It may cost them credibility, cause problems with their family and friends, affect the brand, or even company profits.When you participate in unavailable relationships, it’s like you’re seeking validation in order to gain an overall retraction that would right the wrongs of the past.
Obviously it was embarrassing for him when I kept bumping into these people in the street…in London… They’re going to think what they want to think no matter what you do, so the best thing that you can do is not give away all of your power and make their lies into a reality, even if it’s by the sheer impact of giving so much energy to their lies, that you internalise them and change how you feel about you.
Stop giving away all of your power and putting it all on Mr/Miss Unavailable (or whoever it is) to ‘retract’ the rejection.
I’ve retracted the hell out of all of my rejections through action in my own life and ultimately, they were blessings in disguise, with them often doing what I wasn’t able to do for myself – get the hell out of dodge and admit my mistakes. Baggage Reclaim is a guide to learning to live and love with self-esteem by breaking the patterns that stand in your way.
You managed to survive on this planet for however many years before they came along– there’s no way in hell that you should hand over the rights to your identity.
Unlike people who court the media, you have way more control over your image than you give yourself credit for.