You need to understand that a good relationship is about sharing ideas and enjoyable moments with another, to help each other grow in healthy ways, both together socially and as individuals.
If someone really does treat you poorly or lies and cheats you out of something, feeling insecure is a natural and reasonable response.
In my mind, it felt easier for me to end it before they did.
Walking away rather than risking the heartbreak of rejection was how I justified my behavior to myself.
Sometimes, guys who are insecure about sex just seem to miss indirect cues." When it comes down to it, he’s looking for a mixture of verbal and nonverbal confirmation that he’s a worthwhile person. Don't skimp on the physical affection; oftentimes, these men didn't get a lot of affection growing up, and their self worth really suffered." Another way to make him feel important to you is by asking him for advice about things you’re dealing with, then showing him that you value his input, says Van Kirk.