What makes a woman intimidating to a man
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.I can’t fix the mean girl who blows you off at the bar or the not-so-mean girl you just said has “resting bitch face (RBF).” (Also, I’m pretty sure my brain-on-fire-and-therefore-deep-in-thought face does not mean I’m a bitch, so please stop using “RBF”).
A guy who is intimidated by a woman’s beauty may be nervous in her presence.I was told I was pretty without makeup on by a few pretty girls. I have my mom's dark brown eyes dad's dark long eyelashes and my grandma's straight black hair. I'm 5'2 and 120 pounds but most people thought I was 105. We all feel a little nervous approaching someone we’re interested in. They both want to be petted, but let’s face it, puppies are cuter. I know, it’s hard to tell sometimes whether a guy’s acting awkward or he’s just that kind of strange.You talk about a cool trip you took last weekend and he has to share one that’s even better. He’ll eventually embarrass the hell out of himself and his friends won’t let him live it down. Crystal Crowder Crystal Crowder is a freelance writer and blogger.Finding out if you intimidate them can be the key to attracting Mr. Alternatively, they will look at you when you are not paying attention; but when you notice, they will look away.
When a man averts his gaze like this, he may be communicating that he is afraid of you, according to Reginald Adams and Robert Kleck in a 2003 study in “Psychological Science.” His nonverbal behavior is telling you to avoid him, rather than approach him.
What you may need to work out is whether you come across as a poised, confidant woman, or as just plain unapproachable.
It could mean the difference between dating and intimidating.
He has to come up with something more impressive than anything you have to say. You know that little voice in the back of your mind that’s constantly analyzing every moment when you start flirting with a guy? Except when they feel intimidated, the little voice is so loud they can’t maintain a conversation. She's a tech geek at heart, but loves telling it like it is when it comes to love, beauty and style.
He thinks it’ll make him seem like your equal or better. They get distracted trying to figure out how to respond or how to make themselves seem good enough in your eyes. A better man takes the approach of simply not talking about himself much. She's enjoys writing music, poetry and fiction and hopes to have her first novel out soon.
But whether he’ll come your way or stay away has less to do with your body type and more to do with your body language.