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“There are many things we want to ask of other people. We want to ask for a job, for money, a chance to collaborate, a kiss.
But we often don’t ask because of The Terror of a ‘No’.
Why should a ‘no’ – such a small and innocuous word – prove quite so painful, so hard to hear, so much something we’d rather die in penury, ignored and unfulfilled than ever encounter?
It’s because it’s not a case of trying not to hear a ‘no’. What we are trying to do is avoid hearing something quite different: that we’re disgusting…”
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