We don't usually think of unmarried guys in this way, if their lives are going well otherwise.
Especially if they are very successful in other ways." Recent research supports these conclusions.
But are men really intimidated by strong, smart and successful women?
Obviously, all men are different, and to generalize an entire gender would be wrong.
Men realized the need for two support beams in a family and soon the notion turned into an ideal, then a standard.
Dating is hard enough, but it's even harder as an independent woman.
She has a full life, thanks to her great friends and family, awesome job and fulfilling hobbies.
In ancient times, and by ancient I mean prior to the 1980s, men's idea of a perfect woman was one-dimensional.
Men sought out women who had the biological qualifications such as wide hips and full breasts for bearing children, as well as women who would generally make good "housewives." It is easy to say the needs of successful men haven't changed and dismiss the matter, but that is not true.