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Dating: 3 Surprising Reasons Why They Won't Commit

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The surge in dating apps has connected singles in a way never previously possible, giving modern daters thousands of options. The result? A new era of serial daters who refuse to commit to one person, especially when they can swipe left 20 times to find a handful of backup options within seconds.

Dating: 3 Surprising Reasons Why They Won't Commit

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1. They're not ready to sacrifice their freedom.

Many commitment-phobes worry that investing to one person means they're signing their freedom away. The only way to make a commitment-phobe feel like you're a 'safe' option is that you both have independent lives outside of your relationship. No one has to sacrifice theirĀ me time, or last-minute getaways with friends.

2. You're invading their personal space.

It's important not to invade their personal space by moving their things around, questioning their decor decisions or judging how they spend their alone time at home.

3. They're negative past relationships influence their present ones.

Most people have had a negative relationship or dating experience or few. If you remind them of a crazy ex-partner, or of their friend's controlling partner, they are more likely to push you away and not commit.