One of the greatest obstacles to success in adult life is the fear of rejection. When it gets to the extreme, one gets a lot preoccupied with not ever making a mistake and seeking approval in order to feel secure above any other consideration there may be. Thoughts of those caught in the trap of fear of rejection is ever dominated by the words of “I can’t”.
By far and large, the fear of rejection affects a great deal one’s ability to perform as they ought to and as well interferes a lot with their ability to express themselves. The genesis of the fear of rejection may be, to some, a result of how they were brought up by their parents, love being in a way or so conditional. This is where parents get their children approval when they do something that pleases them and as such worthy of approval and in the event that they do something that they don’t like, then the approval is withdrawn which in most cases interpreted as rejection. When such a person gets to adulthood, those who were raised with conditional love, get so much preoccupied with the approval from others and their opinions get to determine their decisions and actions, living under some kind of fear of rejection always.
In most cases for the men, this results in developing of the Type A behavior and this is usually characterized by lots of hostility, suspicion and as well they get to be overly obsessed or have a skewed opinion of what determines success and performance, having set the bar way too high for them to realize in most cases.
Sadly enough, far too many Americans out there trying to live their American dream are actually living under the fear of failure and rejection. Read on and see some of the things that can help you live your life to the fullest and achieve your dreams as a person.
In a nutshell, what we can say as an antidote to most of these fears is in the development of courage, character and self esteem. Going forward, it may be advisable for you to consider talking to a life coach who will help you approach and take these issues and fears, of rejection and failure, head on and as such enable you lead your life to the fullest and achieve your dreams. There are techniques that have proved to be so effective and have been applied by many and your life coach will help you identify some of these.