When a guy says you are intimidating
Nina Edwards holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and has been writing about families and relationships since 2000.
She has numerous publications in scholarly journals and often writes for relationship websites as well.
Edwards is a university lecturer and practicing psychologist in New York City.
For all their bluff and bluster, men aren’t always as confident as they may seem.
Sure, if you have the face of Angelina Jolie and the body of Pamela Anderson, it’s going to take a little extra courage for a man to make his move.
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.
Sure, they’re noisy, pushy and often far too boisterous for their own good, but it can take a lot of forced bravado – as well as a little imbibing – to get them to act that way.
Restrictive styles of interacting tend to derail conversations and involve contradicting, interrupting and boasting.
To begin with, think about what your clothes say about you.
The way you dress can speak volumes, but be careful about the story your clothes are telling.
It could mean the difference between dating and intimidating.
But first, let’s dispel the number one cliché about dating intimidation: being too attractive.
Search for when a guy says you are intimidating:
If men are not approaching you, consider being more inviting when you see someone you like. When you are out on a date, make a point to lengthen interactions with him.