That was the last relationship and I’ve been single for a while but I don’t want to be alone. You’re not alone in struggling with relationships with ‘bad boys’. You’ve been in relationships with adult men who have chosen to abuse you emotionally, physically and financially.
I was really glad she asked her question for two reasons: (1) because the same problem affects so many smart, accomplished women, and (2) because I can explain what this phenomenon is all about.
Find out why so many smart women make this stupid mistake.
In my work as a relationship coach and blogger, I hear it over and over again — yet, at some level, it still takes me by surprise — "Why do so many really smart, accomplished and attractive women go for 'bad boys' or Alpha males?
There are typically four reasons good girls fall for guys like these: 1. Many women attracted to rogues had a father who was a little wild and rebellious.
Because many girls idealize their father, they may seek a partner with similar traits.