Alternatively, intimidation may result from the type of society in which individuals are socialized, as human beings are generally reluctant to engage in confrontation or threaten violence.
Like all behavioral traits it exists in greater or lesser manifestation in each individual person over time, but may be a more significant "compensatory behavior" for some as opposed to others.
You may have a large social network or be an accomplished dancer or activist. If a man actually says "you're too intimidating" as an excuse to break up with you, let him walk away without any fuss.
However, it is through the awareness of oneself that intimidting circumstances can be overcome.
You can see "timid" in the middle of intimidate, and to be timid is to be frightened or to pull back from something.
Knowing When to Act Adopting the Attitude Taking Action Community Q&A Being mean and intimidating all the time can be exhausting and won't help you make any friends.
However, there are times when it's absolutely necessary to scare people off a little bit and to assert yourself.