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The Rejection Wound

Rejection becomes a core soul wound that can be activated as early as the moment of conception until the first year of life. This happens when we sense rejection from a parent of the same sex, writes soul wound expert Lise Bourbeau. As a result, we subconsciously don’t believe in our right to exist.

In this article we will cover the rejection wound and:

  • Find out what mask your ego puts on to avoid the pain associated with this wound and how it manifests through your behavior (withdrawn, dependent, masochist, controlling or harsh).

  • Learn to identify what activates your wound.

  • Learn how to begin healing.

The Wound of Rejection

The ego’s reaction is to engage in withdrawn behavior, manifested through:

  • Dissatisfaction with who we are.

  • Assessing ourselves as meaningless.

  • Lack of self-respect.

  • Considering ourselves a family freak.

  • Inexplicable anxiety.

  • Not paying attention to material matters, in favor of the world of intellect.

  • Escaping into alcohol, drugs, sudden trips, or video games.

  • Having a very rich imagination.

  • A tendency to be taciturn, withdrawn, and our self-isolation can lead to loneliness.

  • Anchoring in the material world through a sense of being by staying "busy."

  • Suffering from perfectionism.

Biggest Anxiety: Panic.

How do wounds get activated?

Every day we go from one wound to another depending on the circumstances and people around us.

  • The wound can be activated by somebody’s attitude or behavior towards us.

  • It could also be activated by our attitude towards someone else.

  • We can also activate it ourselves by our attitude towards ourselves.

Where do emotional wounds come from?

On a soul level we come into this lifetime to evolve through the experiences that transform us and teach us the meaning of love itself. When we refuse to accept our experiences for what they are (opportunities to discover who we really are) and instead insist on assessing them endless, we experience guilt, fear, regret and we perpetuate self-defeating behaviors that doe not serve the best version of who we are. It is our soul's mission to learn to fully accept our experiences as they are. In essence, we allow ourselves to experience our emotions without getting stuck in them. We learn to stay centered in knowing we are always learning from our own experiences. Everything we experience without acceptance accumulates in our body, our energy and our emotions. Until we start addressing these stuck emotions, many of us will continue to get stuck in self-defeating behavior patterns that do not align with our vision of success and abundance.

According to Lise Bourbeau and past-life regression guru Dr. Michael Newton, before we are born into this lifetime, we choose what karma or “spiritual luggage” we want to work on or settle in this incarnation. The vast majority of us are not consciously aware of this from birth, it is only with time that you slowly begin to realize what your life plan is and what you should regulate in it (with the help of your intuition to guide you on your path).

We all come into the world and experience emotional wounds that we must learn to work through, and learn from.