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  • Anti-Slut Defense

    …wear a mini-skirt with no panties, get sloshed, make out with every guy in the bar and then if some guy tries to take her home she can still say with a totally straight face, “I’m not that kind of girl.” << Anti-Slut Defense! The social consequences of being labeled a slut (true or untrue) can be devastating, therefore girls have to take extra caution protecting themselves Anti-Slut Defense happens whenever you start to get close to…

    Slut Shaming

    …use the larger American society is still, at its core, based on the fundamental Christian and evangelical views of its founders, society at large still perceives a woman who publicly is known for sleeping around as shameful. Slut shaming doesn’t even have to be true – a girl who calls another girl a slut, just by doing so, an incur questions and feelings of lower worth with the girl she’s slut shaming and the larger social…

    Anti-Slut Defense (ASD)

    …facade, although most will maintain some pretense for respectability’s sake. It is important to note that ASD is mostly socially constructed. It is the “social” layer of perception and the consequences of being perceived as slutty. Mystery explains: “ASD and LMR. Isn’t it funny how we have all these acronyms? And who’s to say what’s the official term? These two words simply refer to two different patterns. ASD is the…

    Secret Society

    …e guy from the secret society is no worse than grinding with a girlfriend at a club and making out with her. “It doesn’t count”. 9) Nobody judges eachother in the secret society. There is no such thing as a slut. A slut is only as slutty as people who are NOT in the secret society are aware of. 10) Secret society members COME FIRST. If someone in the society is not having fun with an interaction, it is cut off. Conversely, if a…

    What makes the HB blurt out ‘I have a BF’

    …ou are getting this excuse a lot, you’re doing something to trigger it. TD Explains: The word ‘Slut’ is a weapon that women use against other women Women have a powerful interruption mechanism known as anti-slut defense, or ASD. Not only does she prefer to avoid having others perceive her as a slut, which would pose dire consequences to her social status, but also she wants to avoid the discomfort of feeling like a slut. Thus…

    Beta Male Shaming

    …n to a new girl, because her impression of you is unlikely to change short-term. Owen talks about the lover vs. provider frame and beta-male shaming Beta male shaming also has its counter-part, Slut Shaming, and in many ways slut shaming is a lot more severe and has negative social consequences of greater significant than beta-male shaming. After all, a beta male can always progress into an alpha, but once a girl is slut shamed, it can last for…

    Social Conditioning by Gunwitch

    …attraction to you (don’t worry I teach you this) and her conditioning against sex is, “THE GAME” or the male to female dynamic. Probably top number one fear in dealing with men for a woman is being thought of as “easy” or “a slut”. Women enjoy sex more than men in truth. The studies and statistics say otherwise because women are outright conditioned to lie and say this, even when anonymously asked. It seems even in a “herd mentality” or…


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