Are funny women intimidating
While I’m consistently building on my feminine qualities, I felt—at that time—that my drive, my strength, and achievements were offsetting whatever femininity I had—and in a way, my “appeal” and “draw” towards men.
For example, in school, I was a Dean’s Lister and graduated top in my specialization of Marketing.
The further I “climbed”, the harder it seemed for me to find a guy who could match my achievements.
People often speak of the archetypal lone career woman who is highly accomplished yet barren in her love life, and I could see myself gradually trawling into this direction.
Hence, I’m frequently singled out by others for my accomplishments and for being a driven and “fearless” person.
Despite people lauding me from a place of good intention, I would feel mixed about being such a “strong” person (read: woman).