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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 09:58 AM
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12 Reasons Women Canít Stand Nice Guys
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12 Reasons Women Canít Stand Nice Guys

Not real: Nice guys are too nice. No one can always be that nice unless theyíre a saint. They are busy being nice instead of being real and women instinctually donít trust that. Bad boys ďkeep it realĒ. Nice guys donít want to upset the apple cart.

Respect: No one respects a doormat. Nice guys donít set boundaries or make any real demands. A bad boy doesnít let a woman walk all over him or control him. Women canít respect a man they can control. No respect = No attraction.

Predictable: Most people lead boring, predictable lives, so theyíre attracted to people who are exciting and a bit unpredictable. Bad boys are always a challenge. Nice guys are never a challenge. Predictable + No excitement + No challenge = I prefer a bad boy.

Sex: Women feel a nice guy wonít be good in bed. They sometimes like to be manhandled and think a nice guy wonít be able to take control and get the job done. A bad boy comes across as being able to deliver, even though that may not always be the case.

She sounds like she likes guys to dress in all black, with black boots, throw on a swastika and go all nazi on her ass....

So is Obama a nice guy or a bad boy? Hmmm....
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  - Just going to sit back and read for awhile  Angry Dragon   Mar-29-11 10:00 AM   #1 
  - Nom nom nom. Nummy popcorn. Nom nom.  Dash87   Mar-29-11 10:56 AM   #55 
  - I figured out a long time ago,  Le Taz Hot   Mar-29-11 10:01 AM   #2 
  - Hey!  GKirk   Mar-29-11 10:06 AM   #10 
  - +1. nt  blondeatlast   Mar-29-11 10:25 AM   #37 
  - Similarly, you play with  VWolf   Mar-29-11 10:39 AM   #48 
  - If you're really lucky you get one that's nice and hot!  Bake   Mar-29-11 06:01 PM   #109 
  - Hey, I'm hot and nice.  blueamy66   Mar-29-11 06:23 PM   #114 
  - I wish my nieces would understand this.  blueamy66   Mar-29-11 06:23 PM   #113 
  - I see we're back to this sad, tired argument.  Bunny   Mar-29-11 10:02 AM   #3 
  - Oh dear.  JVS   Mar-29-11 10:02 AM   #4 
  - The comments are the best part of that...I don't know, musing?  aSpeckofDust   Mar-29-11 10:03 AM   #5 
  - Oh what a surprise - sexist drivel posted at DU... nt  DURHAM D   Mar-29-11 10:03 AM   #6 
  - Wow, what is this the dark ages? Every time I read one of these articles I shudder.  jtown1123   Mar-29-11 10:04 AM   #7 
  - Agreed. It's all the woman's fault!  freshwest   Mar-29-11 08:28 PM   #121 
  - Gosh, I just love gender stereotypes. nt  bemildred   Mar-29-11 10:05 AM   #8 
  - couldnt even get thru all of, too nice. too anything, not good. but it is easy being nice  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:05 AM   #9 
  - "Waaah I am nice and that's why super models won't have sex with me"-Nice Guy  jtown1123   Mar-29-11 10:09 AM   #13 
     - post 17...  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:12 AM   #18 
     - Are super models nice?  L0oniX   Mar-29-11 10:14 AM   #23 
     - Who knows? They wouldn't go out with me because I'm nice.  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 11:16 AM   #57 
        - lol. ya. nt  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:23 AM   #60 
     - You nailed it.  geardaddy   Mar-29-11 11:53 AM   #76 
  - "Nice" in these cases means "unattractive"  jpgray   Mar-29-11 10:07 AM   #11 
  - my oldest son bought into the nice guys dont get girl, bs a couple years ago.  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:11 AM   #17 
  - "Nice" also implies immaturity.  Deep13   Mar-29-11 10:08 AM   #12 
  - respectful = juvenile? i dont know that i am getting that.  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:13 AM   #22 
  - Can't agree with any of what you just wrote.  Common Sense Party   Mar-29-11 12:30 PM   #80 
  - Wow, really?  Arugula Latte   Mar-29-11 10:09 AM   #14 
  - It works for me - but it's authentic. Above all else, be who you are.  Edweird   Mar-29-11 10:10 AM   #15 
  - My wife and girlfriend are gonna love this!  Zanzoobar   Mar-29-11 10:10 AM   #16 
  - I dumped a nice guy once  undeterred   Mar-29-11 10:12 AM   #19 
  - Article Is Mysogynist  zorahopkins   Mar-29-11 10:12 AM   #20 
  - Questionable assessment IMO.  Chan790   Mar-29-11 08:46 PM   #123 
  - That link attempted to download a malware program to my  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 10:13 AM   #21 
  - Notice they don't call it "femalware".  undeterred   Mar-29-11 10:14 AM   #25 
     - ah ha. you are funny. nt  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:15 AM   #27 
     - LOL!  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 10:17 AM   #29 
     - LOL! And yet, it isn't "nice...." nt  blondeatlast   Mar-29-11 10:27 AM   #41 
  - Ya - it worked in High school - after that Not so Much  FreakinDJ   Mar-29-11 10:14 AM   #24 
  - I want a guy who makes me laugh.  CrispyQ   Mar-29-11 10:15 AM   #26 
  - A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar, and the bartender says...  Zanzoobar   Mar-29-11 10:32 AM   #44 
