Another word for fear of dating
Gynophobia is the fear or hatred (or both) of women.
Usually men suffer from this phobia, which is also known by names like Gynephobia or Feminophobia.
Psychiatrists believe that the fear of women phobia usually occurs in men having unresolved conflicts with their mothers.
Abandonment or physical abuse inflicted by strict mothers in one’s childhood can cause Gynophobia.
Some cases of fear of women phobia can arise later in life when an adult man might have been put down or insulted severely by a woman.
Her tone of voice made it clear that this was sincere.
I was surprised – as far as I was concerned, the only thing I’d done differently was dye my hair for Halloween and it hadn’t faded yet – but I wasn’t going to take someone’s appreciation of my looks for granted.
Such individuals fear women or having a sexual intercourse with them.
They might have hatred or ill will towards their own sisters or mothers or, in general, all women around them.