And this may be especially true when it comes to fear of rejection.Take Kelly; her fear was taking over her life and damaging her relationships."I was always the new kid, trying desperately to be accepted, to fit in!
I had the same fantasies of being Terry Bogard or Van Damme or Jeff Speakman that every other would-be ninja warrior had.When people feel rejected or left out, they often describe their feelings with physical pain words, complaining of “hurt feelings” or “broken hearts.” Our research has shown that feeling socially excluded activates some of the same neural regions that are activated in response to physical pain, suggesting that social rejection may indeed be “painful.” – Naomi Eisenberger Associate Professor Ph. One of the things I read early on in my journey overcoming social anxiety was this saying: When you get rejected, you should be grateful.D., UCLA So since I was afraid of rejection, I stayed lonely. I decided, as an experiment, to go out and start approaching girls in my city. It shows you that you’re doing something wrong and need to reconsider your approach.I went to eight different schools in five years, rejection upon rejection.I can so clearly remember playing on my own, always the new girl, always craving acceptance!