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Why Women Pick the Bad Guys.

Why Women Pick the Bad Guys

Have you ever watched the woman you want go for a man that you know is a waste of space? If this is something that's happened to you, perhaps you wondered why on earth an intelligent woman would make such a poor choice. This article explains why women pick unsuitable men to date and offers hope to the good guys out there.

You may have noticed that certain women always seem to go for men that treat them badly. If you're a decent guy, seeing the women you want go for complete losers time after time can be rather exasperating. So why do some women waste their time with bad guys? After all, the vast majority of women are able to spot a bad man when they see one. There is actually more than one reason why women tend to make poor choices when it comes to dating men.

Dangerous Excitement

Bad men do not spend their evenings in front of the television with a mug of hot chocolate. Instead they go out, get drunk, flirt with several women, sleep around, and maybe even break the law. While definitely not advocating any of those things, one would have to admit that the lives of bad men are anything but boring. In fact they can seem very glamorous. This sense of danger and excitement can make unsuitable men seem very appealing. Dating a bad man makes a woman feel that she is a little bit wicked and naughty too.

A Challenge

Unsuitable men don't usually want to commit to one woman. They are womanizers, and they enjoy playing the field. Thus this type of man represents a challenge to a woman. She thinks that she'll be the one to transform him into a faithful and loving partner, but she won't. She also believes she can change him, but she's wrong about that too. Nevertheless, it's human nature to long for what you can't have. Nice men do not present much of a challenge to women. That's because decent men are usually open and upfront about their feelings, and this can make them seem too easy to have.

He Seems Confident

Because bad guys are usually players, they tend to have a lot of experience with women. They are the men that know exactly what to say and do to pick up women in night clubs and other venues. Bad men know precisely what it is they want, and they are not afraid to take it. This gives women the impression that bad guys are confident and self-assured. Nice men are not brazen enough to approach a woman and start flirting insistently. That's because they worry that it will make them seem overly forward and presumptuous. Hence the nice guys are often overlooked.

She Feels Special

The bad guy knows he can have his choice of women, and that gives him extra appeal. When a woman becomes the girlfriend of a bad man, she feels that she is special because he picked her rather than one of the hundreds of other women he could have had. This makes the woman feel gorgeous, and gives her ego a boost. Her bad boyfriend may be unfaithful, but that's fine provided he comes home to her at the end of the day.

Love of Drama

A loving and contented relationship can come to feel boring for the type of young woman who craves drama and excitement. When a woman is happy and content with a good man, there aren't as many dramas, arguments or disagreements. Instead, things are pretty much peaceful and serene. Being with a bad guy is usually painful, but there is no shortage of drama. A relationship with a bad man is always full of discord and upset. There is very likely to be a pattern of breaking up and getting back together. This pattern is bitter-sweet, and therefore addictive. After a while, women who date one bad guy after another come to think that love should hurt, and feel that anything less than pain is mundane.

Fear of Commitment

Some women unconsciously pick bad men to date because they are still hurting from a recent break up. Commitment is the last thing they want, even though they may not be aware of it. If a woman chooses a guy she knows has a bad character, then there is next to no chance that the relationship will develop into something more meaningful. Hence the odds of the woman getting hurt again are significantly reduced. After all, a man cannot break a woman's trust if she doesn't have any confidence in him to begin with.

Hope for Good Guys

When you are a good guy, getting passed up in favor of someone you know isn't a decent person can make you feel miserable. Fortunately, there is still hope for the good men when it comes to women. First of all, some women grow up and realize that bad guys aren't good for them. They also figure out that love isn't supposed to be consistently painful. Furthermore, there is much you can do to attract women if you happen to be a decent guy. For instance, you can avoid the temptation to wear your heart on your sleeve and express your feelings prematurely. You can also set boundaries, and avoid being too soft with women. You don't have to be cruel or mean to get a woman's respect. You merely have to be assertive. Always remember that if you act like a doormat, you make it hard for women to resist wiping their boots on you. Also if you put a woman on a pedestal, you shouldn't be surprised when she kicks it down.

