Apparently, some men think if a woman wears an ankle bracelet, she is either a lesbian or a prostitute. And don't even ask them about those who carry around their stuff in a backpack instead of a purse!

These things sound unbelievable, but just take a look at the subreddit r/NotHowGirlsWork and you'll discover that some guys have such wild misconceptions about females, it's like they're talking about an alien race.

I honestly don't know how they come up with such... theories. Maybe their ego couldn't handle a breakup, so they invented an explanation on why it was their partner's fault. Or maybe they're just following the wrong people on social media.

Either way, continue scrolling to check out the latest posts from r/NotHowGirlsWork and if you want more after you're done, fire up Bored Panda's earlier piece on the subreddit. Enjoy.

#1

So Apparently, Girls Can’t Wear Pants

So Apparently, Girls Can’t Wear Pants

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Nat Hedley
Community Member
5 months ago

Good thing I don't give a toss about your archaic understanding of modesty.

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#2

Because An Expensive Car Is Going To Make You Less Creepy

Because An Expensive Car Is Going To Make You Less Creepy

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah, ol Patrick Bateman in his limo with his money was sooo good to those women. He sharpened his axe and laid out plastic, so thoughtful.

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Some of the folks who end up on r/NotHowGirlsWork seem to be completely clueless about the woman's body. Which isn't really a surprise. General practitioner, medical researcher, and founder of PrimeHealth Clinical Research, Iris Gorfinkel, M.D., told Bored Panda it's actually shocking how little men know about it.

To illustrate her point, Gorfinkel highlighted a YouGov study in the UK conducted in 2019 which asked British men to label a diagram of female genitalia. "The results were actually abysmal," the doctor said. "Well over half of the men surveyed could not label the vagina or labia, and the majority could not point out where it is that urine comes out."

#3

Is There A Source For Women?

Is There A Source For Women?

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Donkey boi
Community Member
5 months ago

Men: [Say stupid things]. Me (also a man): Can I unsubscribe from this whole gender?

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#4

We're Not Dogs

We're Not Dogs

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Monday
Community Member
5 months ago

Well if their perfume is heavy enough....

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#5

Ideal Wife Criteria

Ideal Wife Criteria

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Kioh81
Community Member
5 months ago

What in the actual heck? Who comes up with this?? W-o-w....

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"There may be a perception from some men that they can get away with not being able to name visible parts of a woman's body, and still understand enough to know what has to go where. But that sets the goalposts pretty low," Gorfinkel explained. "Things were made a whole lot better with just a bit more know-how whatever the starting point may be, there's always more that can be learned."

Gorfinkel thinks men have to educate themselves on women and their bodily functions for several reasons. "First on the list is, of course, sex because sexual characteristics define what genders are, and knowing more about a woman's body is the bedrock to great sex. [For example,] the vulva is on the outside and that's the part that touches clothing. The vulva actually has four parts. The mons (that's where the triangle of hair grows), the hairy outer labia and the hairless inner labia, and finally the clitoris. The vagina is simply a tube. It's a tube that connects the vulva to the opening of the uterus, the cervix, and the cervix can be felt actually when fingers are deep inside the vagina. And what is the clitoris? Its sole function is sexual pleasure. There is actually no such thing as a G spot and vaginal orgasms for the most part do not exist. The clitoris has twice the number of nerve endings that a penis does, and it is critical to the way most women will experience an orgasm."

#6

Well Done Buddy, You Just Figured Out That Human Beings Don’t Enjoy Being Insulted

Well Done Buddy, You Just Figured Out That Human Beings Don’t Enjoy Being Insulted

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Happy_Pandalover
Community Member
5 months ago

idiot

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#7

Ladies, Be Warned About The Power Of Ankle Bracelets

Ladies, Be Warned About The Power Of Ankle Bracelets

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

If it keeps such guys away, I will wear one (or ten) at all times

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#8

Let’s Hope Lucifer Has A Big Party Planned For 2021

Let’s Hope Lucifer Has A Big Party Planned For 2021

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Yvonne Dauwalder Balsiger
Community Member
5 months ago

I hope that dude has at least the courtesy to just drop dead and don't hassle any hospital staff

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Gorfinkel said that another reason to know a woman's body is for a man to better understand his own risks of sexually transmitted infections. For instance, the doctor offered to look at the most common STI, the human papillomavirus or HPV. "Most sexually active women will actually contract this at some point in their lifetime, and nearly all of them are not going to have symptoms from it. But men can get this HPV and it can cause men to develop cancer, including cancers of the penis, cancers of the anus and rectum, mouth, tongue, lips, esophageal and laryngeal cancer. Basically anywhere where there's a mucosa, a wet surface, it can result in HPV."

