Women who have strong personalities or dominating personalities are often seen as a negative thing.
Why is it that society thinks women who stand up for themselves and their beliefs are negative?
Strong women are the exact opposite of negative. Strong women move pieces to complete puzzles, fill gaps, and move the world forward.
Don’t believe me? Here’s a short list of some very strong women that changed the way the world works:
Susan B. Anthony
Strong women are everywhere and are doing amazing things. Strong women also have a softer side that they need to attend to as well.
When it comes to being in a relationship with a strong woman, men need to be prepared to handle what is coming their way.
Here are 7 things a strong woman needs in a partner.
If you are going to date or be in a relationship with a strong woman, you better get it into your head that you are two separate people and you always will be.
It doesn’t matter if you share a house in Malibu and cuddle on the couch on Sunday nights watching the latest series premieres; strong women need their independence. It’s part of their identity.
2) Trusting Nature
Strong women make strong choices. Someone who is going to be with a strong woman needs to be able to trust that she knows what she is doing and she can deliver the goods when she says she will.
A strong woman needs a partner who has the courage to take on the world with her. Because it’s like this: she’s taking on the world whether you get on board or not, so it’s best to just get on board and pony up with some courage.
4) A Sense of Humor
Life is great, but life sucks a lot too, and a strong woman can shake it off and get on with life as fast as it happened to her.
If you want to be with a strong woman, you need to have a sense of humor about life and the curveballs it can throw you.
5) Equality Always
Choices and essential decisions should be considered on both people’s behalf. Strong women will never force something on you, and she’ll expect the same equal treatment from you.
6) Respect What She Does
When you are in a relationship with a strong woman, you need to respect that she is going to live life the way she wants.
If you don’t respect her enough to let her life her own life, then she is going to have a problem with you. Strong women are incredibly insightful and sometimes her choices might not always make sense to you, but if you respect her, and trust her, the two of you will never have a problem.
7) Challenge Her
A strong woman doesn’t want a man to follow her around and beg at her heels. She wants a man who will stand up to her and challenge her when he believes she is wrong.
She wants to be with a partner who can call her on her bullshit, and make her see the error of her ways if it comes to that.
A strong woman can do amazing things if they are supported and given the room to grow in a relationship. If a strong woman is feeling stifled or stuck in life because of a relationship, you better believe she is going to hit the road.
After all, her life is about her, and if you want her life to be about you, you need to check the boxes. You don’t have to be her love slave or do everything she says; you just need to understand the dynamic of what she needs and be open to being that person.
But really, how hard is it to give someone their independence, be trusting, and offer women respect. Strong women are seen as scary and power hungry, but they are just people. Don’t be afraid to step up to a strong woman and tell her you are ready to be what she needs.
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