How I cope with fear

I had another interesting therapy session with my counselor and he did remind me of my pattern. I think I know what the problem is but I do have this intense paranoia about upsetting other people. My usual thing to say is "Is she mad at me?" "Does she hate…

I still don’t trust anybody

As I have said repeatedly in my blog entries, I have a very difficult time trusting anybody. It is definitely related to my childhood and most people who have trust issues were betrayed by their caretakers or being bullied by other children. All of us experience some kind of conflict…

Anxiety causes irrational fear

I've struggled with anxiety my whole life..and it is no fun. :(  It causes the physical sensations such as chest pain, panic, numbness in your legs..it is definitely scary and the more I try to control my anxiety, the worse it usually gets..so the initial response to my anxiety is…

Fear of abandonment

Many people are afraid of losing their significant other. It is natural for humans to want to connect with others and we are social animals. I don't think anybody really wants to be isolated and alone. But people with healthy mind do need some alone time to reflect on themselves.…

Fear of losing others

Embed from Getty Images I've always struggled with losing people who matter to me. Sometimes it made me feel terrified to lose people who weren't that close to me. At the bottom line, I am insecure and pretty lonely. I had dark times when I dated this handsome guy and…