But the fact of the matter is that if you aren't afraid to share your opinion with little to no filter, you might be called intimidating. If your man was raised right, chances are good that a long line of strong women had something to do with it. Intimidating means you have standards and demand to be courted. It's free to join Delightful, a dating site I created with love in mind, and here you can meet people who are looking for serious relationships.
In addition to being a world-renowned comedian, talk show host, philanthropist, husband and father, Steve Harvey is the Chief Love Officer of online dating site Delightful.
He draws on his personal experiences and the stories that millions of people have shared with him over the years to help more people find and keep the love they deserve.
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.
If you're approaching a new relationship with your act together, you're choosing to be with a man out of want, not out of need. Let's face it--it takes guts to approach a fine woman such as you.
You can see "timid" in the middle of intimidate, and to be timid is to be frightened or to pull back from something.
When you intimidate, you frighten or make someone afraid.
If you need to be mean and intimidating toward someone, then you have to have an attitude of "I don't care what anyone thinks," a healthy dose of confidence, and the words to back it up.
If you want to know how to be mean and intimidating when you need to be, see Step 1 to be on your way.
To become even more approachable, consider the subtle messages you're sending with your body language when you're out on the town.