This is a powerful way of thinking about this (& perhaps helping men understand it better). Previous pinner commented: So when it's a man's fear, it's rational, but when it's a woman's fear, it's nothing to worry about.
Walking away, with your head held high is dignity. Walking away with head held high and a gleam in your eye is called self-esteem. Walking away with your head held high and a gleam in your eye and pride in your stride is called cockiness. Walking away .