This was a cattle call, and the "cattle" were gorgeous women.Having just given birth three months prior, I certainly wasn't feeling like my most attractive self.But there are a few traits and characteristics that seem to be inherent in all of them.Here are five ways to tell if you have an intimidating personality: Intellectual conversation can be hard to come by, but strong personality types prefer it to the mundane banter that most people turn to in social settings."Mara, none of the mothers talk to me, I smile and act friendly, but they just stare at me, and I feel ignored." When she asked how I dealt with people staring at me, I quickly told her they are only staring at me because they are wondering how someone could possibly wear some of my outfits in public. "Women are intimidated by your beauty." I don't want to believe it, but women measure themselves against other women's attractiveness.I thought about what she said, and a lightbulb went off -- well, it was more the group of cyclists staring and drooling in our direction like we were naked, or her, rather -- whenit all came together. Because of this, making friends with someone more attractive, they fear, will somehow diminish their own attractiveness.I was convinced the casting person would approach me and point me in the right direction for an audition promoting auto parts.
I just don't want women to EVER feel "less than" in the presence of another woman who might seem more attractive. I met her when I asked to take her picture for my website, Haute Drop-Off.She's beautiful in that symmetrical way in which some scientists claim attracts the human eye.Each one of us offers something special, and in no way should this be discounted. The next time a beautiful person walks into a room and is standing there awkwardly (or you may not think so), go over and introduce yourself.Just to be clear, beauty doesn't take away from feeling uncomfortable and isolated.I was like, "How can she think I even belong in this room?