Rejection is by far one of the worst feelings out there. You apply for your dream job, do your research, network with current employees, and nail the interview. But when you go to open your email, instead of a congratulations email you receive a “we regret to inform you…” message. Cue the rain clouds, gut wrenching, and Mary J. Blige.
Relationship trauma is generally associated with abuse. I always felt that since my past relationships were never abusive that I was scot-free after they ended. It was easy to move on to the next relationship because nothing too serious occurred. However, like PTSD, relationship trauma can have its triggers.