I'm not talking about the woman you're too scared to talk to.
I'm talking about the woman that you dream of, finally find and chase down, but then are too afraid to date.
I'm talking about this bizarre open conversation that happens at one of two points in a relationship: You somehow turn “you're intimidating” into an opening line.
Why, yes, you now have my attention because I'm now curious about your psyche.
Oftentimes, the hardship or obstacles that one has had to overcome has shaped their personality and character.
Sometimes they come off as rude or crass, but really it's just their independent ideology and mindset that rubs people the wrong way from time to time.
When people feel that you're able to do great work, they'll likely approach you with even better projects--and higher expectations for your work.
Sometimes, if you're pushed to work alone because others feel overwhelmed by your presence, it can act as the drive you need to embark on many projects yourself--an action that might even result in fantastic results, whether you know it at the beginning or not.
She has a job she loves that pays good money, money that she likes to spend on her geeky hobbies and toys. – she hears the same thing over and over again: “You’re too intimidating…” Does this sound familiar to you? In fact, going by the number of emails I get from my readers, it’s most common issue that geek (or geek-curious) women encounter when they’re interested in dating.
Many of us do not figure out exactly how strong we are until we're in a situation that leaves us with no other choice but to be strong.
A strong, or "intimidating" personality type, can mean something different for everyone.
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.