I am 48. I had avoided relationships and women generally for several years after a long-term GF cheated on me. I was also emotionally abused for years by my mother, smothered and forced to be her confidant and emotional support even though I was a child. [more inside]
Is this a sign that it's not a good match or am I just afraid of intimacy after my last relationship? [more inside]
I really don't want to end up alone. What can I start doing to break this generational cycle? [more inside]
My anxiety prevents me from going on dates, even when a girl might be interested in me. How do I get over this? [more inside]
We're trying to get back together, but she has trust issues. How to overcome these? [more inside]
Having problems with dating, feeling anxious, meeting new people.. It's mostly meeting their friends and family..
I'm having the same problem as the poster below me "Help me deal with high stakes situations.." (BTW I read all those responses too). Like her it happens with meetings, people with authority, friends and dating. But, I'm a guy, and the only part I really care about is how it effects friends and dating. The rest I can live with.. [more inside]