rejection

How To Make A Guy Regret Ghosting You

You, me, and almost everyone we know has been ghosted and done the ghosting at least once in our lives. Be it online dating, friendship, extended family, or ex-co-workers, it’s never appropriate but responding with nothing has become more and …

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How To Stop Liking Someone

When you fall in love with someone, you begin to imagine your life with them and romanticize about being future partners with them. But what if all the things don’t go as planned? If our love isn’t reciprocated, we may …

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What Is It, and How Do We Stop?

Tags: Anger, disappointment, honesty, inverted narcissism, Over-Givers, over-responsible, overthinking, people pleasing, perfectionism, recognising your feelings, rejection, self-blame, shame, taking things personally Since I started writing Baggage Reclaim, I’ve become increasingly mindful of where I tend to take things personally. These …

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People saying “no” to you doesn’t mean something bad about you

Here’s an all too common scenario: Person A goes on a date with Person B. Person A thinks they came across well and that they both had a good time. Despite seemingly positive signals on the date(s), Person B says …

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Empathy and Allowing Ourselves to Say No Mustn’t Be Based on Status

If you believe you have to like someone in order to empathise, your version of “empathy”, of recognising others, comes from your sense of whether you like and value them. That’s a status judgement. A part of you, on some …

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