It has always been self-sabotage

Dating a man who is damaged goods gang

It has always been self-sabotage. In exposure therapy a patient is gradually introduced to the original types of circumstances in which the original trauma occurred.

And before I get harassed for that statement, better go ask the sisters if they don't feel the same way about the brothers that preferred the naive white chicks over them. If stress is experienced the process is stopped and restarted at a later time.

Maybe this is my

One variation of this is what is called Systematic Desensitization. As therapist and patient move along for weeks or months, they gradually move into imagining those memories that are most traumatic and stressful. These results are only preliminary because the numbers of subjects was limited but further research will be conducted and there is real hope for the future.

Personally you'd be a persona non grata for me - but not for the reasons that you might first assume. The second I start dating someone, I start to feel suffocated and look for a way out. My best friend, for example is an expert at having relationships. Why did you think the sisters all rejoiced over O.

The patient is

She thrives in her role as a girlfriend. You aren't good enough for them now. In Systematic Desensitization a patient is put into a state of total relaxation and then gradually asked to imagine scenarios that they tend to find stressful.

The patient is asked to close their eyes, become totally relaxed and is then asked to imagine those situations. Maybe this is my weak spot. When they are able to imagine the formerly stress inducing situation without experiencing any symptoms, the therapist then moves on to the second most stress inducing situation for that person. Nobody likes feeling like someone's second choice. Either figure it out now or get used to living life alone.

The results of the experiment were very positive. The frustrating thing about all of this is that I actually want companionship.