Putting yourself out there is hard. Whether it's with a career move, a new venture, or a romantic relationship, it can be scary to be in a position where you could get rejected. Being rejected by someone you like can be especially painful because of how vulnerable romance is.
It hurts to feel like you have done something wrong or aren't good enough, but rejection is a part of life. Understanding the emotions involved in being rejected is part of working through it, but there are also some tried-and-true tips that will help you get over this rough emotion. Ahead, find advice from a licensed marriage and family therapist on how to deal with being rejected in romantic relationships.