Men and women today frequently find themselves languishing in a relationship status black hole. As far as I can tell, neither sex is a fan of this phase of courtship, often referred to as the "talking," "hanging out," or—if you are lucky to have such clarity—the "just dating" phase. You like him, he likes you, you text all the time, maybe you have even gone on a string of dates—but he won't commit. Or maybe it's just that you haven't even broached the subject. Maybe you are waiting for him to "take the lead" by letting you know he doesn't want to date anyone else.
Dating , Relationships. When I was single I went through a two year spate of dating commitment-phobes. This was my thing. I invested in several fruitless relationships with men who were avoidant, emotionally unavailable , and generally inconsistent. This was a frustrating and really draining time in my life especially because most of the men I chose also lived interstate.
As much as I would love to think this is the case, the harsh reality is that I just got lucky. He managed to see all my quirks, all my great qualities and everything I have to offer, just at the right time. So I definitely have to be careful and watch which buttons I push, because there is such a thing as scaring someone away, while still staying in a relationship. Take into consideration these 6 things you need to know before dating someone with commitment issues. He is going to be indecisive and more often than not , he is going to test your patience.
If you're dating a guy who doesn't seem to want to take your relationship to the next level, you are probably wondering, "Why do some men have commitment issues? When thinking about the reasons why men have commitment issues, it's useful to look at the guy's past relationships with lovers, family members and friends. The experiences in these past relationships often affect future relationships, especially in the area of commitment. Many men have a difficult time fully investing their emotions into a relationship because they have experienced rejection.