Women who don’t need a man to feel complete usually have these 7 unique strengths

There’s a powerful shift happening in the world of relationships.

More and more women are discovering that they don’t need a man to feel complete. And boy, do these women radiate strength!

What makes them so special?

Well, they typically possess certain unique strengths that set them apart from the crowd.

These aren’t your run-of-the-mill traits either. They’re qualities that make these women incredibly self-reliant, fulfilled, and downright unstoppable.

As a relationship expert, I get to witness these traits in action almost every day. And let me tell you, it’s awe-inspiring.

So buckle up! Because we’re about to dive into what makes these women tick and how they’re redefining what it means to feel complete.

1) Independence

These women have a certain kind of aura about them. It’s this irresistible allure of independence.

They don’t rely on a man, or anyone else for that matter, to feel complete or fulfilled.

This trait isn’t just about being able to take care of themselves financially (although that’s a big part of it).

It runs deeper. It’s about emotional and psychological self-reliance.

It’s about not needing validation from others to feel good about themselves.

They are confident in their own skin, able to make decisions independently, and are comfortable with being alone.

This doesn’t mean they’re anti-social or against relationships.

On the contrary, they value relationships deeply but understand that their happiness is not tied to another person.

This strength of independence gives them a profound sense of freedom.

Freedom to be themselves, freedom to pursue their passions, and freedom to grow as individuals.

And let me tell you, it’s an incredibly attractive trait!

2) Vulnerability

Now, this might sound a bit counterintuitive. After all, we often associate strength with resilience and invulnerability.

But the women I’m talking about aren’t afraid to show their vulnerability.

Being vulnerable doesn’t mean they’re weak or overly sensitive. Quite the opposite.

It takes real courage to open up, show your true colors, and express your feelings honestly.

It’s about being authentic and not hiding behind a facade of ‘toughness’.

These women understand that vulnerability is not a drawback but a doorway to deeper connections and better understanding of oneself and others.

They aren’t afraid to let their guard down, to admit when they’re wrong or when they don’t know something.

This strength of embracing vulnerability allows them to build stronger relationships, fosters empathy, and helps them remain grounded and authentic.

3) Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a cornerstone of these women’s strength.

They have the ability to understand and manage their emotions, as well as the emotions of others.

This goes hand in hand with their ability to be vulnerable and authentic.

They are not only aware of their own feelings but also empathetic towards others.

They can observe, process, and react to emotional situations in a balanced and rational manner.

This helps them navigate relationships, conflicts, and stressful situations more effectively.

In my book, Breaking The Attachment: How To Overcome Codependency in Your Relationship, I delve into the importance of emotional intelligence and how it helps us maintain healthier relationships.

These women have a heightened level of emotional intelligence that allows them to maintain their independence without becoming detached or insensitive.

They can connect deeply with others while maintaining their sense of self. 

4) Resilience

Resilient woman Women who don’t need a man to feel complete usually have these 7 unique strengths

The women who don’t need a man to feel complete are often the epitome of resilience.

They’ve faced challenges, endured hardships, and yet they stand strong and unbroken.

They don’t see obstacles as setbacks but as opportunities to grow and learn.

They’ve mastered the art of bouncing back.

When they fall, they dust themselves off, learn from their mistakes, and come back stronger.

This resilience is not about being impervious to pain or failure, but about understanding that failure is a stepping stone to success.

As Maya Angelou once said, “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.”

These women embody this wisdom in their everyday lives. 

5) Self-love

At the heart of these women’s strength is an unwavering love and respect for themselves.

They understand that self-love isn’t about being selfish or narcissistic. It’s about acknowledging their worth and not settling for less than they deserve.

They treat themselves with kindness, forgive their own mistakes, and celebrate their achievements.

They know their value and are not afraid to stand up for it.

This self-love is what makes them immune to the opinions of others. They don’t need validation from a man or anyone else, because they validate themselves.

This kind of self-love is a journey, not a destination.

It’s a continuous process of self-discovery and self-acceptance.

It’s about finding joy in who you are right now, not who you could be or who you were. 

6) Courage

These women possess an incredible amount of courage.

Courage to be themselves, courage to stand alone, courage to pursue their dreams, and courage to break societal norms.

This courage isn’t just about taking risks or facing danger.

It’s about living authentically and being true to oneself.

It’s about standing up for what they believe in, even if it means standing alone.

Mark Twain once said, “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”

These women have mastered this art of courage. They may feel fear, but they don’t let it control them or limit their potential.

7) Authenticity

The seventh and perhaps the most powerful strength these women possess is authenticity.

They’re raw, they’re real, they’re honest.

They don’t put on a facade or pretend to be someone they’re not.

These women are unapologetically themselves.

They embrace their strengths, acknowledge their weaknesses, and are not afraid to show their true colors.

They don’t hide their flaws or try to fit into society’s mould.

This authenticity makes them incredibly relatable and inspiring.

It’s a breath of fresh air in a world where we often feel pressured to portray an image of perfection.

It takes guts to live authentically. But these women, they’ve got guts in spades!

A final thought

In a world that often equates a woman’s worth with her relationship status, it’s refreshing and empowering to witness women who find completeness within themselves.

They are the embodiment of strength, resilience, and authenticity.

They’ve learnt to love themselves unconditionally and live life on their own terms.

These women show us that feeling complete isn’t about having a man by your side, but about embracing your individuality, nurturing your strengths, and being true to yourself.

In the spirit of exploring this further, I recommend watching this insightful video by Justin Brown where he dives into the heart of what it means to commit to being single not as a permanent state, but as a meaningful phase of growth, self-discovery, and personal commitment.

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Remember, the journey to self-completeness is a personal one.

It may be challenging at times, but it’s also incredibly rewarding.

So go forth with courage and embrace your unique journey with open arms. You’ve got this!




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Tina Fey

I've ridden the rails, gone off track and lost my train of thought. I'm writing for Ideapod to try and find it again. Hope you enjoy the journey with me.

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