Can beauty be intimidating
You can change your attitude, but you can't change your own appearance or his behaviors.
She's got super model good looks, he's a Ryan Gosling look-alike, and you feel drastically dull in comparison.
If you're intimidated by someone else's beauty, you can overcome your feelings of inadequacy.
Think about the saying, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," and consider the possibility that another person's pretty pout or handsome face aren't any better than your own.
Bump up your own confidence level, making the intimidation factor decrease as your self-esteem builds.
Thinking negative thoughts about yourself, setting unrealistic expectations and focusing on perfection can all lower your self-esteem, according to the article "How Can I Improve My Self-Esteem" on the Teens Health website. I could never measure up," focus your energy on your good points.
For example, make a mental list of your positive features such as your thick, curly hair or your straight-A intelligence.The guy who caught your eye has major movie star looks, making you feel completely intimidated.Instead of stressing that you aren't attractive enough to even talk to him, recognize what you can -- and can't -- change about yourself and the situation.Even the most beautiful woman can have low self-esteem or a distorted self-image, according to clinical psychiatrist Dale Archer in his article "The Psychology of Beauty" on the Psychology Today website.When you start feeling less than adequate next to the seemingly perfect supermodel type, keep in mind that she may not see herself as beautiful.Reminding yourself that everyone has her own insecurities makes the "beautiful people" a bit less intimidating.