A Fear of Hurting Someone's Feelings

For example: agoraphobia, claustrophobia, social phobia.

Moderators: windsong, cj-, BlueGobi, Moderators, Frame

JoeFriend
Posts: 8
Joined: Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:31 am

A Fear of Hurting Someone's Feelings

Postby JoeFriend » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:56 pm

I over complexify (I just made that word up) many of life's situations, especially when it comes to other people and their feelings.

I just read some of the other posts and though I wanted (and tried) to respond, I was afraid, and therefore I didn't. I don't think it is good to be afraid... but I feel that each time that I'm not afraid I make mistakes or that what I have to say is of no real value... I generally swing (much like a pendulum) from one side to the other. I am too afraid and I fail to succeed because I don't try. Or I am too arrogant and I fail because I have somehow neglected the feelings of the people I care about.... I know I am a mix of many problems... but recently this fear I think is the one that causes me to fail the most...

Return to “Phobias”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests