They view bad boys as projects, or as people they can fix.
A woman might acknowledge that her boyfriend has character flaws, but thinks she can help him mature or overcome his problems.
(I could go on, but you get the idea.) He’s not someone who’s interested in true love, because that requires consistent sacrifice.
A bad boy will only sacrifice for someone if it’s convenient for him or if he gets something in return.
Though she might believe she’s insulated from the consequences of his dishonesty, addictions, or immaturity, she’s usually the person who winds up suffering the most hurt.
She may hang onto the relationship, thinking her sacrifice will encourage him to improve.
This means women who have a father who was a "bad boy" and perhaps a disaster as a husband is going to be attracted to the exact same emotional traits and characteristics in their own partners.3.
She wants something TOTALLY new For some women choosing a guy who is a complete opposite and offers a change of pace, new adventure and even a bit of controlled risk is a big attractor.
Unless she stops to think about WHY she chases after this kind of guy, often she may be unaware of this need to be in a relationship with someone with a different personality than herself.
Here are 4 major reasons why a so called "good girl" may want to jump into a relationship with a "bad boy":1.
And it makes sense, really: helping a man “grow up” can play into someone’s sense of significance.
If a woman comes from an abusive background, she may not be able to identify someone with good character.
A common misperception is that the bad boy — a guy with an obvious wild side — is somehow manipulating the "good girl" and creating a fictional (therefore, attractive) dating relationship.