I think that you have to believe in your destiny; that you will succeed, you will meet a lot of rejection and it is not always a straight path, there will be detours – so enjoy the view.
Michael York

Rejection comes with trying. With no effort or no attempt one might be able to avoid rejection altogether. However if you’re trying to exert yourself towards a goal rejection is a sure thing. There is no different in love. To love and lose is better than to never known love, that will always be true, thank you Shaskperee.

Being a single mom raising three children two of them boys had its challenges. When the eldest went through puberty and was feeling full of himself he made feeble attempts at flirting with me. I didn’t know quite how to react knowing Freud was not on speed dial, I had to learn. A friend with an older son told me that my boy was “testing” his flirting’s skills out on me. It made sense to me so I responded to this with comments such as “Oh honey your going to make a great husband one day.” I even went so far as to take my son’s on “dates” where I had them hold the door, pull out my chair, all of the traditional stuff. Teaching my boy’s how to treat women was part of my job.

I thought I would make a great flight attendant and had two in person interviews only to be rejected. Was I too old? Not enough experience? Unfortunately they provided no feedback so I was left in the dark. This ex guy of mine who broke up with me also provided no feedback. Was I too tall? Too funny? Not funny enough? I’ll never know. Not sexy enough? Oh, I probably shouldn’t let my thoughts drift in that direction.

People, jobs, love, all line up in the order that they should be. I trust in spirit and know I am right where I am meant to be. I am working hard towards several goals. I am well aware that many rejections may be in front of me. I am also aware that I expect much success as well. Listening to spirit and pushing forward daily towards love, towards all goals.

My biggest roadblock would be not to try. I would rather try and know rejection than sit still and safe. I can handle rejections. I cannot, nor will I handle not trying. So in love I will not give up, ever, even in a relationship I have to keep trying.

My Mantra:
“Life is on my side. Setting goals is courageous and fun. Love is worth the risk!”

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Katie L Lindley

Although I would like to say I am organized, focused and cookie-cutter, that simply would not be me. I am no different than any other woman in the world. I love to love, love hard, and, in the end, have learned to love myself above all else. So here I am, writing about the many men and the multiple purposes they have served in my life. Realizing that not one man on my roster had fulfilled every single one of my needs. Perhaps one man is not supposed to? I have compiled snippets of the men that have entered my world. In the end, they have shoved me towards my bathroom mirror, forcing me to take a better look at myself. Reflection is brilliant and the strongest guidepost into ourselves.

Working on the next book in the series “A House for Every Purpose, My Journey From Pillow to Pillow” revels a woman abandoning her home in search or her identity beyond men, motherhood, author.

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