They are often highly cautious and analytical when making new friends.
Your Capricorn woman is likely to be a very adventurous lover, which may come as a surprise when compared to her otherwise restrained and stand-offish exterior.
They are dynamic, ambitious creatures that are patient and determined to win.
Whether it's in a career or as a homemaker they typically don't do things by halves.
Afraid is the wrong word for it though this is a valid question, as they often come across this way.