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3 Common Fears that May Be Affecting Your Relationships

Going into a new relationship can sometimes be a little scary. This fear can come from past relationships you've been in or relationships you've seen your friends or family members be in. These fears can easily cause trouble in a new relationship, because you are not allowing yourself to be open in the new relationship. It is okay to be cautious of a new relationship but letting your fears completely take over can become a problem. According to Tina Gilbertson LPC, a contributor writer for the Psychology Today, states there are three main fears that can affect relationships. 

  1. Fear of abandonment 
  2. Fear of rejection 
  3. Fear of humiliation 

Click here to read more about how these fears can affect your relationships. 

Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.