Dating fears: Can fear of intimacy ruin your dating success?

 
Dating fears: Can fear of intimacy ruin your dating success?
Dating fears: Can fear of intimacy ruin your dating success?

How your fear of intimacy could be ruining your dating life

Dating is for the bold. If you’re not getting the results you’d hoped for when dating, is it possible your fear of intimacy is getting in the way?

And if you’re seeing someone who seems emotionally detached, how can you find out if they have a fear of intimacy?

By Jules Filsell, relationship advice expert at eHarmony

Allowing someone else to focus their attention on you and effectively size you up, when dating, is intimidating for anyone.

But for some people this level of scrutiny – by someone who is pretty much a stranger – it’s just too much.

If this is starting to ring bells, then you, or your date, may well have a fear of intimacy, and that could be stopping you or them from having a positive dating experience.

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Love & Sex Editor
2011/06/28
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