fear of the unknown


Why Are We Scared Of Falling In Love And Relationships?

Falling in love for the first time is a combination of excitement, nerves and naivety all boxed together by an enthralling fear of the unknown. Some marry their first love and others are very glad they didn’t, but regardless of how that first love came to be or how it ended, they impact all of us, be that positively or negatively. Dr Nikki Goldstein is a sexologist and relationships expert. She told HuffPost Australia that while falling in love can feel wonderful for some people, for many it can actually represent the possibility of getting hurt and losing a new love. “If your first love was quite traumatic and there was a lot of hurt involved and drama… it might scar you later on in life and you become a little more hesitant when it comes to getting into relationships and opening up because you are fearful of getting hurt,” Goldstein…

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