The fact that men cannot look down upon women who are taller than them is the very reason that many men find tall women so intimidating.” ― Miya Yamanouchi, “To seek the praise of men as our motivation is to abandon truly great things, for more often than not truly great things elicit the ire of men far more than they garner their praises.” ― Craig D. “Yeah, I do.” “Good to know,” he said, taking my hand, linking our fingers together, and then his face grew serious again. “I tried, but he kicked me.” His eyes went murderous. Eww, gross), and I kind of thought the top of his head might explode. “Arkain’s the Wilmington Fire Chief.” My eyes jerked back to Holt where he stood talking to the police force and the firefighters that responded to the call. In addition to being strong and stupid, we were also thought of as dangerous.
If there is one phrase I'm tired of men dropping, it's, “You're intimidating.”Before I jump up on my soapbox and make myself even more “intimidating,” let me write a disclaimer: This article is not intended for the woman you are too afraid to approach.
I can't fix the mean girl who blows you off at the bar or the not-so-mean girl you just said has “resting bitch face (RBF).” (Also, I'm pretty sure my brain-on-fire-and-therefore-deep-in-thought face does not mean I'm a bitch, so please stop using “RBF”).
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“He lit the can on fire and took the extinguisher nearby. “She needs medical attention,” Holt barked, authority ringing through his tone. I’ll be fine.” That seemed to calm him a little, and he got to work. He rolled his eyes and turned back to one of the officers. All I had to do was throw down my dolly with a little extra force, and a bossy customer would say, "Let's just all calm down and try to work this out.” ― David Sedaris, “Incidentally, Fairday did know what the word intimidating meant.
I ran to the back to get the other and he pushed one of the shelves over on me.” The muscles in Holt’s jaw clenched and flexed beneath the stubble that lined his face. The medic hurried to comply, slamming down his kit and springing it open. I promise to smile the whole time you fix me up.” “But it’s going to hurt,” he blurted apologetically. What she couldn't possibly know then was just how familiar with its definition she was soon to become.” ― Jessica Haight and Stephanie Robinson “If you are having private thoughts and ask an intimate friend to listen to them in privacy or on a date will that be considered too intimi-dating?
Threat, criminal threatening (or threatening behavior) is the crime of intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury.
"Threat of harm generally involves a perception of injury...physical or mental damage..or instance of injury, or a material and detriment or loss to a person." Threatening behaviors may be conceptualized as a maladaptive outgrowth of normal competitive urge for interrelational dominance generally seen in animals.
tags: complex, creative, different, difficulties, distinction, envy, genius, genius-distinction, independent, independent-thought, inferiority, inferiority-complex, intimidating, misunderstanding, odd, privacy, self-sufficiency, simplicity, superiority “She's a mystery, a cipher, something nearly extinct these days: a person not controlled by ambition or greed or a crass need for attention, but by a desire to experience life completely and to make life a little easier for the people around her” ― Rebecca Miller, “As for those who spite you, and seemingly just because, it's only evident that they're learning from you. Thompson, “Don't tell me I'm "too tall" just because my height happens to threaten your rather fragile sense of masculinity. Once again, I touched him, brazenly running my hand along his jaw. You,” he ground out, making each word into a pointed sentence. The waves of hatred that rolled off him made me sincerely glad that all that emotion wasn’t directed at me. With the women it didn't matter, but I enjoyed subtly intimidating the guys with bad backs who thought they were helping out by telling us how to pack the truck.