If you are just starting to date a strong woman, you need to know exactly what you’re getting yourself into!
Strong women can actually be pretty terrifying for some men, but if you can learn how to love them, it can be one of the best relationships of your life. Here are some tips to help you out:
- Find your own strength — Every man has something strong about them, so you need to find your own inner strength. In most cases, the strong woman is looking for a partner, not a servant (though there are a few exceptions). She doesn’t want a push-over who is too afraid to stand up to her, but she needs someone to lean on. Remember, an outward show of strength is often hiding some internal insecurity or weakness. Be strong, and she will respect you.
- Treat her with the same love you would any other woman –– Just because she is strong and has a stiff upper lip in troubled times, that doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to feel loved and appreciated like any other woman. She wants that same romance and love that all women want, but in her own way. It’s challenging to give a strong, complicated woman love, but if you can find how to treat her right, she will make it absolutely worth your while!
- Be open with her — In many women’s mind, strength often means closing yourself off to the others around her, and that includes you. She may have a hard time letting you know what she thinks or how she feels in certain situations. In those cases, you need to show her that it’s not bad or scary to open up. Don’t ram your feelings down her throat, but let her know how you feel and encourage her to do the same.
Read Part 2 for more advice on how to date a strong woman…
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