someone's "fear of commitment" might be better understood as a misunderstanding of what's being asked of them in an intimate relationship. Think about it.
By placing boundaries, we become more conscious. We learn what serves us and what does not. We learn how we actually feel.
We understand they may have gone through hard things, but where they are is still important.
Recognizing that the source of my exhaustion was the need to control, plan, and know what the outcome of a particular situation; when in reality there is and will never be a for sure outcome that I can control.
Retrospective storytelling gives us a chance to make-sense of the stories that are being told to us and they give us time to reflect on how they affect our relationships..
That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.