The need to belong: desire for interpersonal attachments as a fundamental human motivation. Because most humans desire social contact, and many people crave acceptance from society, being rejected can incite negative feelings and emotions. Professional assistance is often required to work through this fear and build the self-confidence needed to truly change your thoughts and behaviors.
Feeling Hurt in Close Relationships. The journey will not be easy because habitual patterns of behavior require consistent work and effort to change. Don't give up easily.
The fact that a large portion of human emotion is devoted to the maintenance of interpersonal connections points to the importance of acceptance and belonging in human affairs. When people believe that they have done something that might lead others to relationally devalue them—which is typically the case in instances in which they behave unethically or immorally—they feel guilty.
The reason for that might be lack of self-esteem and appreciation of your abilities. Neural pathways link social support to attenuated neuroendocrine stress responses.
Emotional responses to interpersonal rejection Interpersonal rejections constitute some of the most distressing and consequential events in people's lives. The fact that a person only achieves a certain level does not mean that the relationship "failed"--it merely achieved its maximum potential level of intimacy and could go no further.
It is possible to challenge our core resistance to love. Psychol Bull. However, guilt and shame appear to be inherently social emotions rather than merely reactions to violations of personal standards.