Rubini Wellness — Fear of Abandonment

Fear of Abandonment

Posted by Joanna Rubini on

Is it really possible that adult humans are walking around with this childlike fear? After all, many adults have their own jobs, their own homes, their own spouses, partners, children, cars, ideas. This fear cannot possibly exist in adults. And yet, it does. I want to say that it is clear as day, but most likely it's muddled. We think our fear of abandonment has to do with our current situation. Or even, the relationship we had before our current one. Or even, our very first boy or girl friend. But if all of our patterns of behavior are learned...

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