1. Fear of impotence. 2. Overall fear of sexual inade­quacy. 3. Fear that someone—usually a female love interest— seeks to emasculate one. 4. Fear of failing at work. 5. Fear of failing in sports. 6. Fear that another male will show that he’s more potent sexually. 7. One feels that one has lost a sense of self. 8. One feels one is in a relationship that results in the loss of sense of self.