Being told “You’re too intimidating” is incredibly aggravating to women.After all, women are encouraged to be assertive, accomplished and independent; being told that they’re “intimidating” sounds like they’re being told to take all of that back and pretend to be something less than what they are. Are geek guys finding a woman’s accomplishments to be somehow threatening? Because “intimidating” is so subject to personal interpretation, I thought it was best to go to the source: geek guys.That’s fine, because the guys who could be intimidated by you are usually not even dating material in the first place.Everyone knows that guy love to call girls crazy without any other explanation, and when you dig deeper you realize that the “craziest” thing she did was show emotion or try to introduce him to his parents after they’d been dating for a full year. She’s done it all; dating sites, meeting guys at cons, the comic store, chatting up friends from class and at work.If a woman keeps hearing from men that she’s “intimidating”, what is she supposed to do – besides start approaching men who have more self-confidence and fewer issues?
She’s well educated, with a rapier wit and a willingness to use it. And yet, Friday still remains the most lonely night of the week when she sees all of the happy, laughing couples making plans, having romantic dinners and enjoying the sex while she’s at home with Fringe on the DVR and a bottle of Malbec breathing in the kitchen. Well, whenever she’s interested in a guy – a guy who’s worth her time, because what’s the point of having standards if she’s not going to stick to ‘em?
Take the word "intimidating." That's got to be one of the most frustrating words in the whole dating world, am I right, ladies?
If you've been called intimidating, you're probably wondering what the &*^# is up with that! Read on for a few different interpretations of this often-used label. If you're out there crushin' it professionally, it might soon become clear to the man you're seeing that you're more successful than he is. Be your genuine self and let him get to know the real you.
For example, would it be good in that a guy is too goodlooking or gives off an aura of...
I know that if a guy finds a girl intimidating, it's usually because she's very striking physically.