You may fear letting go of control, not getting what you want, not being good enough to get what you want, or having to start a whole new relationship all over again. In my workbook, Building Self-Esteem 5 Steps: How to Feel "Good Enough," I outline specific steps to take to stop working on your man-child and start working on yourself. Sign that your academic field of study May be basing it's characterizations of what is and isn't a disorder based on societies expections.. I see what the author describes play out in various ways, depending on the culture.
They revert to their adolescent ways out of discomfort with intimacy and to protect them from getting too close to you.
In fact, the more adolescent your man, the more “motherly” you may be in his presence.
When people do not fully grow up, they farm out the hard work of adulthood to those closest to them.
It can be subtle, but if you are making excuses, stop and reflect on why you’re picking up after a grown man? Talk of children or commitment brings panic to his eyes. And then you immediately see panic and a desire to flee.
Feminists who speak for all woman are the most infantile irresponsible, manipulative, and dishonest of the breed. You have an incredibly sheltered and narrow view of women, likely because you have few experiences with adult women outside of an overbearing mother. In fact, sex is an activity enjoyed by consenting adults and a marriage certificate doesnt entitle one spouse to claim dominion or lordship over the other.