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Published:May 29th, 2013 12:12 EST
How To Manage The Fear Of Commitment In A Relationship

How To Manage The Fear Of Commitment In A Relationship

By Stan Popovich

Some people are afraid of commitment In a relationship. Here are some ideas on what to do when dealing with this important issue.

Being a relationship with someone doesn`t mean that you have to marry the person. There are all kinds of relationships. There are friendships, dating relationships, more serious relationships, and others. Find the type of relationships that make you feel comfortable and go from there.

Develop a network of friends and establish some hobbies. This will increase your chances of meeting people and will give you a broader perspective of your current relationships. 

Do not assume anything. Take things one step at a time and do not try to predict the future. Let things take their course.

Learn from your mistakes in your past relationships. It takes practice and a lot of effort to maintain a successful relationship. Try to learn what you did right and what you need to improve on. If you still have trouble, then talk to a professional who can give you additional advice. 

If you still have trouble in dealing with the stress and fears of a relationship, then talk to a counselor. A counselor can provide much helpful advice on how to handle your fears and anxieties. He or she will also work with you as long as it will take for you to feel comfortable in managing your stresses and anxieties. 

The important thing is to not be pressured into doing something you don`t want to do. Don`t let your friends or other people dictate your current relationships.

Stan Popovich is the author of A Layman`s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods ".For additional information go to: