Men who have negative sexist attitudes toward women are more likely to use assertive courtship strategies, such as teasing women, a new study shows. But these strategies can sometimes be successful — most often on women seeking "no strings attached" sex.
Assertive courtship strategies, which also include competing with other men who are interested in the same woman and Lady looking casual sex Rollins her from her friendsare Lady looking casual sex Rollins on "speed seduction techniques" described in the best-selling dating advice book for men, Neil Strauss' "The Game: To better understand characteristics of men who use these techniques and Adult searching sex ME women who find them appealing, researchers sdx the University of Kansas conducted two surveys, with the first involving a sample of college students from a large Midwestern university.
The second, larger national survey was conducted online and recruited adult volunteers. Researchers asked both male and female participants about their attitudes toward women and whether they were willing to take part in uncommitted or casual sex.
The survey also asked participants about the extent to which men used assertive strategies to initiate relationships and the extent to which women found these approaches desirable. The study results show that men who preferred one-night stands were more likely to use assertive strategies when flirting with women; Results from the second Lady looking casual sex Rollins showed that men with negative sexist attitudes as opposed to benevolent sexism, which involves chivalry were also more likely than others to use assertive flirting strategies, possibly as a way to "put women in their place" in a Lady looking casual sex Rollins or yielding role within the relationship, the researcher said.
Among the female participants, those women who were open to casual sex were also more likely to respond positively to men's aggressive strategies.
In addition, women with sexist attitudes toward other members of their own gender were more likely to respond to men's assertive strategies. The study suggests that sexist women accept and positively receive dominant strategies, such as when a man is physically aggressive with the first move or Lady looking casual sex Rollins heavy come-on lines, because they find men who treat them in a dominant way during courtship more desirable, as the behavior is consistent cassual their own sexist ideology.
Remy Melina was a staff writer for Live Science from to Men who preferred one-night stands were more likely to use assertive strategies when flirting with women, study results. Science Newsletter: Most Popular.