Guys just have to understand these things about us: And, we let people know exactly what that is. We have high standards for what we want to get out of our lives — we have to. The nice car, six-figure house and vacation to Maui are on our soon-to-do bucket lists.
We've worked so hard to get where we are and we're confident that we will be able to do anything to get to the top. We're ambitious — and you may or may not be able to deal with it.
Vlad Griskevicius, challenges the reasons why women are accomplished.Second, we’re not talking about a man who’s turned off by a career-driven woman because she has made it clear that she doesn’t want a family.We are talking about situations where men get around successful, assertive women and find that to be a net negative.Why are guys out there intimidated by career-oriented women?And, what about us career-oriented, ambitious women, is so impossible to understand?I thought that when I finally got my golden ticket into medical school, and my life felt (somewhat) figured out, I would be on a stable career trajectory and an easy dating path would follow. Sure, the majority of my school and work colleagues managed to secure relationships within the field of medicine. It would be nice to blame my dating failures on my dorky awkwardness, but I know that there HAS to be some other reasons.