Once we graduate from 3rd grade we realize something: People aren’t all equal. That’s a myth our mommy’s and daddy’s and pre-school teachers tell us so that we all get along and feel safe and strong as we begin our treks through this grueling world.
As we age we realize, “Hey Mrs. Applebee was full of sh*t.” People have different skill sets, potentials and strengths. Then, as we partner up, many of us are drawn not to “equals” but to counterparts. To those who may offer other skill sets, abilities or talents. Your question should really be, “Why can’t I accept that he likes me?” or “Why can’t I identify my own strengths?” instead of “Why does he like me?”
I doubt your looks are all that’s keeping you guys paired up.
Some highly politically active people (I assume) need to hang their freedom flag on the coat rack when they leave the frontline. Some career bulls need to re-charge when they’re not down in the money pit. You offer him things that he desperately wants.
Do you really lack ambition, or are you measuring yourself against your man? Our partners are not meant to be rulers; they’re meant to be… pillows.
I say, do some inner reflecting, if after some work you’re still feeling suspect of everything, talk it out with him. Sometimes those closest to us can see our shine when all we see is dim…