On the low end of the spectrum, some men will be profoundly turned by a woman approaching them.
They have issues with aggressive or strong women – women who don’t conform to the “traditional values” of being meek and subservient, and a woman who flouts convention in that way will repulse them.
maybe even stopping to give him lessons in how to get her to like him so he can do better next time. Other times they get brushed off by the men because they’re not the women those men that someone is trying to make the first move.
More often than not the way women approach men they’re interested in doesn’t match up with how they picture the approach going.
A lot of what makes us react one way or another to somebody is unconscious.
When we see somebody, we instinctively process many, many non-verbal clues as to the person’s inner character from the way they walk, the way they smell and the way they interact with other people.
And recognizing that fact just makes it even But as it turns out, women have a good reason to be extra nervous about flaunting gender roles because…And that lack of info can be especially important for women.Remember what I said about how some guys freak out over overturned gender roles? There are many men who are profoundly uncomfortable with any sort of non-traditional forms of gender-expression whether it’s through looks or behavior, and by trying to make an overt move, women risk stepping squarely on that particular emotional landmine.The traditional gender roles of man-as-aggressor are continually reinforced by our culture and society; witness the slut-shaming that Miley Cyrus gets for being an active – rather than passive – sexual performer.
Even in this day and age, the sexually-aggressive woman is a figure of ridicule (especially if she’s played by Rebel Wilson rather than Kim Cattrall) .
Yes, finding out early that a guy is threatened by assertive women is generally a .