But the fact of the matter is that if you aren't afraid to share your opinion with little to no filter, you might be called intimidating. If your man was raised right, chances are good that a long line of strong women had something to do with it. Intimidating means you have standards and demand to be courted. It's free to join Delightful, a dating site I created with love in mind, and here you can meet people who are looking for serious relationships.The world could use more "intimidating." Men will rise to the occasion. From messaging do's and don'ts to first date tips to keys to keeping it fresh, you'll get valuable advice from me every step of the way. And that's really the only way to create something healthy and lasting. He might think of you as intimidating because you seem too perfect and unapproachable to a man.
Everyone says communication is the key to good relationships, but that's not very helpful when certain words are so confusing.
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 he doesn’t have the self-esteem or confidence to get past the power differential – and beauty looking for someone better.
Geek culture has a way of blurring the traditional lines of gender roles.
For example, when you are out at a bar or party, talk to the first guy who approaches you.
Don't brush him off right away if you aren't interested; just have a short and pleasant conversation.
This is not to say that incredibly beautiful women will only go for the model-handsome mind you – look at Christina Hendricks are the one making the first move, they may feel as though they will be in constant competition with other men: ones with better jobs, fatter wallets, movie-star smiles, and abs you could do laundry on.
Your instinctive response may be to play down your looks, and while this can work – there’s a reason why the “beautiful-after-all” trope exists; everyone likes the idea of the librarian who’s secretly model-gorgeous – it’s ultimately putting the responsibility on you.
2 View All Next »I want to introduce you to someone. She’s geeky to her Joss-Whedon-loving core, a Whovian, Vertigo-reading, 3rd edition D&D (none of that 4th ed crap thank you very much) gamer with the con stories to prove it. While it’s true that many men will use it as a polite dodge to avoid saying “I’m not attracted to you”, when it comes up over and over again, it’s a sign that maybe there’s more to it.
And don’t get me wrong, this isn’t someone looking for geeky attention or a propped up fantasy. But “intimidating” is almost uselessly vague, especially if they keeps coming up; it covers a multitude of meanings to the point that it means everything and nothing at once.
In any case, a man you might date and form a relationship with should admire and appreciate the accomplishments that make you, you. What's he's really saying is he's sure you're too cool, too beautiful and too all-around amazing to stick with a schlub like him if something better comes along. You deserve to be with a confident man has more faith in your relationship than that.