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Dealing With Rejection

  • 2014 26 Feb
Dealing With Rejection

There are always going to be people who don’t like us. If we spend all our energy ‘being liked,’ we lose important parts of ourselves. We were never meant to be clones of each other. Scripture makes it clear that we were “fearfully and wonderfully made” (Psalm 139:14). God didn’t make us exactly like one another—some are introverts, some extroverts. Some are savers, some spenders. Some like large celebrations, other like intimate, small gathering. Remember, the way to be perfect is to be perfectly you, and know that you will always have your critics. 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.