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Tag: fear of rejection

Are you afraid of intimacy?

Are you afraid of intimacy?

Are you afraid of intimacy? Fear of rejection stops many people from being intimate with another person. I am not necessarily talking about physical intimacy (although that is part of it). More specifically, I am referring to emotional intimacy. Letting someone in and allowing them […]

Thoughts on rebound relationships

Thoughts on rebound relationships

  Thoughts on rebound relationships Are rebound relationships a good thing or a bad thing? Can they work? Rational thinking would dictate that it is probably best to leave some space between the end of one relationship and the beginning of a new relationship. My […]

How to overcome insecurity in relationships

How to overcome insecurity in relationships

  How to overcome insecurity in relationships A lot of it is made up Separate what is your imagination and what is reality. When you feel insecure, you will be on high-alert for any possible sign that your partner doesn’t love you. Be willing to […]

20 Things most of us have in common

20 Things most of us have in common

  20 Things most of us have in common 1) Self-doubt 2) We all seek external validation 3) We all want to be liked 4) We need connections with others 5) We have all experienced heartache in some form or another 6) We have all […]

How to stop living in fear

How to stop living in fear

  How to stop living in fear I have spent a large part of my life living in fear. Fear of being broke, fear of rejection/of being alone and fear of failure have been constant companions for the most part. It has consumed me at times: […]

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About

5 Things You Could Stop Worrying About I like to think of worrying as unnecessary mental torture. We experience something like 50 000 thoughts per day (some estimate the figure as much higher – around 80 000 thoughts per day) and up to 80% of […]

Jealousy

Jealousy

Jealousy is a negative emotion and stems from insecurity. It very rarely ends positively. Jealousy creates a distorted reality and creates tension and unhappiness in relationships. If you are in a relationship with a jealous person, the jealousy is their issue, not yours. I am […]