ABANDONMENT ANXIETY IN RELATIONSHIPS AT STAR POINT COUNSELING CENTER IN TAMPA FL, AND BRANDON FL.
Adults who did not experience abandonment in Tampa Fl, and Brandon Fl, as children may still have feelings associated with abandonment. These can come from losing an intimate partner to separation, divorce, or death. Abandonment may occur in childhood or adulthood. Either way, the impact can be pervasive. It may negatively affect any other relationships a person develops, whether they are intimate, social, or professional.
Fear of abandonment in Tampa Fl, and Brandon Fl, can impact an otherwise healthy relationship. People may worry their partner is having an affair. This anxiety can come from experience with previous affairs. It may also come from previous loss or anxiety issues. Adults who are afraid of being abandoned may work to keep their partner from leaving. They may pour hard work and effort into the relationship. Then, they might worry their partner does not appreciate or reciprocate their efforts.
Signs abandonment may be affecting a relationship include:
One partner “gives too much” or is a “people pleaser”
Envy of other people’s relationships
Feelings of insecurity in the relationship
Lack of emotional intimacy
A need for one partner to control the other
Settling in a less-than-satisfactory relationship
People who were abandoned in Tampa Fl, and Brandon Fl, as children may also seek partners that treat them in a similar way. This can lead to a cycle of abandonment. A cycle like that may be difficult to get out of.