posted on Dec, 28 2010 @ 08:47 AM
I know that my list of problems include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social phobia, and now apparently fear of intimacy. Great…
Well my assumption is that the only way to eradicate this fear is through therapy… I hate therapy so much…
Thank you though Gazrok, I will have to do further reading on this issue.
You're quite welcome, and glad if I was able to help, even a little bit.
Therapy is just a tool though. It, in and of itself, is not a cure-all...and it's just one of many tools. As mentioned, medication is another option
(but of course, requires some therapy first to be prescribed), and it just may be a combination of these, or even just working it out on your own.
There's no LAW that says you can't perform your own therapy. This is how many get over phobias (i.e. they just DO it, and then get it behind them).
Since this is a type of phobia, there isn't a hard and fast reason you couldn't do this yourself, without therapy. (and therapy is only as good as
The thing to remember is...even if you open yourself up and get burned, all it can really do is make you a stronger person for the next relationship.
Don't see the potential pitfalls as absolute, or even as being devastating. In the final analysis, that which doesn't kill us, only makes us
I had similar issues when younger. My therapy was getting a job where I had to interact with the public on a daily and continual basis. Your solution
could be simple like this one, or complex like therapy, but it's up to you to decide, and take the next steps, whatever they may be. Good luck in the