What makes a girl intimidating
But as I got older, and the men I’d date started calling me intimidating as a way to weasel out of the situation we were in, I realized that the opposite sex didn’t always see intimidation as a positive thing.And in talking to my queer friends, I found that this phenomenon seems to mainly occur in heterosexual relationships.less) intelligence than themselves." In other words, men look for partners with qualities they value, and therefore think superior intelligence is a great quality in a partner. Here's the rub: Once the women became "psychologically near" the man (i.e., he thought about actually interacting with her and dating her in real life), "men showed less attraction toward women who outsmarted them." Really, guys?
So, being a woman who used to mold and fold herself to meet society’s standards of “the girl he wants to date,” I started Googling to see exactly what men found intimidating in a woman, all in an effort to fix it in myself.
If she’s avoiding eye contact with you, it’s because you scare the shit out of her. She doesn’t understand who you are or what you’re about. Women who are intimidated by you try to view you differently in order to accept you. You’re picky about who you spend your time with, and you’re not willing to spend your time with people you don’t value.