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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Reach out to a: Reach out to a therapist. They can help you understand why you have fear of abandonment & learn ways to overcome it.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hatem Nour
28 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy : Get into individual therapy, most effective will be psychodynamic therapy.
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Dr. Emma Rishton
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Good question: You sound like you have some insight into what's bothering you. You probably have a fear of abandonment because you've experienced abandonment. Keep s ... Read More
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Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
DBT: An excellent treatment for chronic fear of abandonment with associated symptoms of chronic emptiness, fluctuations in mood and turbulent relationships ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Lambert
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Borderline : Intense, unstable, and conflicted close relationships (e.g., mistrust, neediness, and anxious preoccupation with real or imagined abandonment, close ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Borderline : Extreme interpersonal emotional clinginess, threats of suicide if the other person leaves the relationship, and extremes of idealization and devaluati ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get reassurance from: 2 or 3 doctors in your area and discuss your issues with them. Some drs are dropping insurances because of poor compensation. I'm not sure if this is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Berman
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Practice: in psychotherapy to express feelings in an interpersonally effective manner. That can help. Also, DBT is a type of skills building therapy for people ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
BPD: Yes it is often associated with an intense fear of abandonment. Best.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Fear of abandonment: is not unique to Borderline Personality Disorder which includes a pattern of unstable intense relationships, distorted self-image, extreme emotions an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Divorce: It is certainly possible, try to follow your child's behavior to make sure he or she is not developing anxiety, make sure your child knows that he or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of course: It depends on custody and how much true love is provided. Parents should be unanimous in how this is achieved.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Need treatment: While anxiety and anger are two common factors in BPD, there is also frequently a significant biochemical problem in the brain too. Good control of s ... Read More
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