In my professional and personal life, great single men looking to meet someone special constantly tell me they held back in approaching a woman they were potentially interested in because she seemed too intimidating.
Single women also tell me they are out and about and consider themselves open to love, but they are having trouble meeting men despite being surrounded by them.
It is all too common to think you are approachable while men perceive that you are closed or unavailable.
Clearly there is some sort of mismatch here if single men are saying they are uncomfortable approaching women who appear too confident or intimidating and single women are saying they wish they were approached more.
To learn more about what you might be doing to prevent great single men from approaching you and to learn strategies to become more open and confident in dating, click here to read my full article, written for DatingAdvice.com, a leading online resource for dating and relationships, offering guidance by dating experts, how-to articles, reviews of the best dating sites and more.
Rachel Dack, MS, LCPC, NCC
Welcome to Rachel Dack Counseling LLC’s blog, written by Rachel Dack, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Rachel provides psychotherapy and relationship coaching services to individuals and couples in her Bethesda, Maryland office and over the phone.