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Picture this: there’s a girl you’re really into, but she’s got this notion that she’s just ‘too good’ for you. Or, maybe based on her behavior, you’re getting the vibe that she feels she’s out of your league. 

This can be quite a bummer, especially when you know that you’re a catch in your own right. 

However, it’s not about ‘breaking’ her ego or changing yourself to fit her expectations. The real deal is about knowing your worth and helping her see it too. 

You want to show her that she’s got it all wrong, that you’re just as good as she is, if not better, but how? 

1. First, Know Your Worth

The first step is to understand your worth. Don’t let anyone, not even a girl who thinks she’s too good for you, tell you otherwise. 

You are unique, you have your strengths and that’s what makes you who you are. If you believe in your worth, people will start to see it too. Remember, you are as important as anyone else in this world.

It’s the confidence that stems from this self-realization that gives you a certain appeal. And when you radiate self-confidence, people around you start to view you in a different light. 

They notice your strengths, your personality, and your aura. This doesn’t mean being arrogant, but rather having a humble self-assurance that you bring value to the table. 

People, and in particular, the girl in question, will begin to notice this and respect you more.

At the end of the day, remember that no one is ‘too good’ for you or ‘not good enough’ for you. We all have different qualities and it’s about finding someone who appreciates you for who you are, flaws and all.

2. Don’t Chase Her

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The more you chase someone, the faster they run. If she thinks she’s too good for you, one of the worst things you can do is to start chasing her. This will only reinforce her belief that she is superior.

There’s a psychological principle in play here – the scarcity principle. It essentially states that people tend to value things that are rare or hard to obtain. So, the more available you are, the less she might value you.

Let’s explore this further. Ever noticed how people start to miss things only when they’re gone? The same goes for people. 

When you’re always there, always available, always responding within seconds, she might take you for granted. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m not telling you to ignore her or play hard to get. But, maintain a balance. 

Show her that while you are interested in her, you also have a life beyond her – a life full of hobbies, goals, and other friends.

If she sees that you’re not chasing her and are instead focusing on your own life, it can be a wake-up call. She might start questioning her assumption and realize that you are someone of value, someone worth pursuing.

3. Show Her Your Value

Showing her your value can be a game-changer. Here’s why: 

Often, people have misconceptions about others based on superficial judgments or assumptions. It’s possible she hasn’t yet seen all the great qualities you have, or understood the value you bring to a relationship.

Maybe you’re intelligent, or perhaps you have a great sense of humor. Perhaps you’re a good cook, or you’re particularly considerate and thoughtful. 

Make sure to show these qualities not just to her, but to everyone around you. Let her see your worth.

However, it’s important not to go overboard with this. There’s a fine line between showing someone your value and trying too hard to impress them. It’s not about boasting or bragging, but simply being yourself and letting your true qualities shine.

4. Give Her Space

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Giving her space doesn’t mean you become a distant figure who hardly interacts with her. 

No, what I mean by giving her space is respecting her autonomy and independence. Show her that you respect her personal space, her interests, and her time.

One way to give her space is by not crowding her social media. It’s okay to like and comment on her posts occasionally, but you don’t need to react to every single thing she posts. 

Trust me, less is more in this case. 

Another way is by respecting her time alone or her time with her friends. You don’t need to be involved in every aspect of her life. 

Remember, you’re not trying to suffocate her with your presence, you’re trying to show her that you value her individuality.

Now, you might be wondering, how is giving her space going to change her view of me? Well, it’s quite simple. 

When you give her space, you’re showing her that you’re not desperate for her attention. You’re secure enough in yourself to let her live her life while you live yours. 

This can be quite attractive, and she might start seeing you in a new light. It can also allow her to miss you and realize your worth.

5. Ignore Her Ego

The ego is a funny thing. The more attention you give it, the larger it tends to grow. And often, when people act like they’re ‘too good’ for others, it’s their ego speaking. 

So, one of the best ways to deal with her ego is simply to ignore it.

Now, ignoring her ego doesn’t mean you should disregard her feelings or ignore her completely. That would be counterproductive. Instead, don’t engage in arguments that fuel her ego. 

Don’t feel the need to constantly prove your worth to her or compete with her. This can be draining and damaging to your self-esteem.

Instead, focus on being the best version of yourself. Treat her with kindness and respect, just as you would anyone else. If she continues to act superior, don’t lower yourself by behaving the same way. 

