On the other hand, how frustrating is it that men can be freaked out by impressive women?Gender norms are shifting, and it can be hard for guys to get used to the idea of a woman who not only matches but potentially surpasses their strength. We're Leaning In, trying to have it all, and making milestones in the process. I always thought "you're intimidating" was a paltry excuse a guy can whip out when he feels uncomfortable 'fessing up to the reality that he's just not into you.But is there a romantic cost to being such a trailblazer? Besides that, it also seems like a common reason girlfriends use to explain why one of their own is perennially single.But while I’ve met a few wonderful guys, most of the men I've connected with voiced a common objection to my company that I found quite perplexing at first.Being self-employed as a Certified Professional Life Coach, I’ve done more than my fair share of networking, public speaking and teaching.
It's a way to keep his pride intact." So my assumption was incorrect, which is kind of a relief because I can't stand when people are dishonest about the real reason they're ending things."If a guy uses intimidation as a reason to dump the woman, that's kind of crazy.' I'm afraid you're too good for me so I'm dumping you?So, I feel very comfortable meeting new people face to face and speaking confidently.I prefer to discuss big ideas and thoughtful insights instead of small talk, so if there's ever a time I mention my accomplishments, it’s reflective rather than hubris.Chances are, if you have a strong personality, it’s because you’ve had to have one- life throws curveballs, and you’ve learned how to throw them back.