Rejection resilience is a learned skill. Like flexing a muscle, it gets easier the more we do it. And every time you survive a 'no' you have an opportunity to get better.
'Normal' is a made-up word. It doesn't serve us well, when it comes to sex and dating. If you want to find the right people for you, let your freak flag fly (or at least flap slightly in the wind...)
Sometimes sex-negativity gets us down. But casual sex is a part of life - and for lots of folks it's crucial to their health, well-being and sense of adventure. I'll explain...