As a result, they may be punished by their girlfriend's/wife's lack of sexual interest, being cheated on, or disrespected as a "push over".
Many of these tactics, however, primarily attract women who are focused on short-term flings with attractive men (see here).
Again though, men pursuing this strategy also report the need to stay vigilant for their partner's waning attraction, signs of cheating, and being taken for granted (much as women in "traditional" relationships do).
With divorce a very real (and punishing) possibility, these men may also choose to think carefully before committing.3) Holding High Standards - yet other men continue to hold high standards for both themselves and their partners.
These are the guys who are often labeled "players", "macks", and "pick-up artists".
With this strategy, men are often able to fulfill their short-term sexual needs—especially within the modern, socially-sanctioned climate of "hook-ups" and causal encounters.