Anything that doesn't destroy you can make you a stronger person.
One of the strongest young men I knew was held back in the seventh grade. For years his greatest fear was having to repeat a grade, and suddenly it happened. But, rather than letting it defeat him, he used it as a benefit. The worst happened, and the world didn't end. So why be afraid of the worst happening?
Today that young man is a professional who owns a successful business. He is an entrepreneur who refuses to allow the fear of failure to rob him of success.
How did he become this kind of dynamic person? By choosing not to allow his early failure to define him.
Remember, anything that does not destroy you can make you a stronger person.