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Fear of Love

What We Learned About Love

Sheryl Paul | Posted 12.01.2012 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

I used to be surprised by the number of clients who would share stories about the ways in which grade school peers (including siblings) would taunt, tease, and torture them, but now it's one of the first questions I ask when a client presents with the fear of intimacy.

Running From Love

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

What's likely going on is that you have a fear of losing yourself in the relationship. And the more you like the person, the bigger your fear of engulfment and commitment gets. Why? There are a number of reasons you might fear losing yourself in a relationship.

Love And Anxiety

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Sheryl Paul

In the end, fear is fear, and we either accept the task of working with it consciously and diligently or we walk away from loving, solid relationships with the erroneous belief that "It just didn't feel right. If it was right, I wouldn't have to work so hard."

How To Release Your Romantic Fears

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Let's face it: Sometimes romantic relationships can be totally nightmarish instead of wonderful. While there are a lot of reasons romance can be tough, most of the time the chaos begins within.