Dating and emotionally unavailable men

09-Jun-2017 02:02

The Frisky: 30 things every woman should quit doing by 30 In the last few years of dating, we've come across 10 types of "emotionally stunted" guys -- adult men who may otherwise be awesome but for some reason never matured emotionally. Here is our roundup of the top 10 types of emotionally stunted men (often seen in combination), the kind of women they're after, and what they need more than you coddling them a second longer. If his mom was coddling and overprotective, he may want you to change his diaper and wipe his nose.These dudes are stuck in emotional "playpens" preventing them from forming healthy (and intimate) adult relationships and where the women in their lives are in the position of either pushing them around like toddlers in a baby carriage or screaming "Get up and walk on your own! Usually, emotional immaturity isn't obvious right away. If his mother abandoned him, he may be looking for a clingy lady.

We don’t think too much about where our thoughts and feelings come from, we just experience them as they come.One man, a friend from childhood, told a story that seemed like a kind of slow emotional torture. Her wit was now more often than not turned on him, first as sarcastic jibes and then as outright abuse.When he met his future wife ten years ago, he was captivated by her beauty, but also by her wicked sense of humor and ability to intelligently cut others, mostly pop culture figures, down to size. She complained that he didn’t make enough money, and soon he felt like nothing he did was enough.Closing that door may be due to a lack of confidence, fear of intimacy, or perfectionism, just to name a few explanations.Finding the key to opening that door is the real challenge.

We don’t think too much about where our thoughts and feelings come from, we just experience them as they come.

One man, a friend from childhood, told a story that seemed like a kind of slow emotional torture. Her wit was now more often than not turned on him, first as sarcastic jibes and then as outright abuse.

When he met his future wife ten years ago, he was captivated by her beauty, but also by her wicked sense of humor and ability to intelligently cut others, mostly pop culture figures, down to size. She complained that he didn’t make enough money, and soon he felt like nothing he did was enough.

Closing that door may be due to a lack of confidence, fear of intimacy, or perfectionism, just to name a few explanations.

Finding the key to opening that door is the real challenge.

He’s may drink too much at the office party, turn on football during your mother’s Thanksgiving dinner and answer his cell phone at your friend’s wedding.