This fear has been studied from a variety of perspectives. Theories behind why fear of abandonment occurs include interruptions in the normal development of young children's social and mental capacities, past relationship and life experiences, and exposure to specific norms and ideas. Although it is not an official phobia, the fear of abandonment is arguably one of the most common and most damaging fears of all. People with the fear of abandonment may tend to display compulsive behaviors and thought patterns that affect their relationships, ultimately resulting in the abandonment they dread becoming a reality. This fear can be devastating.
Sex can be many things: fun, spontaneous, exciting, and relaxing, but for some people, sex is a source of fear and anxiety. We all want to be sexually confident women who feel good about their desires and choices, but not everybody is like that. And there can be many different reasons that women fear sex. Sex fears aren't always visible, and you may not even know you have them. They can lurk deep down in your subconscious, and you might find yourself avoiding sex and rationalizing the reasons for you not having any such as your time-consuming job or a low sex drive.
Sexuality spans the physical, emotional, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of our lives. It starts with how we feel about ourselves and our bodies, and it extends to how we feel about others. In most people their initial bud of sexuality grows as they mature.