Sex & Life
Sex & Life March 9, 2018
Men are scared of powerful women because powerful women don't need men.
I have a theory.
Men can be intimidated by strong, fiercely independent women.
Whether in a business professional setting or when it comes to dating in the 21st century, some men still struggle with the fact that they find undeniably confident and independent women intimidating, sometimes even unapproachable.
Why? Well, I can’t say I can fully and completely answer that question, or understand it if I’m being completely honest.
But, I can give you some insight as to why, based on my personal experiences.
A strong woman doesn’t need you in order to be herself. She can feel accomplished and fulfilled, all on her own. She doesn’t need you for her life to make sense; to have meaning and purpose. She doesn’t need you to fix her broken pieces — she does it on her own. A confident woman would love to share her life and adventures with you, but she knows she doesn’t need to.
Whether you’re the type who likes to play the dating game, the mind game, the texting game, or whatever other game, millennials have come up with as it pertains to dating these days — you know she won’t put up with it. Simply put, she knows what’s worth her time and what isn’t.
She’s the one her friends admire and the one the guys want to have in their life. This woman is ambitious and driven. She’s mysterious, successful and stubborn, yet intriguing. A powerful woman is not single out of bad luck, rather, she’s single because she has too much self-love and respect to settle for anything less than what she deserves.
It’s what keeps her going. She has a list of things to check off of her list before life passes by too quickly. She’d love for you to be a part of it along the way, but not taking away from this list in any way, shape, or form. This woman has lofty ambitions and many of them. If you want to be a part of her life you need to accept, respect and support her putting her dreams first.
She rarely asks for help because she likes to learn new things — through failing, succeeding and trying.
She enjoys spending time with you, but she loves her alone time. A confident woman needs time to herself, with friends, with family and with this world, just as much.
She dives head first into her biggest fears and greatest challenges because that’s what keeps her on her toes. In order to fit and align with her world, you need to push her and challenge her just as much as be that person to lean on. She needs and wants tough love just as much as understanding, passionate love.
She’s experienced a lot more than you think in this life already, which has made her appreciate all things in every form — the good, the bad, the complicated, the ugly heartbreak. This woman is not concerned about her heart breaking because she knows she’ll be just fine. But, she still fears there’s too much she has yet to learn and experience. A strong woman still fears she’ll be the one to break your heart.
She lives compassionately and loves passionately. It’s what draws people so close to her so easily. She’s a light and a voice for the people she admires most in her life. A tough woman has too much love in her heart to only be willing and capable of sharing it with just you. Learn to respect and admire that she has worlds of love to give to someone, to something, other than just one person.
For this reason, her standards are high and they won’t be coming down anytime soon. Because of this, don’t be hurt if she chooses not to introduce you to her family. She most likely doesn’t introduce just anyone to her family unless she’s serious about them.
She was either born a stubborn beauty or has been through hell and back in order to become her own voice and light. Either way, she won’t let you steal her thunder or transform her way of life. She will never apologize for who she is, for her fragile heart or for how she views the world.
One of the biggest thrills about modern dating is “the chase.” Some women and men, for that matter, play hard to get to keep the chase alive and well. But when it comes to strong, fiercely independent women, they just are plain and simple — hard to get to begin with. So yeah, I can see that being slightly intimidating to men.
She admires you and the love and support you bring to the table, but at the end of the day, she knows she can depend on herself. An independent woman can live for herself and support herself. She has more appreciation for this life than you could ever imagine — for being present in each and every moment, and not giving that up for any reason.
With all that said, a strong, fiercely independent woman still desires love in her own unique way. Rather than seeking a fairytale romance, she yearns for passion, equality, and inspiration. A strong woman believes in building one another up and taking on the world hand-in-hand. For her, owning each other’s differences and similarities are important.
She enjoys exploring contrasting passions to keep the excitement of life alive. An independent woman believes in encouraging one another, challenging one another, pushing one another to aspire to be the best version and bringing that out in one another. She will want to love and love to her maximum potential, both individually and together as one. Because you each have worlds of love to give and share with the world. A strong, fiercely independent woman will make you step up your game to be better for yourself first, so you can be stronger together — an unstoppable force conquering this world, as one.
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