9 Instances where Women “Tried Too Hard and Failed” When Meeting a Guy for the First Time

5. You told a guy about your educational background and career, and he thought, “You come from a different world”

“Guys tend to back off if you are too accomplished in your education and career.” You might be labeled as being “too competent” when you try too hard and end up intimidating a guy. He might feel relieved if you show him that there are also things you are not good at. For example, you might do well in studies and work, but you are not so good at athletics or practical matters.