The word “intimidate” comes from a 17th-century word that meant “to make timid,” according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
However, most of the time this just isn't my personality, and trying to pretend it is won't work.
I also tend to come off as a player when I act this outgoing.
If you hear that one of your guy friends is suffering from a headache, offer to rub his tight shoulders. Don’t get the wrong idea about changing your behavior and style to be a bit less intimidating. After all, one of the most powerful women in today’s world – Oprah – is decidedly feminine and non-intimidating.
Otherwise, she’d never get her interviewees to open up.
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If you've looked into it, you probably quickly realized that Cross Fit enthusiasts are like an exclusive club, speaking their own language and following a special set of unfamiliar rules. However, the Cross Fit community as a whole is more welcoming and encouraging than you realize.
Taking home the hammered girl I have to see in class the next day isn't something I really want to do.
A lot of guys seem to have the friendly approachable part down but need to lock in their self-confidence/dominance more. I have a great presence and I'm almost never ignored or dismissed by women.
For example, I chatted up a girl on the train yesterday who told me I was intimidating.