6 things men find intimidating in relationships


Being a perfectionist

A woman who wants things done in a particular way ensures that her life as a whole is on track. This is bad news for the less confident man who’s still figuring himself out. Opening himself up to you can be an issue as he feels he might be judged for his imperfections.


What are the chances that you won’t catch him out when he’s up to mischief? None! Most men are uncomfortable with that because naturally you’ll question most things and not let anything slide.

A busy schedule

With a busy woman, surprises don’t really work because he would need to always plan ahead. Even though you don’t realise it at that moment, this can send a message that you don’t have time for anything else but your busy schedule. Even the most confident of men can be intimidated by this.

Your striking looks

You’ll notice that he never looks at you directly in the eyes or very shy towards you, regardless of how long you’ve been dating, cute right? However some men might feel as though they don’t deserve you and end up overcompensating for it.

Your OTT style

Most men are attracted to ladies who care for their appearance. But on the hand he might be the dress down type of guy. He could feel that your sense of style’s clash and that he’s not good enough for you.

Your circle of friends

Some men stop themselves from approaching women by just looking at their friends. Have you ever heard a man say ‘have you seen her friends? Usually this comes from a place of fear. If your clique has all the intimidating qualities mentioned above then chances of him having the courage to walk up to you are very slim.

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