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3 ways to deal with the fear of abandonment in a relationship

Here are three ways you can deal with this fear of abandonment to save your relationship.

sex and relationships Updated: May 12, 2019 08:37 IST
Akshay Kaushal
Akshay Kaushal
Hindustan Times, Delhi
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There are people, who are scared to be left alone and lead the life on their own.(Unsplash)

The fear of being left alone or abandoned by your partner is a feeling that a lot of people go through. There are people, who are scared to be left alone and lead the life on their own. So, when they get into a relationship, they always tend to ask for reaffirmation from their partner that they are not going to abandon them. And in the process, they end up making things worse in the relationship, because for everything they would ask their partner whether he or she is going to exit from the person’s life. Here are three ways you can deal with this fear of abandonment to save your relationship.

Rebuild your confidence

You get into a relationship when you know that you both like each other and are going to be together. So the fear of leaving shouldn’t pop up every now and then. Have that confidence in you and don’t let small events wither that away.

Build trust

Just because your past relationships have been tumultuous, doesn’t mean that you current will also have those issues. Have that trust in your partner. Because the foundation of any relationship starts from trust. If that happens the fear of abandonment will vanish on its own.

Take counselling

Consulting a relationship expert is the best way to deal with this crisis. Situations can be different for different people, so you need to take assistance for a relationship counsellor.

With inputs from Pulkit Sharma and Jai Madan

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First Published: May 12, 2019 08:37 IST