Does dating cause stress

26-Apr-2020 07:03

In my article on why guys suddenly lose interest, I discussed how caring too much or stressing over your relationship can irreparably damage it. When you eliminate the care (or worry or stress or whatever you want to call it), you are free to really be in the relationship. Realize stressing gets you nowhere First, you need to realize that getting all wound up over the state of your relationship serves no purpose, ever.

The article sparked an avalanche of e-mails and comments from women who were feeling panicked over the state of their relationship. You can see the other person for who he is and you can give yourself to him freely – no strategy, no game-playing, no manipulation. You can just be and there is no greater feeling than that. How do we stop our minds from spinning into overdrive, sending out waves of unpleasant thoughts and alarm bells? It causes problems within the relationship, and more importantly, it takes a huge toll on your sense of self and self-esteem.

Believing false assumptions, can cause unnecessary stress and worry in your dating life.

False assumptions are made when you create a story around a situation, read into things that aren’t there and are in denial about the truth. Dating Assumption: If things continue going well, we will be in a committed relationship You’ve been dating the same guy for the past few months.

Anyone who has dated long enough knows exactly what I’m talking about.

Every interaction and conversation became a test to see exactly where he stood and how he felt.

At times, however, this social anxiety, fear of rejection, or shyness ends up holding some people back.

It preventing them from having the love life they want.

Meeting someone new, going on a few great dates, getting excited, having one/both of you sort of stop calling; then repeating the process over and over is enough to make you want to give up for good.

The ups and downs in this cycle can make you feel like you are unbalanced and have whiplash.

Every interaction and conversation became a test to see exactly where he stood and how he felt.

At times, however, this social anxiety, fear of rejection, or shyness ends up holding some people back.

It preventing them from having the love life they want.

Meeting someone new, going on a few great dates, getting excited, having one/both of you sort of stop calling; then repeating the process over and over is enough to make you want to give up for good.

The ups and downs in this cycle can make you feel like you are unbalanced and have whiplash.

Kashdan and Roberts (2006) conducted research on the tendency to feel both anxiety and curiosity in social interactions.