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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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How The Fear of Intimacy Sabotages Your Dating Life – The Avoider Mentality (Guest Post at PostGradCasanova)

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

I wrote about how the avoider mentality and the fear of intimacy hurts men, 5 reasons why you might suffer from the avoider mentality, and a 3-step action plan to get over it over at PostGradCasanova: What is the avoider mentality? Well as much as it might feel weird to admit, and as supposedly un-masculine as it seems, us guys WANT …

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Top 5 Questions about the Avoider Mentality and the Fear of Intimacy

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 4 Comments

As of writing this post, I have received almost 100 personal questions from people on this subject and in total, I’ve written back and forth with different people to add up to 100 pages of writing. It’s the #1 most popular article on this site and you can read the original here. It doesn’t seem like the questions are slowing …