Stay true to who you are, and she might eventually realize that her ego is not a determinant of your worth.

6. Show Her Your Independence

Independence is attractive. It shows that you’re self-sufficient, and you can handle your life quite well, thank you very much. So, show her your independence. 

Maybe you cook your own meals, take care of your living space, manage your finances well, or maybe you just enjoy spending time alone. Whatever it is that demonstrates your independence, don’t be afraid to let it show.

When you show your independence, it breaks the stereotype that you need her or any other person to feel complete or happy. It also shows her that you have a life outside of your relationship with her, which is not only healthy but also attractive.

Moreover, your independence might also make her rethink her assumptions about you. She may see you as someone responsible and capable, someone who’s more than worth her time.

7. Find Common Ground

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Finding common ground can be a great way to connect with her on a deeper level. It could be a shared interest in a particular type of music, a love for adventure sports, a penchant for Italian cuisine, or anything else under the sun. 

The goal is to find something that you both enjoy and can bond over.

Doing activities related to these shared interests can lead to some memorable experiences and deep conversations, giving her a chance to see different facets of your personality. 

It’s in these moments that she might realize that you’re not just someone who’s chasing after her, but someone who adds value to her life.

But remember, the goal here is not to feign interest in things just because she likes them. That’s just setting up a façade that’ll crumble sooner or later. Be genuine, find a common ground that you’re truly passionate about.

8. Maintain Your Self-Respect

This might seem obvious, but it’s often easier said than done. Here’s why: 

When you’re interested in someone who thinks they’re too good for you, it can be easy to lose sight of your self-respect. But remember, your dignity should never be compromised, not for anyone.

If she disrespects you or treats you as less than her, stand your ground. Respectfully communicate how you feel, and if things don’t change, you might want to reconsider the relationship.

You deserve to be with someone who sees your worth and treats you as an equal. So, don’t settle for anything less. Your self-respect and dignity are much more valuable than someone’s ego-driven perceptions.

9. Work On Yourself  

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Boosting your self-confidence is a surefire way to show her that you are her equal. If you’re not already doing so, take some time to work on your self-esteem. 

Confidence comes from within, and it can be built up in several ways.

One of the most effective ways is by achieving personal goals. Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn how to play the guitar or run a marathon. 

By setting and achieving these goals, you’re proving to yourself that you are capable of great things. This will undoubtedly boost your confidence.

You could also try putting yourself out there more. Confidence can be gained by taking risks and getting out of your comfort zone. Try joining new social groups, participating in different activities, or even going to events alone. 

Remember, confidence isn’t about being the loudest person in the room, it’s about being comfortable in your skin.

10. Talk to Her About It (If It’s An Option)

Any experienced adult understands how vital communication is, especially when it comes to matters regarding relationships.

 So, you feel like she thinks she’s too good for you? Well, have you tried talking about it? 

Oftentimes, assumptions are made based on perceptions and these can lead to misunderstandings. She may not even realize that her actions or words are giving off that vibe.

Start by opening up a dialogue about it. Express how you feel without accusing her of being arrogant. 

For example, instead of saying, “You always act like you’re too good for me,” say, “I sometimes feel like I’m not being valued in this relationship (or friendship).”

Talking about it might just clear the air and she may even apologize if she has unknowingly been behaving this way. If she still acts superior despite your open conversation, then maybe it’s time to reconsider the relationship.

Key Takeaway 

The key takeaway from this article is about knowing and valuing your worth, and not allowing someone else’s perceived superiority to undermine your self-esteem. 

If a person, in this case, a girl, believes she’s ‘too good’ for you, you must maintain your dignity, stay true to who you are, and continue to live a fulfilling and independent life.

The strategies discussed throughout the article are not about manipulating someone into liking you or ‘breaking’ their ego. 

Instead, they aim to help you establish a stronger sense of self, promote healthy communication, and show genuine respect and understanding towards others.

Remember, the right person will appreciate you for who you are, and any relationship should be based on mutual respect and appreciation.

No one is ‘too good’ or ‘not good enough’ for anyone else – we all have our unique strengths and values that make us who we are.

Destiny Femi

Destiny Femi is a dating coach whose work has helped transform the love lives of countless people. With a writing style that is both insightful and relatable, Destiny has amassed a following of hundreds of thousands of readers who turn to him for advice on everything from finding the perfect partner to maintaining a healthy relationship. Through his articles he has inspired people around the world to become more confident, authentic, and successful in their dating life.

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