To be honest, it either sparks an anger inside of you (that you can’t keep silent about), or it makes you want to walk away without saying a word.
This might be because most strong-willed people are also highly educated.
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.
It’s not a bad thing to be one of these people, even though you might feel like you’ve done something wrong by the way others react around you.
This week, the two women learned how to not intimidate men.
Carroll tells The Early Show co-anchor Hannah Storm, "Every woman in America who is watching has been told, because she's independent, because she earns a little money and she doesn't need a man: you're intimidating.
Until recently, that is, since I’ve started to notice an alarming trend: In three of my last four rejections, I concluded that the guy ended things with me because I intimidated him.
I call this trend “alarming” because I usually consider it delusional to blame a guy’s lack of interest on intimidation. ” is a phrase that I’ve always thought of as the battle cry for cheesy, brainless girls who are totally lacking in any charming or marketable attributes whatsoever.
The type who is practically the poster child for He’s Just Not That Into You used to seem to me to be the most likely to over- and misuse the excuse of intimidation when consoling herself in the face of heartbreak.
But we also know that Big Time Career Women are afraid of making a statement with anything other than their brains. A flash of real emotion can pierce a man's heart faster than the wittiest barb.
So now give the fellows a blast of your mystery, your imagination, inquisitiveness. Be A Damsel In Distress And Ask For His Help We know you don't need a man.
It’s pretty hard to take the sting out of being rejected by a guy after a month or so of semi-serious dating, especially when the signs seemed to be indicating a reasonable likelihood of success.
Sadly, I find myself in this situation a little too often, so by now I’ve got a system for dealing with my hurt feelings and bruised ego in the immediate wake of being rejected.