Dating women emotional issues
(The Frisky) -- Let's face it -- we've all got issues and sometimes need multiple attempts to surmount emotional obstacles. Here's the important thing to remember: The Addict will ALWAYS be looking for a high. Even if he is sober from drugs/alcohol/gambling/food, if he hasn't done "the work," he may get hooked on you. That's why it's bad news if that relationship has gone wrong in some way. Whether he hates her or is obsessed with her, he is blind to the fact that he is replaying his relationship with his mom with every woman he gets involved with.
The Frisky: 12 stars posing using hands as bras Don't get us wrong: Women can be emotionally stunted too. And, more importantly, to understand the relationship dynamic with his mother.
The woman he wants: Someone who understands that being successful is the most important thing in the world -- so long as SHE is not more successful than him -- and will reward his hard work in the office with sexual favors at home whenever he's got a spare moment. 6 below], he wants someone who does not need him emotionally at all.
What he really needs: To realize that a fulfilling life is all about balance and an amazing career doesn't keep you warm at night. The Hero: He loves to date a basket case, a woman who's got many issues for him to help her overcome -- but that's only so he can avoid dealing with his own.
The woman he wants: Someone who will never expect their relationship to evolve past the casually dating stage, who will never expect to meet his parents or even necessarily his friends, and won't want to talk about pesky things like feeeeelings.
What he really needs: To face his insecurities head on, so he can figure out what he's so scared of showing to other people and to get over it.
What he really needs: To find a therapist who can hold up a mirror and show him that his own problems should take top priority. The Tragic Tom: Tragedy has befallen him and he hasn't been able to recover.