Misguided Coolness: Men’s Perceived Cool Things That Actually Become ANNOYING to Women

By Krystal Brown

We delve into the realm of things that men often consider cool but inadvertently end up being more annoying than they realize.

Wearing Too Much Cologne

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A bit of cologne can be nice, but when you spray half a bottle on yourself, you’re not doing yourself any favors. You’re just making us sneeze and giving us headaches. Cologne should be subtle and pleasant, not overpowering and suffocating.

Bragging About Their Money or Possessions

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We don’t care how much you make or what kind of car you drive. We care about who you are as a person and how you treat us. Bragging about your wealth or status is just a sign of insecurity and arrogance. It gives the impression that you are a pony with only one trick.

Being Rude to Service Workers

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How you treat people who are serving you says a lot about your character. Being rude, impatient, or demanding to waiters, bartenders, cashiers, or anyone else who is doing their job is a huge turn-off. It shows that you have no respect or empathy for others.

Playing Hard to Get

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We get it, you don’t want to seem desperate or clingy. But playing hard to get is not the way to go. It’s just frustrating and confusing for us. We don’t want to chase you or guess how you feel. We want clear and honest communication. If you like us, show us. If you don’t, tell us.

Sending Unsolicited Pics

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This one should be obvious, but apparently, it’s not. Sending us pictures of your genitals without our consent or request is not cool or sexy. It’s creepy and gross. It’s also illegal in some places. We don’t want to see your junk unless we ask for it.

Lying About Their Relationship Status

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Some men think that lying about being single or married is a good way to get more attention from women. They think that women will find them more desirable or mysterious if they have a secret partner. However, this is absolutely not the case. Lying about your relationship status is a sure way to lose our trust and respect.

Mansplaining Things to Us

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We appreciate it when men share their knowledge or expertise with us, but not when they assume that we don’t know anything or that we need them to explain everything to us condescendingly. Mansplaining is when a man explains something to a woman that she already knows or that she can easily understand on her own. It’s condescending and insulting.

Interrupting Us When We Speak

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We hate it when men interrupt us when we’re trying to make a point or share our thoughts. It makes us feel like they don’t care about what we have to say or that they think they know better than us. Interrupting us is rude and disrespectful.

Negging Us or Giving Backhanded Compliments

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Some men think that negging us or giving backhanded compliments is a good way to flirt or make us more interested in them. They think that by insulting us or pointing out our flaws, they will lower our self-esteem and make us more eager for their approval. This mindset is flawed. Negging or giving backhanded compliments is just mean and manipulative.

Not Taking No for an Answer

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We have the right to say no to anything we don’t want to do or anyone we don’t want to be with. We don’t owe anyone an explanation or a justification for our choices. Some men think that they can persuade us or pressure us into changing our minds by being persistent or aggressive. But this is not cool or romantic. It’s creepy and scary.

Taking Pride in Fights and Prison Time 

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If you want to impress a woman, don’t brag about fights or serving time in prison. In reality, it’s just the reverse. Such conduct just demonstrates immaturity, creating a bad first impression. It is best to steer clear of these things and concentrate on talking about more positive issues.

Being “Alpha”

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Many women find it silly and unappealing when men act like “alpha” males and tear other people down. There are a ton of more intriguing conversations to have than to waste time talking about a waitress’ body weight. Try being sincere and courteous in place of the overused and meaningless idea of alpha and beta if you are trying to impress women.

Obsession With Sports

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While being a fan of sports is a popular pastime for many individuals, an excessive obsession with sports can be annoying to those who don’t share the same level of interest. When someone’s conversations, activities, and free time revolve solely around sports, it can make it difficult for others to engage in diverse topics or find common ground for conversation. Additionally, constantly dominating discussions with sports-related topics can alienate individuals who have different hobbies, interests, or experiences they would like to share.

The Worst Hobbies Women Find UNATTRACTIVE in Men

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It is great to have a hobby so that you can enjoy the things that are good for your mental and physical health. If you are a man, however, you might want to think twice about these 10 men’s hobbies that women find deeply unattractive.

Time to LET GO: Gen X Trends That Have OUTLIVED Their Relevance and Should Be Retired

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Embracing the winds of change, it’s high time to bid farewell to these 10 Gen X trends that have lost their relevance and should gracefully make their exit from the cultural stage.

10 STUPID Things MEN Think Make Them Look More “Manly”

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No matter how many times men are told they do not have to conform to stereotypes they do these stupid things to make them look more “Manly”.

HILARIOUSLY Relatable Signs That Prove You’re the Life of the (Introvert) Party!

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Discover the humorous side of introversion with these laugh-out-loud funny signs that perfectly capture the life of an introvert.

10 Things All Men Have Done at Least Once According To Other Men

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Here are ten man-based perspectives on what all men have probably done at least once.