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Fearful of females

cmjanuc

cmjanuc

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I am a female, but yet I’m terrified by females. When I see them I get terrified. My mother is an extremely mentally abusive person, and I think that’s possibly why but I’m not sure. I don’t hate women, I am just so afraid to talk to them in person. Over the internet it’s okay but when I see them in person I just get terrified they will judge me. I get upset when I see other females.. I don’t know what to do.
 
Urban Hermit

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I can relate to some of that, only I am a man and it's men that frighten me ... The judging and the possible threatening behaviour of them ... X
 
cmjanuc

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Exactly how I feel! Sometimes I feel strange about it, but I’m glad someone else understands :)
 
midnightphoenix

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For me, it's strangers of either gender. I personally have a hard time trusting people I don't know irl. On froums is the only way I can open up to people.
 
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Tomorrows a new day

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Looks like you have developed an irrational fear of women due to your Mothers aggression. I would advice counselling for a start
 
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boots46

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Counselling with CBT would benefit you greatly. If not try to face your fears slowly, one kind face at a time, then progress to others. Most people are kind but there are people in the world that we just need to be brave around. Can you believe that I shake when I go to parent/teacher meetings?! It takes time to rewire out fears..
 
sadpunchingbag

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i would not say i am fearful but scared of what they think of me in its entirety
 
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