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  • Anti-Slut Defense

    Guest post by RedpoleQ Anti-Slut Defense is any action a girl takes to shut down sexual escalation, often suddenly and quite opposite to her previous behavior. Often by breaking a sexual mood through sudden, often irrational, inexplicable verbal or non-verbal non-compliance.It tends to strikes just when you think everything is lined up and the full-close is inevitable. Why does it exist? It boils down to the Madonna/Whore dichotomy. Madonna(not…

    Slut Shaming

    …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 group. The show Sex And the City features Samantha, who is a secret hereon to many women because of her liberal relat…

    Anti-Slut Defense (ASD)

    Quick Definition: Women’s internal mechanism to create plausible deniability before sex with a new man. It ensures that she doesn’t appear (to herself and others) that she’s too easily seduced. Full Definition: ASD is a conscious or unconscious process that women, especially younger women, go through to avoid the perception of being “slutty” or “too easy.” Women will often go out of their way to portray themselves as “nice girls,” even going so…

    Secret Society

    …220;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 secret society male is with a non-secret-society male, and a secret society female (all females) decides she wan…

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

    …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 she has the ASD interrupt mechanism to help her avoid this fate. ASD is what makes a girl blurt out ‘I have a boyfriend’ (whether she actually does or not) — because you escalated faster tha…

    Beta Male Shaming

    …en 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 her whole life. Being able to pierce the social veil allows the alpha to see the t…

    Social Conditioning by Gunwitch

    …me right out with their desire for sex at a verbal level. They have the conditioning that “sex is for tramps and sluts” “sex should only be with a guy your know really well”. The balance between her 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 mor…


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