To deal with intimidating
A familiar silhouette masking something that ultimately doesn’t feel right.
I’ve been thinking about that Alien a lot since seeing Covenant.
Think about it for a moment, how hard do you work at avoiding that person?
It means you are doing good work, and that your opponents are desperate.
It is a sign that you are taking actions which challenge the existing power relationships in your community, and that those with power want you to back off.
Being aware of the reactions of those around you is a big difference between being assertive or aggressive, according to Lynn Taylor in a "Psychology Today" article.
People who are assertive exude confidence and self-assurance; they make eye contact with those they are speaking to and resist reacting in a negative or explosive manner.