My presence is intimidating
It can also be used by individuals who are highly control-oriented in business, domestic, and other situations. I've had a more than a few controlling bosses with tiny windowless offices but have had really big chairs.Excluding professions which may need this type of behavior to do their jobs (such as law enforcement, security, military, patient care, and risk-oriented activities), excessive and repeated control of someone’s behavior without valid reason could be considered forms of bullying and abuse. Threatening Unreasonable Consequence(s) Some people try to intimidate by threatening any number of consequences that will fall upon you if you don’t comply with their wishes. Copyright violation may subject the violator to legal prosecution. I've often wondered about those chairs, how they got them.Examples can include any variety of comments ranging from your appearance, to your older model smart phone, to your background and credentials, to the fact that you walked in two minutes late and out of breath.By making you look bad, and getting you to feel bad, the aggressor hopes to impose psychological superiority over you. Constantly Judge and Criticize You to Make You Feel Inadequate Distinct from the previous behavior where negative humor is used as a cover, here the aggressor outright picks on you.
Answer: Going to the doctor can be an intimidating experience.
There’s usually a pretty profound power imbalance, emphasized by the whole preamble of having to plead for an appointment.
Then the nurse gets you ready for this crucial meeting with the person the whole establishment pivots around (or “encounter,” to use the official term for such a meeting, which itself connotes confrontation and intimidation).
Questions are more likely answered with greater care and detail. Strength and Intimidation in Numbers Some aggressors like to dominate a situation by having a number of associates or friends present to support her or his position.
The superior numbers alone may constitute an intimidating presence.