What it means to be intimidating
How is one to intimidate, persuade, resist, assert oneself against them?
I merely laughed at him; I could not but think that this was said merely to intimidate me.
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But think not it is by way of menace, or to intimidate you to favour me.
Of course, if you’re sending out those signals on purpose and he still feels the need to let you know how much you scare him, you’re obviously not being intimidating “Girl, who hurt you?
Lucky for you, his ongoing struggle with his own sense of manliness isn’t your concern — so he can take his Napoleon complex somewhere else (can we recommend Russia? .” You might just be one of those girls who can truly radiate that “don’t talk to me” vibe,and he’s kind of impressed.“I’m pretty sure you’re out of my league.” Not every kind of intimidating is necessarily bad — after all, we’d all like to be a little bit intimidatingly hot, right?If he’s checking you out nonetheless, he might be into you — but simultaneously doubtful that he would ever have a chance with a gal of your caliber. “I don’t get out much.” There are some dudes out there who find pretty much everyone intimidating… If this is his opening line and he’s obviously nervous, he’s probably just not much of a people person… “A girl has never stood up to me before and I don’t know how to react.” When a guy isn’t used to a girl who can meet him on a level playing field — or even better, beat him at his own game — it’s pretty normal for him to be thrown for a loop.He might find you intimidating, but it’s only because he’s awfully nervous about his own ability to ruin it all.If screwing things up with you is his greatest fear, who could blame him for being intimidated?
He just might think that calling you out on it will help him become the one who can finally break down all your walls…