If a man can’t see the kinder, gentler side of you, he may misread the woman you truly are who’s all about love and intimacy, too.
It makes sense that girls who juggle a full course load, an internship or job, a host of clubs and activities, and a vibrant social life would be the most attractive to guys, doesn't it?
She looks you in the eye and asks for the truth—for one moment of brutal honesty: “Why doesn’t he like me? I don’t know about you, but when I tell my friends they are intimidating, what I mean is that they are just too awesome for the guy.
” You search your brain for some reason as to why this fool isn’t falling over himself for your incredible friend and come up with only one plausible answer. I see my intimidating friends as strong, assertive women.
B) A woman who doesn’t seem to have that much going for her and seems to “need” a man and a relationship. Why don’t they see what an amazing catch you and the women who have their act together are?
At my most skeptical, I’ve wondered whether “he’s intimidated by you” is the female equivalent of “you’re in her friendzone,” a ego-coddling excuse for romantic failure that deflects blame from the brokenhearted.1) Men Are Misreading You Does having a busy successful career change the way you act in love and relationships?Balancing work and relationships can be a real ongoing challenge.I asked many of my friends who often get the “he is just intimidated by you” line why they think they fit the mold of a hard-to-approach gal.Here’s what they told me: Abby: "I am very independent, and I love autonomy.Are guys intimidated by successful, smart, career-driven girls?