Become less intimidating men
But when it comes to those who intimidate you, you need a powerful method to take them down from the mental pedestal you’ve put them on.
One powerful way to do that is to think about what insecurities they might have.
In other words, there’s no reason for her to be intimidating.
Instead, spend a moment right now to think about a specific person who intimidates you and what that person’s shortcomings might be.
You don’t want to look at these weaknesses from a bully’s perspective, but from a compassionate’s perspective: When I give this advice to my program participants, many instantly reply that “but the person I’m intimidated by doesn’t seem to have any weaknesses”.
But when I ask them to probe deeper, they’re surprised to find a lot.
The number one example men brought up was talking to women they’re attracted to. The advice is collected from studies in the field of cognitive behavioral science and my own experience.
I’m also going to bring up examples from intimidating people I’ve talked to about the subject, and I’ll share what I’ve learned from them.