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Michael asked in Social SciencePsychology · 2 months ago

What could be the cause of someone being  extremely sensitive to rejection ?

I am just curious 

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  • 2 months ago
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    There are a lot of potential reasons, and it's a common thing that many people experience. Some possibilities include:

    Feelings of worthlessness or insecurity. Feeling like you're not ever enough. Receiving conditional love from parents growing up --> love based on conditions - only being praised or shown love when you do something good (like a chore), so you begin to think it is the things you do that make you worthy of love, rather than just believing you are deserving of love for simply being you.

    It often comes down to how we see ourselves. If we have a negative image of ourselves, we'll constantly feel like we need to prove ourselves. In that case, rejection ends up feeling like getting proved wrong, which reinforces the negative self-perception that we already have.

  • 2 months ago

    They must have had a lifetime of rejection & fears being rejected again & again     .  

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    2 months ago

    Rejection is a very personal thing and people are sensitive to it. Some people are just very good at hiding it, but no one likes it. 

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