Tag: #rejection

TOWING THE LINE: WHY THOSE WHO SPEAK THE “RIGHT” THINGS TO WOMEN ARE MORE DANGEROUS

“Do as you say, not say what they want to hear.” Since becoming an adult, I have noticed something that has stuck out to me pertaining to relationships. And that is the constant need that we have in society as men to carry this…

BRINGING YOU TO THE EDGE: WHY AS MEN WE MUST CHECK OURSELVES

“Don’t let her make you just as emotional.” ¬†When we get in arguments as men, we tend to get to the same level of anger as the woman in the argument and it boils over. You are being pulled into this person emotionally, and…

FEAR OF REJECTION: HOW TO COPE WITH HEARING THE WORDS NO

“It hurts to say no, sometimes we don’t even ask.” There are far more hurtful experiences in life than getting rejected. But the feeling of being told no can be so painful. Rejection can be such a broad word: from not getting the job…

SHARING FEARS: WHAT ARE MINE AND HOW DO I DEAL WITH THEM

“We all run from something.” Author Marianne Williamson has a very well-known passage in her book The Return of Love regarding our deepest fears. And she states that, “It’s not that we are inadequate, it’s that we are powerful beyond measure.” We don’t want…

DIDN’T WORK FOR ME, WHY WOULD IT WORK FOR YOU?

“Why do people seek to destroy what they can’t do?” I have always found it to be quite sad how people are so quick to shut down your ideas. Your visions, your dreams, your ambitions, and your goals. They seek to shoot you down…

INTERVIEW BLUES (SHORT STORY)

Hair freshly cut, clean shaven face, bright white smile, with the fresh scent of cologne. My dress shirt buttoned to the top and tucked into my dress pants; my tie hanging low to my waist. One by one, I place my arms into my…