However, now that I’ve come to the repeated conclusion that intimidation played a role in my recent failed dating endeavors, I feel like maybe I should rethink my stance—especially because in all of those cases that explanation seemed completely likely and totally logical.
It’s not a sign of weakness to let the man take the lead, but it is the role that he will be expecting to take.Men are not intimidated by success, but they do want to feel like the man in a relationship.Here are ten things that you might be doing that could intimidate a guy. Not letting him be a gentleman If you are a leader at work, it can difficult to let that go in the evenings, but try not to take the lead all the time when you are out with a man. 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. She’s well educated, with a rapier wit and a willingness to use it. And yet, Friday still remains the most lonely night of the week when she sees all of the happy, laughing couples making plans, having romantic dinners and enjoying the sex while she’s at home with Fringe on the DVR and a bottle of Malbec breathing in the kitchen. Well, whenever she’s interested in a guy – a guy who’s worth her time, because what’s the point of having standards if she’s not going to stick to ‘em?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.