A close friend or therapist may help with this exercise. Talk to ‘safe’ family members about childhood events.
After identifying the cause of your fear, label it. Find out what you fear about commitment.
After identifying your fear, write it down. Write out what concerns you about commitment.
Check other aspects of your life to see if your commitment fear is present there.
Therapy or counseling can help you address your fear of commitment, whether it's limited to relationships or life in general.
To make long-term relationships simpler, keep these in mind. Start with modest expectations.
Communicate with your partner and be honest about your feelings. This prevents surprises and trust concerns on both sides.
Meanwhile, consider and set your future goals. You must determine if your five- or 10-year strategy includes a committed partnership.
Consider all the reasons you're with your mate. Remember why you selected them and why you stay.