Here is a subject I do feel like an expert in. Rejection. The stinging rebuke. An emotional moment where your ego falls apart and your self esteem takes a nose dive. Your stomach turns and a shudder crawls up inside you. Every person in life, rich or poor, sick or well faces this. I am here to tell you something. You are not alone.

Starting from childhood, rejection rears its ugly head. We find rejection in our parental relationships, sibling relationships and school. This is the fertile ground that shapes our future selves. Coping mechanisms should be instilled within us during these times to let you know life will get hard. Some people might not accept who you are. Too often parents coddle their children without teaching valuable lessons of how to handle this state of affairs. Kids should learns how to deal with these situations. But many people in America and across the world do not get an excellent upbringing. This sets people up for all types of mental problems in the future. No I am not a doctor but I can tell you, if you have poor coping skills in life, you will not be able to handle dating, or getting a job. Life will pass you by and you will be on the outside looking in on this small screen here.

Five ways you can deal with rejection:

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