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This isn’t to say that there’s something wrong with being high-energy or being a tomboy, just that there can be a fine line between being energetic and outgoing and being obnoxious.

If you have a relationship/dating question I can help answer, you can send me your letters at I’m beginning to think I might intimidate men.

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Showing genuine interest or honest appreciation in his accomplishments or hobbies can also help him overcome feelings of “What could she possibly see in me?

” And I do mean genuine; shy, geeky guys are perpetually concerned that people are secretly making fun of them.

My last boyfriend and I met in my apartment building after we’d each been living there for almost a year.

We got to know each other when I struck up a conversation with him in the elevator, and again when we bumped into each other on campus.

2 View All Next »I want to introduce you to someone. She’s geeky to her Joss-Whedon-loving core, a Whovian, Vertigo-reading, 3rd edition D&D (none of that 4th ed crap thank you very much) gamer with the con stories to prove it. While it’s true that many men will use it as a polite dodge to avoid saying “I’m not attracted to you”, when it comes up over and over again, it’s a sign that maybe there’s more to it.

And don’t get me wrong, this isn’t someone looking for geeky attention or a propped up fantasy. But “intimidating” is almost uselessly vague, especially if they keeps coming up; it covers a multitude of meanings to the point that it means everything and nothing at once.

Instead, make a point of being approachable and friendly.

Wide smiles that reach your eyes (the “Duchenne Smile”) and open, welcoming body language can make a shy or introverted guy feel more welcome.

He may be overwhelmed by the force of her personality and worry that he will be forced to be the inferior partner in the relationship.

Or he may just be the sort of person who prefers a quieter, demure, more “feminine” personality. While there are plenty who can appreciate an outgoing partner – one who would compliment them, be the yang to their yin – more are likely to feel steamrolled by someone so dominant.

I conducted an informal (and utterly unscientific) poll on the Dr.

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