holding back from being honest with him and/or yourself) or clarity (knowing what you truly want and going for it, regardless of risk, because you’re committed to yourself).
Your self-perception about the intensity vis a vis the unavailability, and your past history with dad, makes sense to me.
I have a semi-stressful job and haven’t felt that I had the time or energy to invest in a “relationship”. Here’s the problem: From the time we first met, things felt electric.
We have an intense chemistry between us that is 10-fold what I have felt for anyone else.
At some point many of us discover that the magic and electricity has more to it than just being a really good signpost for true love.
For example, an ultimatum to commit might produce that result. There is no magic formula, other than making sure you are taking care of yourself in all of it, and it does sound like you are clear on that… And then, above that, sensing whether you are being driven by fear (i.e.I am a female in a situation and need some objective clarity.I have been in a predominantly physical relationship with someone for a year.After three months, I got sick of this arrangement and called things off.A few days later, I asked if he wanted to hang out as friends.