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Why Do Girls Like Bad Boys?

IndigoEyes posted this thread...
Jun. 3, 2012 at 9:24 pm

i am a straight A student who enjoys acting, reading, and having fun. now every girl i have ever liked didn't even know who i was, even though i sat in front of her for 2 years! they always end up falling for the delinquent with a police record because he can throw a ball into a hoop!!! WHY?????

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drmstarlet21 replied...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 9:58 am

Well, do you ever talk to girls when you like them? We're not mind readers any more than you are, and we need hints that you like us. And for the record, I don't think I've ever liked a bad boy. Ever. Most of my friends don't either. And I like acting, reading, and having fun, like you, but I often like guys who play sports because I play a lot of sports and I follow a lot of professional teams. Sports are a huge part of my family's life, so dating anyone who doesn't like sports wouldn't really work out.

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Firespicegirl replied...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 3:51 pm

I agree. Sports, or at least athletics, are important to be involved in. There is something sexy about a guy who is athletic, but also smart intellectually.

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lisTKM replied...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 6:58 pm

well in my expierience girls seem to be attracted to bad boys for many reasons we see the romantic comedies where it takes the right girl to fall for the bad boy to change him, and change his ways. And we all for one reason or another feel we could be that one, we like to fix things, girls are often hopelessly in love with the idea of love. But if you like a girl you should tell her, nothing sucks more than being put in the freindzone, or being stuck as some kid in her class, if you don't say anything nothing ever changes right? Be bold:)

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Kenrichi replied...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 8:30 pm

It's not that they are attracted to them, you just have to approach. You are a man (boy); therefore you are tasked with the responsibility of "hunting" for the young lady. But don't blame it on bad boys. The only 2 things that I notice girls in general don't like is a lack of confidence and communication. I'm a straight A student too; however I'm adept at talking to beautiful girls. Sorry to be blunt, but I do understand what you're going through.

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IndigoEyes replied...
Jun. 4, 2012 at 8:35 pm

Thank you all so much. I know understand what i must do! 

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Jun. 14, 2012 at 8:20 pm

haha, the ultimate question. Yes, girls tend to like the dangerous type because well, they're dangerous and they somehow tend to call to us, or well most of us. Maybe it's because the dangerous type seem strong enough to protect us or maybe we feel like we can change them, but for some reason we get called to them. BUT not all girls like this type; in fact I perfer the sweet senseitive guys who tend to be really nice and fun, but we also have to have something in common.(Just to note: I don't date, so when I say perfer I mean as friends...) The dangerous guys may seem alluring, but the nice smart guys are, to me and many others, just amazing so (and I'm not sure if I'm wandering away from ur question but) keep on hoping and stay the way you are.  

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Jun. 15, 2012 at 9:19 am

Maybe because they want to rebel against their parents? Excitement? Danger? Or maybe they just think they're life will turn out like a movie and have a happily ever after. I don't know. 

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saranova_92 replied...
Jun. 15, 2012 at 11:11 am

girls like the challenge of a "bad boy" & think they can reform him, which usually just doesn't happen. . .& the bad ends up changing her & her standards. obviously waiting for someone who's more dependable and a good influence would be a better idea

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eurasian_hybrid replied...
Jun. 15, 2012 at 9:57 pm

Hmmm.... Well isn't that the question of the century. Well its a pshycological thing and I could write a whole essay on it, but I won't because I have better things to do. Have I ever liked a "bad boy"? Yes, yes I have. But if you want to be noticed, BE MORE STRAIGHT FORWARD. Don't just go to her and say "I like you" or "I'm in love with you." (What, are we in elementary school?) Ask her out or something. Make the first move. Don't just wait for her to notice you. If you do, be prepared to wait forever.

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dollygirl replied...
Jun. 17, 2012 at 11:23 pm

in society, bad boys are made to seem cool and amazing. like somebody else already said, girls are mostly naive and think if they come across a problem, they can fix it or change it. most of the time they just worsen it or become a part of it, though. personally, i don't like "bad" boys. i just don't go for guys that could pass off as my older brother because they're too nice to me. people are just more interesting if they are risky.

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nemish23 replied...
Jun. 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm

I think its more of a stereotypical movie kind of thing. In movies, the good girls usually fall for the bad guys but end up with the happy ending- some people relate this to real life and think it will work for them. Personally, I don't really like "bady guys", that was how I was raised, nor do any of my friends.

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ALovelyGirl replied...
Jun. 22, 2012 at 3:32 pm

I sure as heck dont like bad boys most are stupid.

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JoPepper replied...
Jun. 22, 2012 at 4:21 pm

I'm a girl so this may help, honestly the reason I might've  never noticed you maybe was because there was no "hi" or "Hey I'm Micheal (random name I came up with) whats your name?"  I like it when a guy attempts to make contact with me. Thats just my two cents. Hope it helped xD

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megsloveslions replied...
Jun. 22, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Well personally I don't really go for the "bad boy" type, but I think the main reason girls fall for them is their confidence. They are usually the ones to just come out and say that they like the girl, and girls really like it when guys admit that they like them and tell them their pretty and "bad boys" are usually the first ones to do that. So if you are more confident you may have better luck, I hope everything works out for you!

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Jun. 27, 2012 at 1:47 pm

I'm going to be super honest with u:
Girls like danger. It just makes us feel funny. Especially good girls cuz it makes us feel like we're breaking out of our stereotypes. Plus, the idea of a sexy athlete/musician guy, with that perfect dorky/cute hair sounds pretty appealing, right girls?

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Jun. 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm

I'm gonna be honest :) Girls like bad guys because of the danger and the risk. Good guys are just.. good guys. They're nice, and the marriage type, but, most girls don't look for marriage right away. They just want to have fun, do something crazy, be a little rebel. Plus, the stereotype of a smexy bad boy and all the fixings that comes with that does sound good. Am I right, girls?

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TaphephobiaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 27, 2012 at 5:43 pm

"All the girl knows is that when she's with this guy, she feels a rush. The rush is really fear because she doesn't know what's going to happen."

"Girls don't really want a bad boy. Deep down they know that bad boy equals jerk. What they want is adventure. Girls want excitement. They want what Jesucristo described as 'life to the fullest'."

"When a girl sees a passionate guy, he's appealing. Subconsciously she knows that if you're passionate in every other area of your life, you will be passionate with her. You'll give her an experience that she can get caught up in."

~Dateable by Lookadoo & DiMarco

Girls want someone who will keep them on the edge of their seats and open them to new experiences, who love life and all it has to offer. If I were you, I would read the book Dateable. Sounds cheezy but you'll thank me for it! Please let me know if this helps cause this is my first time really giving dating advice...

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TaphephobiaThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
Jun. 27, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Oh and another thing; make the first move! Do not let her pass you by because, trust me, there will be a girl that will find you likeable and when all the bad boys cheap tricks run out and everyone sees that they are fake, you will be the guy girls want.

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Kanupriya replied...
Jun. 29, 2012 at 7:02 am

though i haven't got a bf i have a secret crush right..he's bad too..imean u know spoilt and stuff....maybe they're a bit more charming due to elaborate carelessness... ;)

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