For most of us, saying “I love you” feels like a natural way to express our true feelings. Often times, it even feels like a reflex, especially when it comes to those people we’re used to saying it to, perhaps our parents or our children.
It’s important to understand that not everyone has an easy time with “I love you.” Here are a few reasons why it’s not so simple for everyone.
Just because saying “I love you” feels natural to some, doesn’t mean to others, it simply doesn’t. Saying those words can bring up a lot of fear that comes from a place of feeling too exposed of vulnerable. For people that have a hard time letting their guard down, “I love you” might be much tougher to get out.