Start Dating a man with abandonment issues

Dating a man with abandonment issues

Who knows, maybe one day we'll learn so much about the brain that we can definitively answer the question. Measuring fear of intimacy among men and women in a research sense is tricky, but one study (Thelen et al., 2000) attempted it and found that men scored higher on a Fear-of-Intimacy Scale.

Children can be separated from their mother through the illness of the child, incubation and/or hospitalization, or adoption.

In the previous article, I focused on the impact of a son’s relationship to his father, while this article focuses on a son’s early relationship with his mother.

From infancy, every child needs the tender touch, attention, comfort, nurture, and love of a mother.

A mom’s influence can have far-reaching effects on her son’s adult relationships.