They remind these people of the existential crisis that cause their current state of being.
According to the book Strong, aggressive, ambitious people intimidate weak, passive, lackadaisical people regardless of sex.
It's the gap in intelligence —not gender — that causes the intimidation."Do strong career minded women intimidate guys? It probably has more to do with these women having chosen to spend their time and effort trying to accomplish other goals instead of pursuing and working on relationships." "Honestly, when it comes down to it, all men have a little bit of intimidation in them, simply because of the historical dominance of males in society.
First, let’s talk about the whole “strong woman” / “alpha female” topic.
I bring this up because often times when a woman tells me she’s an “alpha female” or “strong independent woman,” alarm bells go off in my head.
Reason being: Now, I’m not saying all of this to accuse you of being these things.
They had the power to grant or deny my romantic desires and, whether they knew it or not, they wielded that power.
I believe it was a combination of a lack of self-confidence on my part and the natural forces inherent in sexual relationships.""The real problem may be considering women who are unmarried to be failures.