Save your sobbing for the disappointment of bad first dates, seemingly perfect mates who can't commit and the Ones Who Get Away. The Offense: After reading Suitor X's profile, you are convinced you two are going to fall in love and wander through tulip fields while Louis Armstrong songs waft from some invisible speaker.
You send off a digital epistle, a perfectly worded blend of snark and flirtatiousness ("Oh, my God, I like 'Witch House' too.
These 7 tips will guarantee that you’ll bounce back from rejection. There’s no better way to phrase it, and there’s no point telling it any other way.
no matter how much your self-esteem is damaged or the extent of your heartbreaks. Don’t spend your days wondering what could have been or what you did wrong, and just accept it for what it is. Don’t take it personally This is probably the hardest tip to follow, but it’ll come in time.
Don’t blame yourself for what happened, because what’s not meant to be won’t be. You’re going to spend a lot of time lying in bed with your mind clawing relentless at you about the rejection.
Instead, take it as an opportunity for you to grow stronger. You need to occupy yourself at home when you’re all by yourself. Once enough time has passed, you’ll come to realize that certain things just aren’t within your control.
Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and book Stuff Hipsters Hate.