There are two types of nice guys — those who get the term from others for being decent human beings and those who attribute it to themselves. Sadly, some self-proclaimed "nice guys", who are actually manchildren or douches, mistake being spineless and pathetic for being nice and they are all over the place.

They might tone down their virtue signaling in real life over the fear of being called out and having to actually deal with a person but show all their true colors online, where the cable provides them with distance and security. Mainly, they go after women on every imaginable platform. However, rejections shake their vulnerable ego and in order to save it from shattering, nice guys attack.

The appropriately-titled subreddit r/NiceGuys collects sightings of these repulsive creatures in order to prepare everyone should they face one of them in the wild. The ridiculous posts paint a pretty vivid picture of what might be waiting for you just a click away, so continue scrolling and check them out. By the end of this article, you'll definitely know how to spot — and avoid — a nice guy.

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We Even Eat

We Even Eat

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Kateryna
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5 months ago

Best comeback ever!

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These nice guys, the often physically unattractive men who overcompensate for their physical and social shortcomings with clingy and over-the-top behavior to women, are relentlessly mocked online.

Dr. Robert Glover, who's studied the issue, agreed that these men are often trying to form "covert contracts" with the target of their affections.

#2

An Honest Observation

An Honest Observation

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Lauren Caswell
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5 months ago

Upvote x infinity

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Psychologist Dr Jesse Marczyk told The Independent: "The men who tend to get stuck in the friend-zone might not be attractive enough on their own (physically, socially, or otherwise), and so try to compensate for their shortcomings by investing in women more than their peers. In other words, they might use kindness to try and make up for what they lack elsewhere."

Their logic dictates that if you meet someone's needs without them having to ask, they should meet yours. So if a man is nice to a woman, she should repay him by becoming his girlfriend, because that's only fair.

"Others typically do not realize these contracts exist and are often surprised when the nice guy lashes out at their failure to keep their end of the deal."

#3

Thought It Belonged Here

Thought It Belonged Here

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Lauren Caswell
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5 months ago

Reinstate said law please! (But not nose biting, maybe a swift kick to the twig and berries?)

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#4

It's Not The Piece Of Plastic

It's Not The Piece Of Plastic

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Loretta
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5 months ago

What is meant with a "piece of plastic"?

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#5

When Will They Realise

When Will They Realise

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Saico Hipe
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah, about that... I am a guy who's been friends mostly with women throughout my life. Not because I expected them to have sex with me, but because I genuinely valued their friendship. Lo and behold, more than a couple of them ended up having sex with me. Even if that didn't continue, we remained friends. In one case it DID continue, and we've now been together almost 5 years. ❤️

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#6

Nice Guy Thinks He’s Better Than Guacamole

Nice Guy Thinks He’s Better Than Guacamole

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Ripley
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5 months ago

Dude honestly thinks that she's putting in a booty call with him after he called her a "f*****g bitch". Talk about being massively deluded.

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#7

At Least Some Justice Was Served

At Least Some Justice Was Served

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Lord Mysticlaw
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5 months ago

Good lord.

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#8

A Self Aware Former Nice Guy

A Self Aware Former Nice Guy

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
5 months ago

I like this one, he made me laugh. I hope he’s found his happiness now he has some self awareness.

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#9

Nice Guy Tries To Insult A Woman And Accidentally Compliments Her Instead

Nice Guy Tries To Insult A Woman And Accidentally Compliments Her Instead

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DKS 001
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5 months ago

lol

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#10

Guess We Can Add Moby To The List Of Nice Guys As Well

Guess We Can Add Moby To The List Of Nice Guys As Well

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Cat
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5 months ago

Savage! And I'm here for it lol

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#11

This One Is So Unbelievable It Sounds Fake... But At The Same Time, I Don’t Doubt It At All

This One Is So Unbelievable It Sounds Fake... But At The Same Time, I Don’t Doubt It At All

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Kateryna
Community Member
5 months ago

Why does this sound like someone who was the annoying 6th grader...

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#12

Not Mine But Shared With Permission. Note How The Apology Only Comes When He Realizes He's Been Blasted

Not Mine But Shared With Permission. Note How The Apology Only Comes When He Realizes He's Been Blasted

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Vorknkx
Community Member
5 months ago

There's that old cliche that "if you love someone, let them go" - there is a certain wisdom in it. And this conversation illustrates it in a very good way.

