Instead, he tries to learn more about you and find some common ground. How dare you look amazing, act confident and be successful?
If there is one phrase I’m tired of men dropping, it’s, “You’re intimidating.”Before I jump up on my soapbox and make myself even more “intimidating,” let me write a disclaimer: This article is not intended for the woman you are too afraid to approach.
Here’s what they told me: Abby: "I am very independent, and I love autonomy.
These are things that I admire and wish I saw in myself. But sometimes I wonder if my quippy response is correct; is it really intimidation that keeps the men from my fabulous friends?
And if they are intimidated, is that good intimidation (as I suspect), or is it more of a turn-off thing?
It’s an environment that breeds people to become coarse or cold emotionally in order to get to the next level.
Some character traits in a woman intimidate men, and that's completely fine. If he is intimidated by some of your alpha traits, it shows something lacking inside of him, not you.