On men who cannot handle rejection…
“… they try to leverage fucking nutty shit, and when that fails, they “confide” in you, and it’s like a puppet show about friendship but all the puppets are dead rats and you’re in hell.”
(I can quote myself, right? Too late, already did it.)
But it’s true. Guys who cannot handle rejection turn into monstrosities of human interaction. They try to mimic a more acceptable rapport by performing bizarre parodies of what they think desirable interaction looks like, scrambling frantically to gain the upper hand. It’s infantile and super-extra-crazy. It’s also very common.
To help illustrate the proper response, my favorite comic about rejection :