The phrase "emotionally unavailable " can sound like a dismissive excuse for not wanting to be in a relationship. Like a slightly elevated way of saying, "It's not you, it's me," or "I'm bad at relationships." But, while it's somewhat vague, emotional unavailability can be a valid reason for some people to fear commitment and lack vulnerability in relationships. Being emotionally unavailable basically means keeping one's guard up, out of fear for what will happen after becoming intimate...


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