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3 Reasons Why Men Have a Fear of Relationships and Intimacy (…and What You can Do about It)

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 0 Comments

Why do men have a fear of relationships and intimacy? This is at the core of a lot of the questions I get asked. The problem is, us guys aren’t even aware of the fear most of the time…until it’s too late. We either go through life never experiencing the opportunities and connections available to us, our girlfriends or wives …

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7 Questions That Show You If It’s Time to Leave Your Avoidant Partner

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 2 Comments

One of the most common reader questions I get is someone asking if they should stay with their partners who they think are avoidant or avoiders. I mean it’s a crappy feeling isn’t it: You really like or love the person and do care about them. But, you’ve got your own needs to look out for and deserve to be …

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5 Dating Fears Men Must Conquer

Noam Lightstone Dating And Relationships 0 Comments

Men (or more specifically masculine energy), are expected to lead relationships. Women want men who are confident and go for what they want – in life and with them. The problem is that nobody’s perfect. Many of us have an inherent fear of dating, hence the entire creation of the men’s dating advice community. We all have fears built up from …

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The Avoider Mentality and the Fear of Intimacy

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 165 Comments

The insecurity and unknown burrows into your brain like a parasite, constantly clawing at you and never relenting. You hate the feelings of the unknown that cause the tightness in your chest, that choke your throat. You try to speak to them but it never comes out right, it never comes out as the way that you think it should …