Like a Stephen King horror story, intimidation comes at us in many forms and faces.
As long as intimidation is going to be part of our lives, we might as well learn how to deal with it, resist it, and even use it.
The queer men and women I spoke to had never been given the excuse of intimidation as the reason why they weren’t finding dates (though, admittedly, my findings are 100% anecdotal).
So, being a woman who used to mold and fold herself to meet society’s standards of “the girl he wants to date,” I started Googling to see exactly what men found intimidating in a woman, all in an effort to fix it in myself.
In the box, METRO reports, are a number of steps to help anyone struggling to better understand what's going on in their mind.
The first part is called Discover, which comes equipped with six different colored triangles, each representing a different area that could be affecting mental wellbeing.
The answers I found were actually super enraging — especially on one particular Reddit post I’d stumbled across.
If someone tells you they have never been intimidated by someone or something, they are lying to you because they are too intimidated to admit it.
But as I got older, and the men I’d date started calling me intimidating as a way to weasel out of the situation we were in, I realized that the opposite sex didn’t always see intimidation as a positive thing.
And in talking to my queer friends, I found that this phenomenon seems to mainly occur in heterosexual relationships.
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