A fear of the opposite sex is also called ‘Heterophobia’ in medical terms. People who have fear of the opposite sex often feel as if they are going to die when they need to speak to or meet some one from the opposite sex. The root of this fear lies actually in the fear of rejection. Now even if you are not going out with a woman you will still feel afraid of approaching a woman even if she is your boss.
Surprisingly there are many people in this world who have a fear of the opposite sex. It is estimated that one in every ten men and women has a fear of the opposite sex. People who fear the opposite sex need to ask themselves some really straight questions i.e. what exactly are you shy of? You also need to know and find out if you actually lack confidence in general.
For many people a lack of confidence is the culprit in their fear. If you feel that you have a lack of confidence you should start working on building confidence. You can also seek the help of a professional psychologist. There are a number of books that have been written that describe how you can over come this fear so be rest assured its certainly possible.
An easier way of getting rid of this fear of the opposite sex is to use self hypnosis. Self hypnosis can be used in the form of audio subliminal suggestions. For many people this technique has worked remarkably however you need to get your hands on the right audio tapes if you are to succeed.
If all else fails and you still find yourself in fear then you should definitely seek professional help. A psychologist can certainly point you in the right direction and work with you on building confidence and getting rid of this phobia.
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