Pssychosocial Concepts Of Bad Boys

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The Good and The Bad Patrick Verona from “10 Things I Hate About You” (1999) and Landon Carter from “A Walk to Remember” (2002) are a few of the movie bad boys who have managed to have a change of heart after meeting girls who changed their lives. These movie bad boys have captured the hearts of their onscreen lovers and the hearts of many viewers. The explanation for the attraction and the dating of bad boys are associated to certain psychosocial concepts namely the Dark Triad Personalities, Game Changer Concept, Familiarity Concept and Alpha Concept. The term “bad boy”, as defined in Oxford Dictionaries, refers to “a man who does not conform to approved standards of behavior, especially in a particular sphere of activity.” Bad can be defined by the way they react towards others, the way they present themselves, how they act, how they think and what they do. Despite the fact that they may not be conforming to such socially accepted standards and may act or think in a certain way, women have found themselves attracted to this type of man. According to a study led by Gregory Louis Carter of the University of Durham in 2013, the psychosocial concept Dark Triad Personality concept was established. This concept suggests that men have a stronger sense of the Dark Triad personality, which include more traits of narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellism (includes duplicity, insincerity and extraversion). Upon conducting several experiments, surveys and interviews with a
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