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Attachment Issues

Fear of Rejection

A constant dread of being declined or disregarded by others, prompting individuals to steer clear of circumstances where rejection might occur.


What is a Fear of Rejection?

Fear of rejection is a pervasive fear of being turned down or dismissed by others, often leading individuals to avoid situations where rejection is possible. It can manifest as intense anxiety or reluctance to pursue opportunities for fear of facing disapproval or failure.

How do I know if I have a Fear of Rejection?

Symptoms of fear of rejection can include avoiding social situations or interactions where rejection is possible, feeling intense anxiety or distress before or during situations involving potential rejection, experiencing low self-esteem or self-worth tied to the fear of being rejected, and engaging in self-sabotaging behaviors to avoid facing rejection.


How do I deal with a fear of Rejection?

Dealing with a fear of rejection can be challenging, but there are strategies you can use to cope with it effectively. It's important to recognize that fear of rejection is a common and natural emotion that many people experience. Seek support from trusted friends, family members, or a therapist who can offer empathy, understanding, and encouragement. Talking about your fears with someone who listens without judgment can provide validation and reassurance.

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