Intimidating personality meaning
When we are not tracking the influence of intimidation on how we relate, it is likely we will fall into maladaptive patterns.
Specifically, intimidation often serves to maintain power dynamics, keeping people in their places in the pecking order and maintaining the structure of society itself, to a significant extent by suppressing dissent and marginalizing dissenters.
More accurately, we feel intimidated, and we either have no idea at all that we feel this way, or we may have only an intellectual understanding, leaving our deeper, more influential feelings and attitudes hidden.
A pet rat might intimidate your sister's friends, keeping them out of your fort.
"To frighten" or "make fearful" is at the root of the verb intimidate.
Ending intimidation You may notice an immediate resistance to the idea that intimidation is everywhere; you may shrug and say, “So what?
” Or you may think it is so obvious as to be trivial.
People who are effective intimidators attempt to avoid justice (and sometimes they succeed); sometimes they act solo, and sometimes they band together to protect their own interests.