What ends up happening is he becomes dependent on her to be his emotional crutch.Instead of getting stronger, he gets weaker and more attached to this girl.The typical scenario where a woman will label a guy a “commitment phobe” is when he’s been seeing a girl for a while – they spend the majority of their time together, they eat together, they sleep together and so forth…he won’t commit in an official sense. For most guys, he won’t catch feelings for the girl as long as he never looks to her for emotional support.That’s usually when they’ll come to me looking for answers. First, I can tell you right off the bat that he’s not a “commitment-phobe.” That term was invented by some psychologist to diagnose .0001% of the population for a very specific, extreme condition. Most likely scenario: The placeholder relationship. Once a guy starts leaning on a girl emotionally, he starts becoming attached to her on an emotional level. If he doesn’t meet you in that place and fight for you, it’s best to let the relationship end, hard as it may be. There’s nothing inherently wrong with these questions, but timing matters.
We knew a couple who broke up after living together.
For most people, relationships are fairly easy things.
They come as naturally to life as breathing or making a meal. In fact, they present such a challenge to the individual, that a person can be said to have relationship anxiety, a fear of relationships, or suffer from “.”Commitment issues in relationships are nothing new.
You won’t know everything, but you should be able to determine whether this relationship is going toward marriage.
If he hasn’t initiated the conversation in a year, feel free to bring it up. If he gets angry or shuts down, it’s probably a sign that his commitment issues have gotten the best of him, and the relationship is not going in the right direction.