Sassy received a request to write about the age-old question of why some women choose the bad boy. I have three hypotheses as to why the bad boys “win” over those good guys who finish last. Ok? Let’s talk!
It’s a defense mechanism.
Defense mechanisms are unconscious psychological phenomena put in place to protect our well-being from threats to our state-of-being. For example, when someone simply cannot deal with a recent breakup, they might exhibit the defense mechanism called denial (or refusing to accept reality). They will unconsciously pretend that the relationship did not end. In the case of liking … Read the rest