Yes, the reason that nice girls fall for these guys is because they feel that they are uncool as their parents' overprotection made them feel insecure (do they protect me that much because being a girl means I am also an idiot who cannot protect herself? Another reason is that overprotection means no excitement at all and the bad boy symbolises the fun and freedom these girls wish to have. I came from a nice home, good parents, college bound.So make your daughter feel that you trust her, that she is smart enough to take care of herself and miracles will happen. I didn’t change my dating habits until I realized that how badly I hurt several of these bad boys after a breakup. Unfortunately, some of this risk-taking may result in trouble with the law which is not lost on mothers but seems to be an outcome lost on the daughters.Having explained why "bad" boys are desirable, I will now attempt to answer your second question which is: 2. I do not suggest forbidding her from seeing these boys because that will most likely create a Romeo and Juliet effect where they become more attracted to the forbidden fruit.
My oldest is a 17-year-old girl and the other two are 10-year-old twin girls.
Sadly, our society perpetuates the myth of the exciting bad boy.
There is nothing exciting about having a teen daughter in tears after being handily dismissed by one of these boys after he has chewed her up and spit her out. For more articles like this see: Interesting article.
Yes, these bad boys may be physically attractive, but that's where their good qualities end.
They tend to be inattentive, disrespectful, in trouble, and generally quite full of themselves.