That approach works because I'm not setting myself up for a game of desperation chase for approval. My main thoughts are about how others will perceive me. Again, this is their issue, not yours. We don't know much about how to cure baby disgust. Here are some reasons why I just don't understand people who don't like pets.
When you have a sensory sensitive child , which I have , we had to turn her socks inside out so the seams wouldn't bother her, she deplored having her hair washed so that was kept to a minimum , people could not get in her space or touch her without her screaming out , she couldn't wear certain kinds of fabric like wool or denim because it didn't feel good on her skin. One possibility I considered: Maybe my anxiety issues just make it difficult for me to really connect with people. Hi Leoball80, Just wanna let you know that I have the same problem - wanting to be alone emotionally, but don't want to be alone rationally. Maybe they were being bullied themselves. This is why I constantly day dream, to avoid feeling lonely and isolated.
They may be discouraged, or conflicted, or gun shy and wary about the whole idea, but they still want closer connections deep down. I hope you can get over this without having to use the extremes I did and wish you all the best. The reality is that while babies may be all well and good, they are a product of a condition that, for many young women, induces feelings of ambivalence or dread. But when you discovered you couldn't act, you let go of that dream I hope. Make a point of reading literature on a regular basis.
Studies conducted by the National Endowment for the Arts show that Americans, in general, don't read much literature. I talk with frequent pauses in my sentences, because I fear saying something stupid or even saying something rude to someone by accident. The best way to learn what to read is by reading everything you can get your hands on. Often, misanthropes just need to update their view of people. It is not important to like everybody to live a good life. They're hearing news about how everyone elected another corrupt windbag politician, or how a majority of the public supports a bigoted law, or how a bunch of far-off countries are mired in horrible atrocities.
Now, let me be clear: It's not something that we need to beat ourselves up about. Cats, dogs, fish: I've had them all. I wouldn't diagnose yourself from the internet. Of course this is easier said than done but is definitely achievable just by being aware in the 1st place. I feel like they don't contribute to my at all.
We care far too much about what other people think of us. It has been theorized that the practice of letting an infant cry themselves out, or to sleep, can cause this. Some days, when I feel lonely, I wish I had people to go out with. Given my history I still might, but since that time I've found the idea of having it bothers me less and less. Even when they're just born, animals are often far more capable than humans, and can be trained rapidly to, for instance, defecate in an acceptable area within weeks of birth.
I have even discussed it in therapy with 3 different Doctors and I still can't get over it. Everyone has different comfort levels and they convey it unconsciously. The psych told me I needed to 'let people in' and learn to trust them but it's not that easy. Envision yourself acting the way you act when around people who are attracted to you. Share a poem or a short story with a friend. A combination of factors can bring it on - I think high sensitivity and low self esteem are two major ones. Social media is full of these types—disgraceful individuals who should be cut adrift at the earliest opportunity.
Then there are those who hold extreme political or religious views. I don't know why but they just didn't, and I didn't like them. For these individuals, being romantically rejected is a familiar feeling. Try reading short stories or poems if you just can't fit in a longer work. If you're in the mood for adventure, mystery, or suspense, perhaps you haven't found books that match your tastes.