An intimidating guy

To deal, try extending the conversations you do have a little each time, or taking some sort of action yourself to show that you're interested.

It doesn't have to be anything big, just a little sign that you like hanging out with them and wouldn't mind doing it some more.

Does crushing it at the gym, climbing the ladder at work, and looking put together while doing it actually scare men off? I asked my boyfriend whether this is more of a convenient reason guys use to break off a budding relationship or a legitimate feeling they might have when dealing with a powerful woman.

He says it's the latter."A guy might absolutely feel like a woman is too attractive, too cool, too smart, or something along those lines.

I can say no easily."Jennie: "My friends think I am intimidating because I work in a corporate business environment which would at times be associated with rigor/aggressive natured people.

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.

I conducted an informal (and utterly unscientific) poll on the Dr.

Nerd Love Facebook Page, trying to get a handle on what guys mean. So let’s take a look at what men say is intimidating… Men can find beauty intimidating; the more attractive the woman, the more advantages society gives her.

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.