Dating handle rejection

So you can work yourself up about it, and imagine all sorts of things that probably aren’t true… She might not have gotten your email (it does happen! Even then, her silence or avoidance most likely won’t be about you, though. Before there’s an ongoing relationship, well, it’s anyone’s guess why people do what they do.

It’s not romantic, but to a certain degree, the search for a suitable partner is not unlike the job hunt.You use the internet to varying degrees of success, clicking and writing emails and then clicking some more, and sometimes, if the cards are in your favor and the stars align, you end up meeting a stranger in a public setting and make awkward small talk while wearing shoes that pinch your toes and more makeup than you would for a Tuesday.When it’s over, you’re euphoric or despondent, alternating between mapping out a future for yourself or envisioning waiting for an email that never arrives.You follow up, you wait, things usually don’t pan out.When you do find success, you realize that it came the way most things in life happen — organically, through people you know.

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