Dating secrets fear of being hurt
We’re cognizant of it, but we don’t know exactly how to fix it.Many of us share a background that has taught us to be strong independent empowered women—and though those are fabulous qualities to possess—the reality is that trying to project that persona often leaves us building tall walls so others can’t knock us down.If I care about him as much as I do, why am I so scared to continue with this?It has always been my opinion that strong relationships are usually the result of strong friendships.I had a teacher once tell me I wasn’t capable of understanding Shakespeare.I was inundated with messages that as a blonde, as a woman, as someone from the working class that I was not capable. Eventually that “pissed off” feeling fueled me enough to prove them wrong. Learn to trust yourself first before you can trust enough to let others into your life So what is vulnerability?The dictionary definition says; capable of being wounded or hurt. As a writer, I like to have clear definitions of words, or we will never, so to speak, be on the same page.
Women are socialized to be nice, not to take risks, and to give up even when they are competent.
One of the hardest things about getting better at dating is that you have to learn how to take the hit.
Back in high-school, I started studying martial arts; Tae Kwon Do and Kenpo primarily.
It sounds as though the relationship you have with your friend has the potential to turn into something very special.
I’m glad the two of you realize how important honesty is in a relationship.
As a therapist, I want first and foremost for my clients to learn how to care for themselves.