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  • The Belief System of a Successful Man

    …lief system. In fact, if you ask men who are successful with women, you will find out that they have very common beliefs about life. And those beliefs are usually different from most of the average men. If previously, pick up artists and dating advisors were concentrated on technicalities – what to say, how to behave, etc. – today the importance is beliefs and “inner game” receives strong emphasis. In this post I would like to present…

    Limiting Belief

    …ck Definition: A belief that holds one back from reaching one’s true potential. Full Definition: Limiting beliefs are something that a PUA must overcome if he wishes to develop solid inner game. Limiting beliefs vary from person to person, but generally take the form of “I can’t” statements or limitations on what a person thinks they are capable of. Common limiting beliefs include: “Women don’t find me attrac…

    Affirmation

    Quick Definition: An exercise by which one builds new beliefs by restating or “affirming” them on a regular basis. Full Definition: Affirmation is a technique taken from the fields of self-help and pop psychology. The basic idea behind Affirmation is that our thoughts shape our identity and the way we perceive the world. Thus, if we hold negative thoughts and repeat negative beliefs to ourselves, we become negative people, whereas i…

    Inner Game

    Quick Definition: The area of game that deals with one’s personal development, inner beliefs, core values, and life goals. Full Definition: Inner game is the core of pickup. While learning techniques can help convey the characteristics of a man who has strong inner game, to remain train truly congruent as a pickup artist, one must develop solid inner game. Developing strong inner game will help one to overcome congruence tests, shit te…

    Christian PUA

    …o go up to girls and conquer their fears. A Christian PUA generally dates other Christian girls, because of his beliefs that sex should be saved for after marriage. Although not always, other girls outside of the church can also be gamed as long as they share similar beliefs. The idea of success with women is simply having options, and even Christians sometimes are single and male and need to learn how to meet girls that they can eventually fall…

    Core Value

    Quick Definition: The inner values behind a person’s beliefs and life views. Full Definition: The true beliefs of a person’s world views and what he holds important. Loyalty, for example, can be a core value of a PUA. Others may have “Faith” or “Courage under fear” as core values. Core values can be developed by putting those values into practice in real life and living by those values. Related Terms: Core…

    Recalcitrant Experience

    Quick Definition: An experience that shatters the web of beliefs a person has built up as a way of maintaining his worldview. Full Definition: In Tyler Durden’s Blueprint, he explains the concept of recalcitrant experience in detail: 1. A person has to be of a certain mindset to sense a misalignment between their psychological certainty and their experience of the world. When this happens, we see a “break in the clouds” or a &…


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