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#13

When Your Self-Awareness Tank Is Empty

When Your Self-Awareness Tank Is Empty

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Saico Hipe
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5 months ago

A lack of self awareness on this level definitely explains how there are still so many Trump supporters

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#14

Let There Be... Nice Guys

Let There Be... Nice Guys

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Vorknkx
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5 months ago

So "nice guys" are kinda like pets - they perform tricks and expect treats as a reward :D

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#15

“Decent Guy” Only Wants One Thing From His Date

“Decent Guy” Only Wants One Thing From His Date

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Deborah B
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5 months ago

On the plus side, at least he self-id'd as an asshole before she got any deeper in the relationship.

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#16

I (19f) Broke Up With My Boyfriend (25m) Of 2 Months Only To Find Out He Was A “Nice Guy.” Bullet Dodged. The Last Bit Of Our Text Conversation And A Post He Made On Instagram A Couple Days Later

I (19f) Broke Up With My Boyfriend (25m) Of 2 Months Only To Find Out He Was A “Nice Guy.” Bullet Dodged. The Last Bit Of Our Text Conversation And A Post He Made On Instagram A Couple Days Later

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Kateryna
Community Member
5 months ago

Calling her family? What the actual f? What's wrong with him? I hope she is alright.

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#17

This Screenshot From The Social Network Is Just Beautiful

This Screenshot From The Social Network Is Just Beautiful

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Alex T
Community Member
5 months ago

truth

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#18

Why Don't Women Have Sex Wiv Me?

Why Don't Women Have Sex Wiv Me?

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
5 months ago

Why do men watch porn and wank, are we women not good enough for you?

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#19

A Little Too On The Nose

A Little Too On The Nose

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
5 months ago

XD so accurate

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#20

Feed Up With The Whining

Feed Up With The Whining

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Saico Hipe
Community Member
5 months ago

Every time with these incel-types. Like, do you have any idea how much of a turn off it is to hear someone whining about how they're unfuckable? Ever heard the phrase, 'self-fulfilling prophecy?'

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#21

If A Nice Guy Was A 911 Operator

If A Nice Guy Was A 911 Operator

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varwenea
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5 months ago

Not believing her makes him not a nice guy.

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#22

Im A Dude Lmfao

Im A Dude Lmfao

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nanashi
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5 months ago

"unless you got really fat." wow

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#23

Some Honest Reflection On The Nice Guy Mentality

Some Honest Reflection On The Nice Guy Mentality

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Kateryna
Community Member
5 months ago

I appreciate him admitting it and being ashamed

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#24

Charming Alpha Male Asks Me To Break Up With My Girlfriend For Him

Charming Alpha Male Asks Me To Break Up With My Girlfriend For Him

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Elsa May
Community Member
5 months ago

toxic masculinity is a disease

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#25

It's A Bold Strategy, Cotton, Let's See If It Pays Off For Him

It's A Bold Strategy, Cotton, Let's See If It Pays Off For Him

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nanashi
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5 months ago

in what dimension does this kind of threatening works??

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#26

Looking Out For A Bro

Looking Out For A Bro

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Kateryna
Community Member
5 months ago

Talking to someone else doesn't mean cheating or being "slutty"

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#27

“Fedora With Arms”

“Fedora With Arms”

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
5 months ago

That is just stupid.

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#28

And Then I Never Used Bumble Again

And Then I Never Used Bumble Again

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varwenea
Community Member
5 months ago

Drama king. Freak out much?

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#29

Found At A Church LED Dance...

Found At A Church LED Dance...

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RaroaRaroa
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5 months ago

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If this is a school dance, No 4 is OK, as long as it works both ways. Girls should be able to ask and not be rejected too. Although a 2nd request from the same person shouldn't need to be an automatic yes.

