- 2 years ago
Just wanted to throw a question out there: what makes you feel vulnerable in your relationships, and what do you do about it when you feel vulnerable?
My girlfriend and I just moved in together, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Simply put, she’s awesome. But a few days in, I was suddenly struck with this intense fear that I could mess everything up, things are going too well, she’ll discover alllllll these horrible things about me, etc. and had a minor freak-out in which I had to resist the urge to run into the other room, grab onto her and yell, “Love me! Reassure me!”
Instead, I pretended to read and took lots of deep breaths.
Because I’m normally a fairly rational, independent, normal human being, I wondered if this happens to other people–when you’re just struck by the idea that all the happiness of your current relationship could just go out the window. And, if so, what do you do about it? Tell the SO? Call your sister and unleash all the crazy? Eat some ice cream?