The fear of rejection is one of the greatest obstacles many face in their pursuit of success in adult life. 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”.
As a matter of fact, the fear of rejection is often the reason behind one’s inability to perform at their top 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them and as such worthy of approval and in the event that they do something that they don’t like, then the approval is withdrawn which in most cases interpreted as rejection. In adulthood, such a person who happens to have lived under such conditions of conditional love get to be so much preoccupied with the fear of rejection, most of their decisions and actions being influenced by the approval or opinion of others that happens to be a great preoccupation of theirs.
When this gets to be the case as it is in most cases with many men, the result is in many often developing the Type A behavior which is in most cases characterized by hostility, suspicion and the obsession with performance to some undefined standard, often too highly set.
Sadly enough, far too many Americans out there trying to live their American dream are actually living under the fear of failure and rejection. This post takes us through some of the tips and things that can sure help you lead your life to the fullest and achieve your dream today.
By and large, the cure to most if not all 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.