     - ~smile  CrispyQ   Mar-29-11 01:29 PM   #87 
  - So, why does this suck?  EstimatedProphet   Mar-29-11 10:16 AM   #28 
  - She's an ass.  Bunny   Mar-29-11 10:20 AM   #34 
     - Yeah, pretty much...  EstimatedProphet   Mar-29-11 10:32 AM   #45 
  - From her bio. the authors' main qualification appears to be that she's dated for over  Rowdyboy   Mar-29-11 10:18 AM   #30 
  - Most men I've known who complain about "Nice Guy Syndrome"..  JackDragna   Mar-29-11 10:19 AM   #31 
  - Your last sentence is so true.  Bunny   Mar-29-11 10:23 AM   #35 
  - I have a cousin who is on number 5.  CrispyQ   Mar-29-11 01:24 PM   #85 
  - This nails it in a nutshell. Ladies, beware the "nice guys." They are bad news.  jtown1123   Mar-29-11 10:25 AM   #38 
  - because of the bad rap and garbage behind "nice guy" i knew nothing about, i have changed to good  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:26 AM   #40 
  - Why does it seem that everytime they interview the neighbors of a newly-discovered  Ikonoklast   Mar-29-11 10:52 AM   #54 
  - Absolutely. nt  blondeatlast   Mar-29-11 10:29 AM   #43 
  - RRRigghht, because women or men who do a 180 or become abusive on you are completely innocent.  HughBeaumont   Mar-29-11 10:46 AM   #49 
  - If you've had more than a few of these experiences..  JackDragna   Mar-29-11 05:14 PM   #105 
     - I've only had one abuser, but several cheaters.  HughBeaumont   Mar-29-11 05:53 PM   #106 
  - Have you seen 'Megamind'? The subplot of the nerd-turned-hero, Titan is a perfect metaphor  RadiationTherapy   Mar-29-11 11:22 AM   #59 
  - so very true  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-29-11 12:03 PM   #77 
  - Last part of your statement --  kimi   Mar-29-11 06:45 PM   #117 
  - Tripe, Drivel, and Balderdash.  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 10:19 AM   #32 
  - "bad boys keep it real"...  Javaman   Mar-29-11 10:20 AM   #33 
  - "We don't want nice, we don't want dickhead, we don't want middle-of-the-road" . . .  HughBeaumont   Mar-29-11 10:28 AM   #42 
  - Most are posers. Real bad boys end up in the clink or running from the man.  Zanzoobar   Mar-29-11 10:47 AM   #50 
  - btw. the opposite of nice is... mean. a bad boy can be nice. but  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 10:23 AM   #36 
  - I like nice guys.  IrishEyes   Mar-29-11 10:25 AM   #39 
  - Like it or not, there's more than a grain of truth here.  InvisibleTouch   Mar-29-11 10:33 AM   #46 
  - OJ, Jessie James Charlie Sheen, Newt etc... never have trouble getting a date  Johonny   Mar-29-11 10:50 AM   #53 
  - and the men that chose a woman that is likely to cheat on him and use him  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:26 AM   #61 
  - Very true  Taverner   Mar-29-11 11:33 AM   #67 
  - Shitty, divisive writing at the link, but...  RadiationTherapy   Mar-29-11 10:34 AM   #47 
  - This is a whacked article  LaurenG   Mar-29-11 10:48 AM   #51 
  - immaturity and low self esteem  DemocratAholic   Mar-29-11 10:48 AM   #52 
  - woman who truly respects herself (thus expecting the same from others).  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:28 AM   #63 
  - I deserve EVERY woman out there! Agghhhh!!!  Dash87   Mar-29-11 10:57 AM   #56 
  - I agree with the article, in a way.  Lucian   Mar-29-11 11:20 AM   #58 
  - I hesitate to describe myself as nice, but I think I am.  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 11:27 AM   #62 
  - Not me, bro. I'm an obnoxious asshole  Taverner   Mar-29-11 11:30 AM   #65 
  - 100% Correct  Taverner   Mar-29-11 11:29 AM   #64 
  - wow. ignore ALL the women that say otherwise and tell us who we are  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:31 AM   #66 
     - Look, you might SAY you want a nice guy  Taverner   Mar-29-11 11:34 AM   #69 
        - maybe your issue is you equate nice with doormat. or nice with boring. or nice with not  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:37 AM   #70 
           - describe your "good guys"  Taverner   Mar-29-11 11:39 AM   #72 
              - i will have to think of someone. i dont watch a whole lot of tv or watch movies, lol  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:42 AM   #73 
              - Spencer Tracy in "To Kill a Mockingbird"  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 11:51 AM   #75 
              - Do you mean Gregory Peck?  pulledpork   Mar-29-11 04:05 PM   #99 
                 - Crap! Yes, of course. I'm old.  MineralMan   Mar-29-11 06:36 PM   #116 
              - a nice person is not into hurting others. bad boy doesnt care, or is into it  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 12:07 PM   #79 
                 - Even if you are a "nice guy" you still have to act a little aloof  Taverner   Mar-29-11 01:29 PM   #88 
                    - meh... the dating game. the same could be said about the woman, too  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 01:32 PM   #89 
                       - We probably agree on this more than you think...  Taverner   Mar-29-11 02:01 PM   #93 
                          - ha....  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 02:25 PM   #94 
  - Haha slightly off-topic, but look at her bio near the comments.  Dash87   Mar-29-11 11:33 AM   #68 
