Well that's why I'm asking her to see if I am different from most Leos she's met.
Well, I don't know you all that well! But you seem nice.
I'm talking about certain Leos I've known who seem fun on the surface but once you get close to them, they end up being domineering and suffocating. They expect you to worship them and be their little slave and if you disagree with them on anything, they take it as a personal attack. It's not fun if you can't be yourself. Friendship is supposed to be equal imo, not one-sided.
Leo is best when it supports the individuality of others as well as themselves! I do believe there are evolved Leos out there. I know some.