Rejection is hard to swallow, but it doesn’t have to be. There are all types of rejection. Your idea might be rejected from work. You might be rejected for a date. Maybe your latest novel was rejected by the publisher. These things happen on a regular basis.
You’ve encountered your friends navigating through difficult times. Being an observer of those close to you going through devastating situations is emotionally painful, and even terrifying. Yet, you realize that you’ve got to stay strong so you can be there for your friend.