Ever get hurt by someone emotionally? Of course you have. It happened when you were a baby the first time you were hungry and your mother wasn't feeding you right away. To a baby that's a big deal. But more recently I'm sure its happened. Well it hurts. Now it seems that they've Scientifically Proven the Pain of Rejection. Be strong be strong.
P.S. I'll be in DC all weekend, drop me a line if your in the area.