Am I Invisible? The Pain-Relieving Response to Being Rejected or Excluded

My eleven-year-old daughter started a new extracurricular activity a few weeks ago. We’re still learning the ropes and aren’t quite sure how things run. On the first day, we walked up to two women who were waiting with their children for the activity to start. I politely asked them a question about protocol and explained we were new. I was met with annoyed facial expressions and curt answers. Following that response with an introduction seemed inappropriate … Continue reading Am I Invisible? The Pain-Relieving Response to Being Rejected or Excluded