This is not to say that you should feel the need to actually alter your personality just because someone finds you a little intimidating. Is he enthusiastic about this, but he doesn't seem to know how to take it to the next level?Quite the opposite, actually–someone being intimidated by you is, as they say, a “personal problem.” But if you, for one, have heard the word “intimidating” one too many times, and notice that potential crushes tend to cower a little in your wake,you might want to check out these signs that your crush is actually intimidated by you, so you know what to look out for: Your crush hangs out by your locker. Either he's totally clueless (pretty likely, he's a guy), intimidated by you (also very likely), or a mix of the two (the most likely scenario).Image source:i Stock He hints at "hanging out" and "chilling soon" and "doing something over the weekend," but won't actually make any concrete plans.
He looks intimidating
Nobody likes a “know-it-all,” and if you feel you or your friend might fit into this category in social situations you should be honest about it and try to check that behavior.
But also remember that some guys might just feel threatened by an assertive woman—and that’s his problem, not yours.“An assertive and powerful woman is against a gender tradition that many still hold onto, explains licensed marriage and family therapist and certified sex therapist, Stephen Betchen, Ph. “For example, some men have trouble tolerating a woman who is more successful than they are—but we’re seeing more and more of this.
And if they are intimidated, is that good intimidation (as I suspect), or is it more of a turn-off thing?
I asked many of my friends who often get the “he is just intimidated by you” line why they think they fit the mold of a hard-to-approach gal.
So, if a guy is maing a point of hanging around you but can't seem to look up from his phone, ask him a few questions about what he's looking at, and maybe that'll help him to open up.