This doesn’t mean I’m not who I am around men, it just means that I use the same skills in my personal life I learned to use in my professional.
There are some meetings I can go into and run the show, and others where I have to be subordinate.
So when I hear a woman talk about how “direct” she is, the first thing I think is: “She’s tactless.” I wrote about this in an article for entitled “Are You Honest… ” Self-proclaimed “direct” people often tell their dates what they think about them even if the date didn’t ask.
My first trip to Yosemite, and there was a wildfire in the national park. It's a unique place with infinite perspective and shapes. Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM.
The sun set through the smoke, illuminating Half Dome with this fiery orange glow. Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. This is the first time I visited Yosemite and thus obviously the first time I saw the famed Tunnel View vista. The crowds were still thin, and many roads in the park had just been re-opened for the Spring/Summer. Sony Alpha 7R, Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF). Map: 37.7156, -119.6769 I almost didn't shoot at all. Red and green aurora, Milky Way, and a passing meteor in a single composition. Lightroom 6.10, Slik Mini II, Vello Shutter Boss II. Lake Lucerne (German: Vierwaldstättersee, literally "Lake of the Four Forested Settlements") is a lake in central Switzerland and the fourth largest in the country.
Unfortunately, I have been through all kinds of online dates in the last two and a half years.
CEOs, doctors, lawyers, hedge fund mangers, business owners, professional athletes, actors, etc… But right behind my good traits are a series of bad traits.
When the partner pulls away because he doesn’t want to be with someone so critical, the “direct” person concludes that he couldn’t appreciate her “honesty.” If this makes you feel personally indicted, welcome to the club. I write things that are, to say the least, provocative…and yet I always get surprised when I receive angry emails from readers. And if you’re trying to win each argument, you can’t be too shocked if he wants a woman who can be a little more acquiescent. What she doesn’t acknowledge is that despite her impressive credentials – attractive, successful, intelligent – she might not be giving men what THEY WANT. Just someone who makes his life EASIER and more pleasant. You are a go-getter and worthy of everyone’s respect. And with a generation of women who pose questions like “Are Men Necessary?