Are pretty girls intimidating to guys
“I’ll run up and down [at my local gym] and not a lot of women would do that,” she told Women’s Health.
“And least of all me because I don’t want to draw attention to myself at the best of times.
It’s pretty hard to take the sting out of being rejected by a guy after a month or so of semi-serious dating, especially when the signs seemed to be indicating a reasonable likelihood of success.
Sadly, I find myself in this situation a little too often, so by now I’ve got a system for dealing with my hurt feelings and bruised ego in the immediate wake of being rejected.
Some avoid the place altogether because they feel embarrassed by men seeing them in tight lycra.
“I go to the gym because I don’t have a good figure,” one tells me. But I don’t want people to judge the way I look when I don’t even like how my body looks yet. Because most men don’t shout at women in the gym – they sexually objectify them instead.
Recently, at a wedding, I witnessed a dance floor with a friend who is an ecologist.
In the middle of this dance floor, a girl approached a guy, legs slightly spread, while slapping her thighs with the back of her hands while looking him in the eye.
And sometimes the "too drunk" girl gets approached by guys who are interested in one thing only.
It typically involves a great deal of drunken analysis, the focus of which is to compile a list of non-threatening answers to the question—“Why didn’t he want me?
”—and I’ve had a lot of success with this approach for the past couple of years.
My ecologist friend, in his "Darwinian" mindset, jokingly exclaimed: "Oh wow, she's presenting!
"You don't have to emulate an Animal Planet mating documentary to get a guy to approach you when you're out, but body language is important.