If you're willing to help her break down those walls, then she'll be willing to help you do so. Again, it's intimidating and they want to be wanted.
Some guys seem to run the other way when they hear the new girl they're dating was just texting their ex, but don't be afraid to trust that she love him as a friend, but she You went to college for business and she is doing her masters in psychology.
You're not dumb, and she's not the smartest person in the world but she works hard.
Guys like to win arguments whether they like to admit it or not, but when a girl has the upper hand, they don't like that.
She has her eyes set on a personal goal, and she won't let you or anyone get in the way of that.
Girls believe that they should change for a guy to get them to like them, but this kind of girl won't do that.