Dating a man with abandonment issues

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It’s a battle they can’t always control and an odd sense of insecurity within a relationship can drench them like a wave crashing on the shore.

They don’t intentionally want it to happen, it just naturally does.

If the infant’s mother is largely emotionally absent, then the child does not learn to internalize a healthy representation of attachment to his mother, and later in life, to other people.” But sometimes the flow of a mother’s love and emotional connection is interrupted, cut off, or non-existent.

A mom can be separated from her child through her own illness, death, or divorce.

It’s up to the new interest to prove to them that they aren’t.

They may not express it but they need to see a great amount of effort in order to believe you’re not the same.

So you see, when you’re not certain about this, you refrain from relationships altogether.

What you don’t know is that abandonment issues arise from a deeper behavioral problem that affects a majority of the population. Abandonment issues or fear of abandonment issues is a collection of characteristics that developed from a traumatic experience during childhood or early adulthood.

At some point or other, we’ve all dated that one person who was deathly afraid to commit. Despite all your efforts to make them feel loved and on top of the world, this person would sabotage everything and simply avoid doing anything to give your relationship a status or even a name! Maybe you didn’t recognize it then, and merely chalked it up to so many other irrelevant reasons why you didn’t want to commit.

But somewhere, your actions hurt another person for no fault of theirs.

Mothers impact their sons in equally profound ways, especially their sense of self, their well-being, and their emotional attachment to others.

A mom’s influence can have far-reaching effects on her son’s adult relationships.

It can be so frustrating dealing with someone who’s dealt with serious issues after a damaging relationship or even a mental illness.

The same conversation happening over and over again, the constant fear, or dealing with being pushed away or being pulled too closely.

It’s hard to determine what the other person needs to do.

After someone has been damaged time and time again, especially in the same way they automatically assume that the next will be just like the others.

When someone leaves or dies suddenly, those who are left experience something akin to post-traumatic stress disorder. Death is one of the biggest unintentional acts of abandonment. Termination from a job, leaving a child at day-care, rejection from a date, a friend whose priorities have changed – anything that causes a person to feel deserted, left out or unworthy can cultivate feelings of abandonment. They could base their decisions on the assumption that not everything is concrete.

[Read: Are you really losing your friends or are you just drifting away? This is true for most things, but people with abandonment issues treat every new event in their life as a passing phase.

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