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Three Reasons Why Men Are Afraid To Commit
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Three Reasons Why Men Are Afraid To Commit

Every relationship is unique in its own way. However, a very common problem is the fact that some men either take too long to commit or they do not commit at all. Any man in this category would say that he has valid reasons that make him fear committing to a particular woman. He may feel that he is not ready to take such a major step in his life. There are a number of reasons why men are afraid to commit. The reasons may apply to any man as they tend to share the same opinions regarding commitment and marriage.

Why Men Are Afraid To Commit

First and foremost, a man may fear that the current relationship he is in will not last. This is due to the rising number of divorce cases worldwide. He may convince himself that there is no relationship that will stand the test of time. A man may constantly remind himself that even a good relationship he might find himself in will lead to a happy and stable marriage. This scenario makes a man fear commitment and opt to play it safe when it comes to committing to a woman.

Secondly, some men simply do not find any reason to settle down. This is because they may enter the dating scene only to have fun. Their main agenda may be to interact with as many women as possible, but not to enter into a serious relationship just yet. Women dating this kind of man are often advised to consider playing along and meeting up with other men just for the fun of it. Women may also consider communicating their feelings to their men. In doing so, it is important that the ladies discuss their intentions of settling down eventually. A man may need to be shown that concentrating on one ideal woman is far better than dating many of them at the same time.

Thirdly, men could just be working on getting their priorities right. Priorities may come up once a woman introduces the idea of settling down to her man. He may see her point and what he could be trying to do is establish a good career to provide for his future wife and children.

So what do you do when a relationship starts out just fine and at some point the man seems a little withdrawn? Ladies do not panic! This could be because he has realized the need to focus on his goals so that they can have a good life once they tie the knot. If you nag and beg for attention in the relationship or start acting strange because he’s silent, it could well drive him away from you. A better idea is to patiently try to find out what’s really on his mind.

A man may never commit if you constantly bring up negative issues concerning the relationship. Focusing only on the negative ruins the chances of two people settling down. If you have genuine concerns, set aside some time for the two of you to freely discuss your problems in an amicable manner instead blindsiding him. Be patient and loving towards him and he won’t have so much fear of committing to the woman he loves.

A lot of men feel that marriage will restrict their personal freedom. They often fear that the fun they have with their friends will be put to an end and life will be boring. They may try to convince themselves that being single is far better than being in a committed relationship. Now you know some of the reasons why men are afraid to commit. I hope it helps you better understand your man.


Street Talk

Joan S  

Uh oh, I think I understand those men. On the other hand, to create a family, even if it's just the two of you is a beautiful thing. The older I get, the more I appreciate family. Husband and wife equals family.

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  about 8 years ago

Yes it really is a beautiful thing to make a family!

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  about 8 years ago

I don't know these were not considerations in my time I met what I considered to be the right girl and wooed her.... then asked her to marry me and 38 years later we're still happy....

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  about 8 years ago

:)

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  about 8 years ago
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