The brevity of the relationship should in no way be equated to lack of seriousness. He chose to divulge some of the most treasured secrets of his life to my friend right at the second meeting and that initiated the mutual spark… “You can’t trust someone who tries to come close by divulging his weaknesses right away.
This may seem a bit odd in your mind as many people have strange habits but if your woman does in fact indulge in compulsive smoking, eating, drinking or even obsessive cleanliness chances are she's got some sort of unchecked emotion that she's compensating for through such behavior.
It's unfair to assume that only due to such formulaic behaviour she has emotional baggage but when combined with other red flags, it's often a pretty good sign. The first variety are the kind who are so bottled up about their emotion she makes even you, a man, look like an emotional fool.
Chances are, he can tell you're hiding something, and we're sure he'd rather hear about it than be stonewalled. You're holding back from commitment., and some of them aren't carrying an ounce of baggage.
But in many cases, the fear of tying oneself down can be indicative of a deeper problem.
It’s one of those terms we hear all the time from friends, family and the media, but no one seems to actually be able to pinpoint what it is and what to do about it.