- Gender and Relationships
Is success sexy on women
Does it bother a man when a woman;
The Appearance of Success
Are successful, independent woman destined to be alone, or are they considered alluring and sexy in the eyes of men? I asked this question to a group of people. I received a mix of answers and views.
Not one of the men that I asked, admitted to being intimidated by a successful independent woman, although a few said that success was fine, but they rather make more money than their wives. When in a marriage, shouldn’t the consensus be, what’s yours is mine, and what’s mine is yours? If that is the case, all the money goes into the same pot, so what should it matter who makes more?
Because I received varied responses, I posted a forum and asked, “Is Success SEXY on WOMEN or are MEN Intimidated by successful Women”. Huber Miss Belgravia responded with her experience with men and being a lawyer in Texas by saying, “I have found it difficult, however, to find a man who isn't intimidated by the fact that I'm a lawyer. There are so many stereotypes about us, and it's difficult to overcome them. When I lived in London, I had a great time. People there seem to judge you on who you really are, rather than what you do for a living. I've been back in the States for a year and a half, and my social life is non-existent. So, as would be expected, I'm planning to move back to London next year!”
Another Huber, Mitch Rapp responded by saying, he does not find women who are successful intimidating; he wants his wife to be successful and reach her dreams. When I asked if there was anyone in his family who influenced his thoughts this way, he responded and shared that his mother was a successful nurse and his father supported her success.
Every male that I spoke to with the exception of 2, views a women’s success, how their fathers view it. The 2 that differ from their fathers views had a mother who was abused by her father. Coincidence? I don’t know, but it sure seams like the way that a parent raises their children, sets them up for life on many different levels.
It was also shared with me that it isn’t the success that is a problem, it is the attitude that a successful person, male or female, can acquire that makes them less appealing which is why they end up alone.
Huber Pearldiver made a great point by saying, “Women
communicate from young, far better than guys do. In this way, they are 'open'
to knowing their abilities and being more honest in themselves with what they
find and aspire to. Guys tend to find that a hard ask.
When the objective is to become 'successful' woman consider 'success' differently as well. I think the first success that many women achieve is 'finding' themselves; whereas guys tend to have no idea what that means, or how important it is as a platform for personal growth. Another clear difference is; that women tend to always support the efforts of other women. And what do guys do?”
Women need to know who they are. When they don’t they feel lost. Sometime in her mid to late twenties to early to mid thirties, a woman gets an itch, a feeling or a thought that plants a series of questions in her mind that she sets out to answer. It becomes a conquest, to figure out who she is and what she is capable of achieving in life. Men don’t seem to go through the same transformation; if they do it is hidden well from women.
Based on my findings and beliefs, the appeal to a woman who has accomplished success is measured differently by different cultures and still varies by individual. Advice to Single Accomplished Ladies is, be proud of your success; don’t hide it from a man, just to get a date. There are plenty of men out there who view your success the same way you view it, as an accomplishment and encouragement to strive for what you want. On the same note, don’t act as if you are superior or better than any other man or woman. Over Confidence and Conceited Behavior are not sexy. Just as you want respect and appreciation, so do others; give what you wish to receive.
Advice to the Men, if you have a woman in your life that is striving to accomplish her dreams, encourages her. If you encourage her along the way, you will be there when she achieves it. If you hold her back and down, and attempt to extinguish that desire, she may recent you in the long run. Being in a relationship and being in love is wanting the best for one another, which means letting one another be who they are while holding your hand.
Success is very Sexy on a Woman, when she carries her Success with Class and Poise.
Is Success Sexy on Woman Part 2
- Is success sexy on a woman Part 2
I received dozens of responses on the Forums as well as responses from the initial group I asked this question to, and some of the responses were so good, I cant not write a sequel hub to share these...