You lose fear when you aren’t afraid to lose anything
Once you’ve obtained everything you’ve ever wanted, you start to lose the fear. I think it has something to do with experience. Once you experience enough living, you start to appreciate the fact that even if you lose it, you know how to get it back again.
Furthermore, there’s a sort of magic that comes with having an adequate number of both, job prospects and romantic prospects. I mean, in life, what else is really more important than those two things. A lot of our lives are spent chasing more money (i.e. a better job or a new job after losing a job) and pursuing a love interest.
Once you get to a point in life where you no longer have to peruse those things so fervently and those things start to peruse you, there’s a calm that comes over you that’s hard to explain. The stress sort of just melts away and you start to wonder why you were ever stressed ever. Then you remember why … it’s because you used to be the type of person that settled for less. When you settle, you don’t get what you deserve. This is living in fear. This is not living in abundance.
Morale of the story … never settle, otherwise, you’ll never achieve ultimate happiness.