1. They value their independence
Intelligent people are often independent thinkers, and this personality trait extends to other areas of their lives. They do feel the need for love, but because they value their independence above everything else in their lives, they often face the fear of commitment – not exactly because they don’t want to commit, but because they are afraid of the ways that relationships can restrain their freedom.
How to overcome fear of commitment? Well, basically they just need to find a partner that will respect their independence and give them space. This way they won’t feel trapped and will be more likely to maintain the relationship.