Marilee, a client of mine, was commitment-phobic."I'd love to be in a loving relationship," she told me in one of our counseling sessions, "but I'm not willing to give up my freedom. It's just not worth all the hassle." Marcus, another client of mine, also experienced fear of commitment.
I don't want anyone telling me what I can or can't do.
Research indicates that children would rather you yell at them than ignore them.
When prisoners are punished, guards isolate them, because being isolated is one of the harshest punishments there is — other than physical abuse.
to be with a man who knows his way around women: a man who knows how to treat a lady, who knows exactly what to say and do... Unfortunately, the "stuff" they normally do to ‘convince’ a younger woman to like him back actually end up pushing her further away...
even though it seems like the right thing to do at the time!
This has happened over and over again."Commitment phobia has its roots in the belief that when we love someone, we are responsible for their feelings rather than for our own.