Dealing With Disappointment

Life is rarely easy, and some moments are way harder to cope with than others. Today, for me, was one of those. When something you want is so close to being within your grasp but you’re denied it, it stings. Whether it’s that first date, a job promotion or some other great change to your life—it may not always work out as you hoped.

It’s in these times where we want to find something to cling to for solace. Chocolate cake. Sex. Video games. Alcohol. There’s any number of coping mechanisms we can use to ge