Addictive Reasons on Why Do Girls Like Douchebags

Last updated on May 7, 2024 by Michelle Devani

We don’t want to date douchebags, but the bad boy charm is very hard to resist, isn’t it? There might be nothing good in them: rude, selfish, and unforgiving. They often give you false hope and looked enjoy while doing it.

They make you believe you’re the only one just to find out later that you’re one of many. Even worse, they blame the women of being “crazy” and ungrateful”. However, none of those negativity seems to affect us. We still fall in love for them over and over again no matter how flawed they are.

Have you ever thought why do girls like douchebags so much?

Here are some possible reasons that may help you to understand why girls like someone who you can’t take home to mom. Also read How to Deal with a Douchebag Boyfriend

  1. He’s Handsome As Hell

These douchebags think too highly of themselves but they’re freaking hot at the same time. Their physical appearance is the first thing to draw our attention that you can never take our eyes off. They look at you so deeply you feel stripped and lost in those eyes.

Douchebags always look like he’s got some mysteries inside them and you want to know more. The type of guy who make every woman in the room turn their heads when he enters. Before you know that he’s being cocky, you have fallen in love with his confidence. Also read Things to Say to Your Boyfriend When He's Being A Jerk

  1. He Chases You Endlessly

The more something is hard to get, the more you want to get it. It’s principal for every douchebags out there. They want to play, having fun, and not in for commitment. Admit it, when a guy is too nice, you won’t believe them since it’s too good to be true. That’s why bad boys are far more attractive.

You love the feeling of being chased by those douchebags. It makes you feel special somehow, even though you know what kind of a jerk he is. You get this “among millions of girl out there, you are the chosen one” kind of feeling.

  1. It’s Challenging

Falling in love with a douchebag is like breaking a rule as you should never do. It feels so good somehow. You’re drawn by his game, you try to keep up, you keep going even when you know it’s wrong. Also read Signs of a Bad Boyfriend Material

He gives you something new everyday to tell your friends about. You keep coming back every time he tells you to leave. There’s so many uncertainty about them, but it’s what make it challenging.

  1. The Daddy Issues

Girls tend to attracted to bad boys, jerks, douchebags, and its kind because they have daddy issues. Realize it or not, your parents’ relationship is the blueprint of yours in the future. In psychology, it’s called the “repetition compulsion”.

Because you have seen the bad example of your parents, you also look for the same unhealthy relationship like the one your parents have.

  1. You Want to Challenge Your Parents

Due to the bad relationship you have with your parents or how bad of an example they are, you want to be a little bit rebellious. Upon seeing them raising their eyebrows in disapproval gives you a sick pleasure you can’t explain. Also read Why You Should Never Date a Narcissist

By dating or close with someone they can’t stand, it’s impossible for them to nag you get married and have kids. No parents want their daughters to date the wrong guy, but nice guys are boring.

  1. He Doesn’t Lose to Prince Charming

Speaking about look and charm, a douchebag doesn’t lack any of it. In fact, he has too many charms you can’t help but falling in love with. It’s one of the many reasons why do girls like douchebags. Seems like he was born with silver spoon in his mouth he can turn scary stories into fairy tale.

You’ll be fallen for his charming personality only to find out that he’s such a selfish man who only cares about himself. Even when you know all of that, you didn’t take a step back.

  1. You See Him As a Project

When you meet a douchebag and reading love signals from him, there’s this heroic side awakened within you. You suddenly want to be the girl who can change a jerk into a nice guy. A girl’s nurturing side always comes forward for something like this, but this is a false hope actually.

He made you feel like you’re the one at first, but you eventually realize that he can’t be fixed no matter what. In the end, it’s just the biggest waste of time. Also read How to Know You Are Dating a Player

  1. He’s Wanted by the World

Dating a douchebag will give you this winner feeling as you have beaten all girls out there. You knew he’s a douchebag, but you still date him anyway. He has dated many girls before, and seeing how much he’s being wanted makes you think there must be something good in him.

You tend to date a guy who is wanted by many women rather than the one who hasn’t date anyone in a long time. You think the latter is weird, right?

  1. He’s Sooo Good in Bed

Yes, so good, like, gewd. Not necessarily that he is that good but it’s you who are lured to imagination in believing he does. His cocky and overconfident behavior succeeded in convince you that he’s good in bed.

Because of this particular reason, you keep coming back to him. You’re being addicted to the lust and passion. You can’t get enough of him and he knows it, for sure. Because of him, even the thousand guys you dated after wouldn’t look so good while in fact they are. You have totally fallen for his charm.

Are you now still wondering, after all the reasons why do girls like douchebags? Reading down point by point makes you absentmindedly nodding your head. It’s alright. We girls like jerks, don’t we?

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Michelle Devani
My name is Michelle Devani, and I've been helping people with their relationships since 2003. In 2017 I decided it was about time I started a blog on the topic, and since then more than 2 million people worldwide have read my relationship advice. Drop me a comment below to let me know what you think.
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