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, says there are three main fears that can affect relationships.