Unrequited Love Can Serve You Well If You Let It; The Benefits Of Rejection


Heartbreak hurts. Rejection can make us lash out. But when you’re ready, it can all be an opportunity for personal transformation

“I have seen that people who are higher in resilience tend to naturally make more adaptive interpretations to rejection,” Dr. Ben Michaelis, a clinical psychologist and speaker based in New York City, told Medical Daily in an e-mail. “Those who are lower in resilience may need more help in interpreting these experiences and that’s where Phillips’s work and good cognitive behavioral therapy [CBT] can come in to help.”

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