Helping Your Child Handle Rejection
Team sports may be a young person’s first experience with the heartache of rejection, and it may be difficult. Many children are embarrassed by being rejected, and they may feel excluded from a peer group to which they want to belong. It may affect their self-esteem and social standing at school.
Rejection is painful at any age, but if you can help your child cope with it successfully when he is young, chances are better that he will not be knocked flat by a rejection when it comes to more important issues such as a job or a love interest. …Read more