Rejection is something that everyone has to go through at least once during their lifetime. Sometimes, people fear rejection. No one likes to be rejected, but some people have a way of dealing with the rejection. It is known that many writers who are now famous had to face rejection many times. However, those writers continued to write and became aware that this is simply part of the process.
It is probably more difficult to face rejection when it comes from asking a person out on a date. First, it is more noticeable because the situation when the person was asked may have been in a public place. The rejection may be embarrassing. However, ways to overcome rejection would be to prepare for rejection and be aware that this is part of the process.