Men’s fear of partner conflict may lead to withholding.
Personal Perspective: It might be to protect their own vulnerability.
Spreading the load helps men and women.
How to get unstuck from your relationship roles.
This might explain some of the conflict in your relationship.
Sympathy for the privileged?
The new men’s movement is just the latest example men’s fears of women.
If their partner is unhappy, men believe they have failed in some critically important way.
It’s because of their underlying fears of being abandoned.
Perhaps because men are given more social permission to buy what they want for themselves, so if there is something they want they have probably already bought it for themselves.
“Close relationships with other people have more of an impact on our physical health and longevity than even our genes.”
Enhance communication in your relationship. Try dinner and conversation instead of dinner with smartphones.
On power struggles between men and women about anxiety.
Most women have no idea that men are also frightened of them, and we men do everything we can to keep it that way.
If you want to improve your relationships.
Reassurance is the glue that holds relationships together.