A University of Buffalo study recently found that men prefer dating women who are smarter than they are, but only if it is a long distance relationship. The same study shows that when dating face to face, men prefer women who are not as smart. Coming from a guy, I have to point to the second part of that finding as intimidation. I honestly think a lot of men are intimidated by a partner who is smarter. That's just my thought though, back to the study. Researchers say the reason is men like the idea of a smarter partner, but they are intimidated by intelligence BOOM!
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When it comes to a relationship, most men have a tendency to back away from a woman who is smarter than they are. Man, you have no idea how bad that fragile ego is screwing you over. You need to get over that. She wore a snug sweater with horizontal stripes, so … Yowza! But then we started talking. She was a pre-med student.
I'm intimidated by my incredibly intelligent partner
Man Up Ep. F or over a decade, David Tian, Ph. Tian has been featured in international media, including AXN, Cosmopolitan, Psychology Today, as well as co-hosting a radio show on national radio and a weekly dating advice column in a national newspaper in Singapore.
Skip to content. I have just entered into my first real relationship with a guy that I really like. The problem is, he's incredibly bright. So much so that it intimidates me a little.