People always get scared when they meet people who appear to be mentally stronger than they are. The main reasons why this happens is because they think such people treat them inferior, like to be in control and dominant or are simply rude. However, none of these things can be applied to people who have a strong personality.
Strong people don’t seek control. All they care is standing their own ground. They don’t let others use them or manipulate them.
Below are mentioned 5 signs which show that you are one of such people and that others may be scared of you.
- You don’t put up with excuses. You are not one of such people who complain about things which in fact they can do. Instead, when you face challenges and obstacles, you deal with them. Of course, there may be some things which you are unable to do but remember that there are always more of those which you are able to handle.
- You don’t let everyone in your life. You choose people carefully. Also, you don’t let others dictate your life. If you notice someone controlling your lifestyle, you get rid of such people from your life. You don’t need anyone in your life who tells you what you are able to do and what things are out of your reach.
- You don’t engage in small talk. You are intelligent and you better say nothing at all than involve in small talk. Your mind is full of ideas and you would rather share them than talk about how other people live their lives. In addition, you don’t talk about people behind their backs. If their behavior annoys you, you see no problem telling it to their faces.
- You hate ignorance or insensitivity. Strong people are those who are well-informed and well-rounded, whereas people who want to dominate often lack knowledge. It makes you annoyed when people tell their opinions about something they don’t have the slightest idea and try to prove that their opinions are the right ones.
- You are a good listener. You know how important it is to be heard and thus, you let other people talk when they want to. But there are also those who are intimidated by you and when they speak they feel insecure because they think that you judge them although in reality you don’t. You just like to hear different opinions and perspectives.
Also, there are many other characteristics which show that you have a strong personality, such as not craving for everyone’s attention or being fearless, but the abovementioned ones are the most crucial characteristics separating strong people from weak.