Men find me intimidating

23-Sep-2017 08:56

A better strategy than propping up male self-esteem by hiding her own intellect, Park suggests, is finding a man who’s supportive of a prospective mate’s intelligence and ambition from the start.A woman has more options if she’s willing to override romantic scripts that encourage her to underplay her strengths and make men think they’re smarter than she.

“It’s more of a gut reaction of negativity, not a thought-out response,” Ratliff explains.If such a pair actually go out, the man’s mindset isn’t guaranteed to be very different.