3. She lifts others up.
“A strong woman stands up for herself. A stronger woman stands up for everyone else.” – Anonymous
Women who are self-assured love to support their friends and the person they love. A confident woman will stand by her romantic partner through thick and thin. She will support him to accomplish his dreams and help him navigate through the ups and downs of life.
For her, a relationship is a partnership where they share each others’ accomplishments and failures. She will be his best cheerleader and always stand up for him.
4. She hates codependency.
A strong woman values independence in their relationships. A woman who is confident will never be needy or desperate for their partner’s attention. She will abhor codependency in the relationship and will want her man to be as independent as she is. She is never interested in a man’s wealth as she is confident and able enough to make her own. Independence and mutual respect are her priorities in a romantic relationship.
5. She brings positivity.
A confident, self-respecting woman will always have an infectious positive energy. She is an ambitious, hard-working woman who understands the value of having a positive attitude and mindset. She knows that, like every other aspect of life, positive thinking coupled with positive action can lead the way to a successful and healthy relationship.
This is why she uses positive words to express herself and her emotions in daily conversations which leave a lasting impression on others. A confident woman will make you feel motivated and inspired.
6. She knows who she is.
“A strong woman understands that the gifts such as logic, decisiveness, and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all of her gifts.” – Nancy Rathburn
A strong, confident woman will never lose her identity in the relationship. Even when she is crazy in love, she will not change as a person and will hold on to her principles, beliefs, passions, and interests. She will focus as much on the relationship as she will on her own personal life.
Although she is open to making compromises, she will never agree to like something only to impress her partner. She knows exactly what she wants and she will never sacrifice her identity in the relationship.
7. She listens.
A self-assured woman is secured enough to listen to the opinions of others regardless of how contradictory they may be to their own judgments and perceptions.
Although she might not agree with everything she hears, she will lend a listening and compassionate ear to hear your side of the story. She is open to criticism and learns from the opinions of others to gain different perspectives on a particular issue.
8. She is open to love.
“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.” – Carly Simon
Despite how horrible or ugly her previous romantic relationships have been, she will always start a new relationship with a clean slate. A confident woman will always avoid carrying the baggage of past relationships to give the new one the opportunity it deserves.
She has learned from every mistake she made in her past relationships and has realized what works in a relationship and what doesn’t. When she finds a compatible partner, she will open her heart to him without letting her past affect this new relationship.
9. She knows when to apologize.
She is confident, that’s why she knows she is not perfect. She acknowledges her flaws & imperfections and admits her mistakes when she needs to. She knows her strengths and weaknesses well and where they need to improve.
She knows when to take a step back and let her partner take the lead in the relationship. She doesn’t pretend to be perfect and is confident enough to own up to her mistakes. She loves herself for who she is and never tries to be who she is not.
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