Comments (29)

Because devil has corrupted and spoiled almost all women and men, men is better to not get married
with woman in this life!So to be alone better than to have woman.
This world is evil ,soon have its end.so many people loves evil and refuse good.
Those that accept good and refuse evil,shall be saved and live in perfect good world!
McCloud111
I don't agree with this article but give it an E for Effort, to deep and based on baseless rumors in my view.
captainboombox
Your a d*ck. Bad guys your afraid of. thats not even your profile picture , how can we take you serious ,you d*ck.
Jada_Bella
Yes this article is true but real recognizes real and a good woman will choose a good man over the bad guy anyday.
Bad guys are bad news and vice versa! I say be smart and choose wisely or you could have a lifetime of heartbreak just from thinking with your eyes instead of your brainscold
Jada_Bella
Yes this article is true but real recognizes real and a good woman will choose a good man over the bad guy anyday.
Bad guys are bad news and vice versa! I say be smart and choose wisely or you could have a lifetime of heartbreak just from thinking with your eyes instead of your brainscold
NetAtoms
From a psychological perceptive,
both victim and the masked share mirrored narcissism.
The victim unmasks the narcissist.
Victim evolves into the narcissism baring a mask or continues being the victim.
While the narcissist finds a new victim...and so the act continues.


From a spiritual aspect,
both light and dark, dance as one
to experience pain and pleasure.

The dark becomes light
and the light becomes dark.
The transfer for karma is completed.

One that played the light in previous act becomes the dark in this next drama.
One that played the dark in previous play becomes the light in this next scene.
This cycle or wheel is known as dharma.

For one becomes whole,
bringing contrast to living.


From an electrical view,
On a circuit board of resistance, power, and currency.
Can you turn her off, there?
And can you turn her on, here?
If one can do this in many places.
...This is "power"...they are attracted to it. laugh
Mickmjb
The article is as close to the truth as you can get, of course that's just my opinion but over the years I've seen it time and time again!
Akeldama40
All my days I have seem to attract dominate women hence they see me as pu**y whipped to the 10th degree. Many have no respect because of that. A guy needs to earn that respect. First impression counts. If a guy shows he is strong and in control of his life there is a natural attraction ftom women as they seek a leader not a follower. Ever notice in every romance story there is always a hero and a damsel in distress? No matter how much women today claim they dont need a rescue they dont want to be led around on a leash and they think they are so empowered to run corporations or even the presidency deep down they still want a man who is not a momma's boy or some panty waist. Women may want their equal as men do but, the tide is shifting with empowerment of women who are declaring they had enough of abuse from men and making choices to suit them. There is nothing wrong with that. However, men need to still maintain their status in the race or fall on the wayside. The bad guy vs nice guy is always in conflict within himself. Some men display more of the bad guy persona for protection of his ego against other bad guys. Bad guys also have to be in touch with their goodness offering compassion. Women will sometimes gauge how they will be treated by their men by how men get along with their mother. If men dont get along with mom they wont get along with women in general.
HoldenCaulfied
There is elements of some selective 'half truths' is this article and on the other hand it's totally wrong. It's not a universal given and it's all relative as most things in life are. It's subjective depending on the person. Women with low self esteem and abandonment issues will unconsciously pick the men that will full-fill their sick need for abandonment. They will choose insecure relationships because it will match their insecure relationship with their father. The degree of dysfunction which occurred will be to the same degree that they will the person who will match that dysfunction in their present lives. The worse they were neglected the worse the partner they choose can often be. If they were beaten as children they can often gravitate towards a domestic abuser in later life. However, the converse occurs on the other side. A healthy well adjusted young woman will choose nice men who also have a healthy sense of self esteem and will treat them right. Men also can choose women who match their own childhood relationships with their mothers. There is a theory that we unconsciously choose the very people whom will expose the shortcomings and dysfunctions we need to address in ourselves.
So this article is wrong in that it makes a bold and sweeping generalisations about 'women'. It's actually barbed in a tone of misogynistic resentment towards women. I feel he is actually twisting a certain amount of half truths to take a pot shot at women with his own subjective readings from popular psychology. So women picking bad boys is relative to the degree they have suffered dysfunction and how they feel about themselves and the converse is true where healthy women will choose nice men relative to the their own sense of self worth. The person who wrote this is to be possibly a manipulative individual who uses any awareness and insights into how he can manipulate vulnerable women.
WTF_NOT_AGAIN
We are all doomed to suffer.doh
dmh18102
Wow! I just felt like I was psycho analyzed! This article is so dead on. I came from an abusive childhood, which lead into abusive relationships. The meaner a man was to me; the more I loved him. I took me many years to realize that love DOES NOT hurt. My only hope is that these experiences have not left me damaged for the right guy!
Ziusudra
Well Mimzy you were attracted to me and when I did not
act like the perfect gentleman you told me to get lost.
Hmmmmm confused However I guess I had it coming.
mimzy333
not all women want the bad guy...as for my self i may be attracted to them but there ugly behavor just makes me chringe. I would take a loyal puppy over a snake any day.
Gypseeman
The most accurate point this article makes is that most women are attracted by a challenge. And most nice guys are never a challenge. This doesn't mean you can not be a challenge if you are a nice guy, and also does not mean you have to be "bad" when being a challenge for women. It usually means you don't kiss a**, you can give a negative compliment and you don't apologize for having s*xual desires!
Gentle men are a thing of the past, mostly because of women. Women do not want poetry or chivalry, at least not when you approach them. They want a cocky, confident MAN who has the balls to take what he wants. Is this good relationship material? Please don't become a "bad guy" be proud of being a nice guy, but don't be whipped by some woman who you know nothing about except looks.
ThisGuyDave
and after 5 relationships you eventually relise guys are the same way looking for a bad girl with all these above..
Greenmoon66
Thank you for the article...very informative. .
mate you just described me to the T ...I've always been called "Mr nice guy" walk over

