Fear of losing control - Helps us take the steps necessary to regain a sense of control over our lives.
_______Fear of failure - Helps us accomplish our goals. Helps motivate us to prepare, organize, and persist.
_________Fear of being alone - Helps us reach compromises with others.
_______Fear of the unknown - Helps us take reasonable precautions and prevents us from unreasonable risk.
_____Fear of dependence - Helps us develop our own resources and become self-reliant.