When we are rejected, it makes us feel unwanted, and it can put a dent in our self-esteem. If we are rejected by a person that we love it can be devastating and lead to depression, anger, and guilt.
When my marriage ended I felt like there was something wrong with me, that I was a failure, that I was to blame for everything, and that my wife did not like me – I felt worthless. I even realized after my first “real” relationship after my divorce that when I was rejected these same feelings came out and I was unsure how to handle them.
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