What exactly IS confidence?
March 10, 2014 3:40 AM Subscribe
I'm a 27 year old woman who is chronically unlucky in love. Everyone says the secret ingredient to meeting that special someone is confidence, but what exactly IS confidence in this context? Asking my girlfriends seems to have elicited two definitions, being confident enough to flirt and be 'emotionally available', and being the kind of confident where you're a fabulous conversationalist and everyone wants to talk to you. I can do the latter, but the former I have issues with...
posted by litereally to Human Relations (24 answers total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
I find sexual/emotional flirting can get out of control and I've had awful situations happen when what I thought was playful, harmless flirting was interpreted as something else and things went badly.
If you're interested in women, what IS confidence to you? And how much does this confidence influence whether you find a woman attractive?