt - I met a girl at a function whom I liked a lot, When i wanted to tell my feelings  there were lot of things coming up. I am an entrepreneur who is not...
    rajath1383 rajath1383 26-30 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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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...
    cyclingmaniac cyclingmaniac 16-17, M Mar 23

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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...
    doctaralone doctaralone 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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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 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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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...
    PeaceBStill PeaceBStill 41-45 Nov 16, 2010

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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...
    matrimj matrimj 22-25, M 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Yep...again... - And you know what? OH WELL!!! It bummed me out quite a bit because this guy I like (working my way to making that the past tense :D) rejected me, it sucked because...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi 22-25, F Mar 30, 2011

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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...
    dalv2011 dalv2011 26-30, M 5 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 2, 2013

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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...
    hinalea hinalea 31-35 2 Responses May 31, 2008

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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...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    He Was Gay... - I didn't know he was gay! He smiled at me all the time and just gave me butterflies in general. HE WAS HOT! But he was gay :(
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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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...
    NeedADrink NeedADrink 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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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...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 Response Feb 27

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    And Recently Too - So this sucks. I had what I thought was a sure thing. No not a sure thing in the sense of sex, but a women who was all about me just, changed her mind. we went...
    jalfwit jalfwit 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 17, 2012

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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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    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...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 28 Responses Dec 22, 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...
    lee521 lee521 13-15, F Mar 23

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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...
    sometimessunshine sometimessunshine 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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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...
    ForeverAlone ForeverAlone 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2007

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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...
    miss1in6bliss miss1in6bliss 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 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...
    denisedk denisedk 46-50, F Dec 22, 2012

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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...
    JDoe93 JDoe93 18-21, F Sep 28, 2010

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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 13-15 Nov 14, 2013

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    that hurt...pride and all
    huhsorryiwasoverthinking huhsorryiwasoverthinking 18-21, F Apr 4

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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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    I can't go in this way..... I'm sorry everyone.
    GaleJake GaleJake 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 14

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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...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 12 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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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...
    Rae1983 Rae1983 31-35, F Oct 17, 2012

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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...
    absolutionist absolutionist 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2, 2010

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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...
    Jaqque23 Jaqque23 18-21, F Apr 3

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    Not Sure What To Think -           On Friday night I went to a GSA picnic at my school. It was from 6:30 to 10:00. I had told a few of my friends that I was going to ask...
    DuskWinters DuskWinters 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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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...
    marionhan marionhan 22-25, F Mar 27

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    I probably offended her So back in September I sat next to this one girl in one of my classes. When I first met her she was a nice chill girl all we did was just talk not really...
    ConquistadorXL ConquistadorXL 16-17, M Feb 25

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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...
    nay1810 nay1810 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2013

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    So I applied for an internship program that I was actually excited and hoping I would get accepted to, I did my best in both interviews, but it looks like my best wasn't good...
    monikers16 monikers16 22-25, F Dec 20, 2013

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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...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    I hate being rejected...........
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It happens every day. My wife does not want me she doesn't want intimacy. She just looks at me and says no matter how much I give you it's never enough. I'm tired of being...
    october004 october004 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    It saddens me so muh to see so many peole on here who have been rejected by church. I worked for my church and they restructered my position so my junior got my job. I have...
    sassychristian sassychristian 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    My name is Dakota. I'm 14. I'm a victim of sexual abuse. I'm overcoming this trauma one day at a time. I'm learning to trust again. If you want to know my back story, please read...
    mouthdakota mouthdakota 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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