This thread is still going on. Huh. I like your perseverance, but if you're not willing to accept rejection, then it's not you're persevering through this, you're just being stubborn.
You want love, right? Say "I want love." Now, take out "I", that's your ego. Now take out "want", that's demand. Now what you have left is "love".
^Yeah ripped that off some Buddhist teachings