Rejection is very hard. Being yourself, but without your place in the world is a difficult test. It's like renting space endlessly and paying for it with time...
I've been painting this picture for four months. I listened to a ton of comments and suggestions and corrected it until it was finally time to send it to the exhibition.
It's like constantly working on yourself just to be accepted by others, appreciated and loved.
You need to make yourself better only for yourself, for your love, your attention and approval. Because there's only one attempt