The hallmarks of narcissism include dominance, a sense of entitlement, and a grandiose self-view.
Studies overwhelmingly show that narcissism is greater in men, even across cultures.
There's always that guy at the bar that seems to be getting all the women.
He's arrogant, rude, marches to the beat of his own drum, and may quite possibly have borderline personality disorder. Then there's you; nice, funny, with a decent checking account and the undeniable fact that the only thing you're going home with is an erection that you're going to have to handle yourself.
Are women predisposed to find men with dark personalities attractive?
Although conventional wisdom maintains that women should beware of men who say and do the right thing with too much ease, they often can't help but find them utterly appealing.
Bad boys "keep it real." Nice guys don't want to upset the apple cart.2. A bad boy doesn't let a woman walk all over him or control him. A nice guy will eventually want a commitment, and that's scary.8. We don't feel comfortable with people who treat us better than we treat ourselves.
A nice guy is treating you in a way you're not familiar with and that feels uncomfortable.9. A bad boy comes across as being able to deliver, even though that may not always be the case. I'm sure there are a few, but they wouldn't be able to get away with half the stuff they did if they didn't look so good.You know the type– the one that treats women like they're replaceable while they're waiting on line to hop into his bed.Ask any woman and she will tell you that while she does truly want a nice guy, they are seemingly impossible to find.It’s never a pleasant experience, but it does allow us to grow and learn from past mistakes.So, why do we keep chasing these same guys and repeating the same behaviors if we know they’re so wrong? There are actual scientific and psychological reasons to explain why women are attracted to players. Women are biologically destined to prefer narcissistic a*ssholes over nice guys.Now, a study led by Gregory Louis Carter of the University of Durham provides new insights into this vexing phenomenon.Research has revealed that more men than women possess the Dark Triad personality traits of narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellism.You keep saying you want a nice, emotionally understanding guy and yet somehow, you always end up in the arms of a player.You tell yourself you’re looking for someone good for you and yet, you always seem to choose someone who’s all wrong for you. Getting played by a supposed Prince Charming is almost a rite of passage.In Oxygen Media’s new series “Player Gets Played,” each week viewers will follow one woman with a lurking suspicion as she uncovers the heartbreaking reality that she is not the only love in her boyfriend’s life.Have you ever wondered why you can’t seem to catch yourself a nice, stable guy who treats you well and makes you feel special?