Intimidating things to say to people
Some answered, “If she’s better looking than me,” while others brought up words like “smarter,” “stronger,” “funnier,” and “outspoken.” Women who made more money than their male counterparts, or had a better job or seemed more successful in general, were also penalized.Pediatric occupational therapist and parenting coach, Brandi Russell, said the best words parents can say to their children are in the form of a question.
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) I got a whole slew of responses, but versions of the same question kept popping up over and over again: I myself have been called intimidating a lot throughout my life.
(Author's Note: You may also enjoy installments II and III of the Overused Phrased Dumb People Say trilogy) 1. Such banality actually hurts your case, not enhances it. "I don't give a rat's ass" You don't give a rat's ass about what? Did you think this whole conversation was a big lead up to my asking, "Do you have any rodent sphincters I can have? If you met someone who said, "In 18 years you'll drive a yellow sedan that was manufactured in New Mexico." You would excuse yourself from the conversation. So can I believe anything they say that doesn't end with, 'it does. So if something is one of a kind, it cannot have degrees of one-of-a-kindness- it can't be VERY one of a kind, a little one of a kind, or pretty much one of a kindish. The latent irony is the passionate speaker clearly took a stand and made a statement, whereas the replier of "How do you really feel?
"It is what it is" Here is what you just said: It is = It is. Did someone say, "Hey, it is not what it is.", or, "It is what it is not."? Substitute with: "Unique", "Original" or "One of a kind". " followed your originality and passion with a banal phrase that is linguistically worthless.
So, being a woman who used to mold and fold herself to meet society’s standards of “the girl he wants to date,” I started Googling to see exactly what men found intimidating in a woman, all in an effort to fix it in myself.