cheers
jia3271
true! informative!
AmberF
Thank you so much for such a comprehensive representation of bad guys. It gave me a good laugh as well when I remembered my personal encounters with the macho men, the Alpha males and the likes. roll eyes
As shallow and superficial as they are, bad guys are always floating on the surface of social life. Go to any party, night club etc. and you'll spot them right away. They always keep themselves in the foreground. But they will never pull the wool over your eyes if you keep them open. They are so obvious. roll eyes
Alizia
I totally agree with this article .I am a good guy and i ever try to be more sincere and faithful in my relationships but i am rejected by females ever.I,m always surprised ,why women prefer bad guys and attracted to them?I tried to be a bad guy to attract women but i failed due to my nature.Now i am 42 years old but don,t have any girlfriend and i am disappointed that no female want me because women want evil and bad guys.Women ever blame on men that they are flirt but they never think about their poor choice.All men are not flirt it,s a result of their own choice.They suffer from their own selection.
annmarie06
This a great article and so true. I was married to a so called bad Guy for many years. I will be very careful the next time I choose someone.

The thing is that opposite sides attract and the good kind men will be attracted to the Bad ladies. So in the end no one will be happy for very long.

You see the cheaters should all be together the males and females but they choose the ones they can walk over. I met a man who was complaining about his ex- wife and my ex had the same ways. I think that both our partners should have been together.
Valerja
You're right. I myself experienced this,twice because I trust them and I learnt so much from that. Good men are now difficult to found and I should do my very best to find him. Thank you so much. This article is very informative.
Valerja
You are right we all woman have to learn from this .
Thank you is
calanth
Ahh but some of us are the reverse. We look for the good guys, beat our heads against the wall when they'd rather be with mean/ bossy girls - especially when we're only ever viewed as 'just friends' material.

I could equally ask why is it men _say_ they want women to be honest and straight-forward and then ignore any woman who is?

Or I could ask why men moan about having to pay for everything and then get shirty on a date if I offer to pay. Both genders can be guilty of confusing inconsistencies.
zianeammar
not for all women,some of them are very sick in her mentality.
GALUH
You're right. I myself experienced this, and I learnt so much from that. Good men are now difficult to found and I should do my very best to find him. Thank you so much. This article is very informative.
mlk52
excellent description....

to summarize it all: we all at one time fall for PRETTY WORDS....
also they are professional cons..... they are GOOD at the game.
I stayed in a marriage for 25 years, because I listened to the PRETTY WORDS, not the actions...
however, when I saw the actions, his PRETTY WORDS were always the stronger of the two....
yeah, people say, "you just didn't want to know", my reaction is: "the hell I didn't", I just couldn't catch him.....
Now, at my age, I would give a million dollars to find a good man, and he wouldn't have to speak any PRETTY WORDS, he would just need to wrap me in his loving arms and let his heart speak!
mlk52
Asiaman40
Very informative article
alf25ny
Wow it always gets me when I read something that explains me so well..
AustinJaneFan
Win/lose? I find that the wrong perspective with which to address the issues of eros.

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