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Why are men still so afraid of ambitious women?

Published June 13, 2017

An article in Cosmopolitan about men who are uncomfortable dating smart, ambitious women interviews Lora Park, associate professor of psychology, about her research that found that while men like the idea of an intelligent women, the concept is tougher to swallow in practice. When a man gets face-to-face with how impressive a woman is, he can feel inadequate, so, rather than ask for her number, he’ll walk away, she said.

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http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/a10000998/ambition-and-dating/

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