I can actually be really friendly after I know someone. :/ Sounds to me that they're scared because they think anything they say may be shot down quickly and coldly.
However, there are times when it's absolutely necessary to scare people off a little bit and to assert yourself.
While sometimes in the dating world you will find guys you think are intimidating, there's also the possibility that you yourself are scaring off potential dates.
This is especially true if your quietness or confidence is mistaken for snobbishness.
This week, the two women learned how to not intimidate men.
Carroll tells The Early Show co-anchor Hannah Storm, "Every woman in America who is watching has been told, because she's independent, because she earns a little money and she doesn't need a man: you're intimidating.
Sure, I get guys to compliment me often, and I hang out with guys all the time, but I've never even had a boyfriend.