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#30

A Facebook Friend Had Her BF Pass Away Recently, And She Shared This Experience From A "Nice Guy"

A Facebook Friend Had Her BF Pass Away Recently, And She Shared This Experience From A "Nice Guy"

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Lauren Caswell
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5 months ago

That is sickening. Oooh her defences are down she just lost her boyfriend, I'm gna creep on over to try and meet my own needs because I can. Oh hell there is a lot of shuddery stuff on this thread

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#31

Here’s A Fun A Guy Who Also Texted My Boyfriend About The Matter (4) I Made This Account Just To Post This

Here’s A Fun A Guy Who Also Texted My Boyfriend About The Matter (4) I Made This Account Just To Post This

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Kateryna
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5 months ago

I don't understand why people think this would work.

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#32

This Guy Commented On A Post About My History Of Sexual Abuse

This Guy Commented On A Post About My History Of Sexual Abuse

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Conrad Strucker
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5 months ago

jesus christ dude there's a time and a place, and it's NEVER and NOWHERE

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#33

Niceguys(™)

Niceguys(™)

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guy greej
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5 months ago

Watches too many movies this gguy. Here's a tip, that never works unless you were already at a stage where you're basically dating without the label.

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#34

This "Nice Guy" Claimed He'd Never Pmed A Girl This Way Before & That He Meant No Offence But His Attitude Changed Dramatically After I Forwarded A Screenshot To His Wife...

This "Nice Guy" Claimed He'd Never Pmed A Girl This Way Before & That He Meant No Offence But His Attitude Changed Dramatically After I Forwarded A Screenshot To His Wife...

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Peeves
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5 months ago

"Flawnt"

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#35

My Former Friend's Decent Into Madness

My Former Friend's Decent Into Madness

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CatWoman312
Community Member
5 months ago

I hope she shows these messages to the new manager. He’s a creep and probably a rapist

Amy Pattie
Community Member
4 months ago

Hard agree. One of them has to go. And it is him.

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Katy McMouse
Community Member
5 months ago

If they work for the same company (I'm assuming they do), HR would be getting screen shots of this daily until his ass is terminated.

Paizleypie
Community Member
4 months ago

Not to be a d***… but I'm gonna be a d***.

Arctic Fox Lover
Community Member
5 months ago

Oh, trust her, it's probably already a living heck.

Tiffany Weathers
Community Member
4 months ago

Hope she shows his boss these and he loses his job

IKL200
Community Member
4 months ago

Why did he even text her at 12:47 AM?!? Creep

Jayce Marcin
Community Member
4 months ago

He's a dickhead and hit grammar is worse than my sense of humor. Hm I wonder why he got ghosted. Maybe it's because he's a giant cockbag

Azure Adams
Community Member
4 months ago

If the guy does work for the business/company, show this straight to HR

Max L.
Community Member
4 months ago

Really ? He think it’s due ?

I I
Community Member
4 months ago

WOW where can i find a nice guy like this ????

Cocoa Beanz
Community Member
4 months ago

"Other guys have had you on your knees" Wtfffff. The lack of respect!! Dude, walk 12 steps off a cliff! Sounds my abusive rapist ex boyfriends.

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
4 months ago

rapist...stalker...serial killer. The worst part is someone thinks highly enough about him they take him at his word at work.

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#36

I'm Just A Gooood Guuuuy, I Need No Sympathy

I'm Just A Gooood Guuuuy, I Need No Sympathy

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CamlikesCookies
Community Member
5 months ago

"love you like a lady should be treated" "kill yourself" these people need to stop.

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#37

And Hes Still Waiting For His Apology

And Hes Still Waiting For His Apology

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Kateryna
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5 months ago

I really hope this guy gets fired. This is inappropriate, ESPECIALLY to coworkers.

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#38

Nice Guys And Creepy Asterisk Crossover Courtesy Of My Boyfriend

Nice Guys And Creepy Asterisk Crossover Courtesy Of My Boyfriend

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Kateryna
Community Member
5 months ago

...that's not discrimination. She won't reject you because you are dyslexic. She will reject you for being too self entitled.

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#39

An Old Platonic Friend Randomly Sent Me A Video Of His Dingaling Because He Was Trying To Be Nice... I Think?

An Old Platonic Friend Randomly Sent Me A Video Of His Dingaling Because He Was Trying To Be Nice... I Think?

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Bernd Herbert
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5 months ago

what is wrong with those people?

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#40

My Stalker Called Himself A "Nice Guy" Today...

My Stalker Called Himself A "Nice Guy" Today...

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Daria B
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5 months ago

The better resolution is to show this to the police.....

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