Quintessential bad boy Steve Santagati, of and the best-selling author of The Manual, believes it is in women’s nature to be attracted to bad boys.

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" Besides, you're most likely attracted to a bad boy's confidence, independence or rebellious, adventurous spirit—traits nice guys have too.

Women typically say they want a nice guy, yet usually end up dating a bad boy.

While it wouldn't be right to completely stereotype and classify each guy between the two categories, there are certain traits that girls look for, which often times can be assumed, in that "bad boy" image.

"A lot of nice guys are showing all his cards and saying, 'What should I do? "After that, nothing happens." The Modern Man, a company based in Australia that provides dating advice, suggests a similar anti-nice guy solution: Stop wasting money on expensive dates, and don't always cater to her needs first.

"Realize that women don't want you to hand over your power by being a Mr.

"A jerk is rarely so bad that no one wants to hook up with him." Now, some single guys are taking steps to avoid being lumped into the nice guy category.

Malov's agency, which coaches single men from all over the U. and as far away as Japan and Norway, instructs clients to steer away from the polished, predictable image.

This is especially true for those who have been “good girls” all their lives.