  - There's only one REAL reason women don't like nice guys...  pipi_k   Mar-29-11 11:39 AM   #71 
  - I don't think that's always true.  wickerwoman   Mar-29-11 06:26 PM   #115 
  - ya know, when a thread this long is moved, lose all the post already read,  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 11:45 AM   #74 
  - also the thousandth reason i am glad i am not straight  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-29-11 12:05 PM   #78 
  - your response is so gay  NewJeffCT   Mar-29-11 12:37 PM   #82 
  - i know. lol  La Lioness Priyanka   Mar-29-11 01:52 PM   #92 
  - Hell, it's the thousandth reason I'm glad I'm staying single.  Forkboy   Mar-29-11 08:30 PM   #122 
  - I think when people are younger & more immature  NewJeffCT   Mar-29-11 12:36 PM   #81 
  - The premise here is that what women want is the same  CreekDog   Mar-29-11 12:38 PM   #83 
  - what is really telling, is how we are continually told that this is what we want  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 01:23 PM   #84 
     - well, there is a market for telling people  NewJeffCT   Mar-29-11 01:25 PM   #86 
        - I'm pretty sure that if you're complaining that women don't like you because you're "nice"  CreekDog   Mar-29-11 01:43 PM   #91 
  - Current world population is around 7 billion. Based on my experience, there are lots of nice people  struggle4progress   Mar-29-11 01:32 PM   #90 
  - Well, I'm certainly not a bad boy ...  dawg   Mar-29-11 02:59 PM   #95 
  - you tell 'em ... dawg. nt  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 03:58 PM   #97 
     - .  dawg   Mar-29-11 04:05 PM   #100 
  - I grew up with men who were sweethearts. To this day I really, really respect  applegrove   Mar-29-11 03:16 PM   #96 
  - "Women don't like nice guys!" = "Why don't gorgeous women date average looking blobs like me??"  WildEyedLiberal   Mar-29-11 04:03 PM   #98 
  - forced to agree  ReggieVeggie   Mar-29-11 04:06 PM   #101 
  - yet... you ignore all the women that say they only go for the nice guy  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 05:55 PM   #107 
  - which women say that?  ReggieVeggie   Mar-29-11 06:12 PM   #110 
     - that like nice guys? lol lol  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 06:19 PM   #111 
        - thanks  ReggieVeggie   Mar-29-11 06:46 PM   #118 
  - how "far" are you looking to get?  lukasahero   Mar-29-11 07:44 PM   #120 
     - thanks  ReggieVeggie   Mar-30-11 01:51 AM   #127 
  - What would Sandra Bullock do?  Fire Walk With Me   Mar-29-11 04:10 PM   #102 
  - Where's that picture? Oh.. here:  PassingFair   Mar-29-11 04:16 PM   #103 
  - tis true  ReggieVeggie   Mar-29-11 04:20 PM   #104 
  - lol  seabeyond   Mar-29-11 06:20 PM   #112 
  - Pretty much all that needs to be said on this subject.  cemaphonic   Mar-29-11 11:44 PM   #126 
  - Enough bullshit to fertilize 40 acres  liberaltrucker   Mar-29-11 06:00 PM   #108 
  - It goes both ways  JonLP24   Mar-29-11 07:05 PM   #119 
  - I think women are attracted to confidence, and many assholes come off as confident.  ZombieHorde   Mar-29-11 09:14 PM   #124 
  - A TRUE "nice guy" is nice to everyone, even people he's not trying to get into bed  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-29-11 11:35 PM   #125 
  - Women don't reject me because I'm nice. They reject me because I'm an emotional wreck.  Paradoxical   Mar-30-11 01:57 AM   #128 
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  - Locking -  Moderator   Mar-30-11 03:29 AM   #130 
Angry Dragon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:00 AM
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1. Just going to sit back and read for awhile
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Dash87 Donating Member (404 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:56 AM
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55. Nom nom nom. Nummy popcorn. Nom nom.
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Le Taz Hot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:01 AM
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2. I figured out a long time ago,
you PLAY with the bad boys, they have their amusement value, but for goddess sake don't marry them and DON'T HAVE CHILDREN WITH THEM!!! You play with the bad boys but you marry the good guys.
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GKirk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:06 AM
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10. Hey!
You're stealing plays from the guys playbook!
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:25 AM
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37. +1. nt
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VWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 10:39 AM
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48. Similarly, you play with
the "hot" chicks but marry the nice ones ...

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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 06:01 PM
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109. If you're really lucky you get one that's nice and hot!
Like I did!


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