"There are other STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes simplex, HIV, syphilis, hepatitis, and it's important for a person to see a doctor for regular checkups because so many of the diseases have no symptoms, at least half the time."

And the third reason why men should know more about a woman's body is reproduction. But I sincerely hope this one is self-explanatory.

#9

I’m No Expert But I Think It’s Because It Hurts????

I’m No Expert But I Think It’s Because It Hurts????

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I I
Community Member
5 months ago

LOL

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#10

Wow, And I Never Even Knew

Wow, And I Never Even Knew

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

Nah, it's for the dildo collection

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#11

No Chili For You

No Chili For You

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N G
Community Member
5 months ago

Hey, no Pink Tax! That's...progress, right?

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Then there are the typical incels or nice guys. Counsellor & Psychotherapist Tati Silva told Bored Panda in an interview for an earlier piece that a man who is physically less attractive tends to compensate by being nice to be able to connect to people. However, Silva said they will overcompensate with over-the-top behaviors. "The nice guy will use all the tools to charm the person they are interested in. However, if it is not replicated, the nice guy's true colors come to light," the psychotherapist explained.

“According to Dr. Glover, a nice guy has a sinister side. In the mind of the nice guy, the person he is pursuing should repay his action by becoming his girlfriend or boyfriend, for him that is how these things work. The nice guy will lash out if he does not get what he wants, which might be indirectly influenced by misogynistic entitlement complexes."

Silva said that misogyny occurs unconsciously, connecting with hatred that forms early in life, often as a result of a trauma involving a female figure they trusted. Of course, there are exceptions. “This doesn't apply to everyone, there are genuinely nice guys and girls out there who will be ok to be put in the friend-zone, respecting your opinion. They won’t expect anything back.”

I'm just sorry women have to deal with these men both in real life and online.

#12

Hear That, Extroverted Girls? You Lost Your Soul

Hear That, Extroverted Girls? You Lost Your Soul

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Happy_Pandalover
Community Member
5 months ago

the person, wo wrote this lost his soul.

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#13

Pollution Is Everywhere Nowadays

Pollution Is Everywhere Nowadays

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Nela Rothenbach
Community Member
5 months ago

Right, not because it happens periodically.

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#14

Lmao This Man Has Truly Ascended

Lmao This Man Has Truly Ascended

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Stephanie Johnson
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah....ummmm..... anybody of any pronoun will can say and will say how a persons is acting...a hole ....b hole...d hole... all people can and will react. And if they don't they are thinking it. Cause I've learned in some countries women aren't aloud to speak ill about a man but I know they thinking it if they can't express it

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#15

This Raises So Many Questions

This Raises So Many Questions

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Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
5 months ago

Whoever came up with this has to be an incel

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#16

That’s Not How Any Of This Works

That’s Not How Any Of This Works

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Emma Love
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah Oprah! Wait...

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#17

Yes Because I Actually Want A Completely Dependent Creature At A Time Where I Can't Even Afford My Own Food, That's Why I Have A Cat

Yes Because I Actually Want A Completely Dependent Creature At A Time Where I Can't Even Afford My Own Food, That's Why I Have A Cat

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Kioh81
Community Member
5 months ago

Guess I'm a dude then with my highly trained 140lb Presa Canario.... 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ wtf

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#18

Yikes

Yikes

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Kioh81
Community Member
5 months ago

I thought it was vaguely amusing until I got to the "common uses" part. That part is straight b.s. and whoever wrote that now deserves a throat punch and a chair to the head.

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#19

Found On A Girls vs. Boys Meme. I Guess All Women Share All The Same Musical Taste And Political Beliefs?

Found On A Girls vs. Boys Meme. I Guess All Women Share All The Same Musical Taste And Political Beliefs?

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lunar eclipse
Community Member
5 months ago (edited)

I’ve never listened to rap or hiphop. I’ve always loved slow, melancholic or soothing piano and violin.

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#20

Someone Please Explain To Me Why Men Are So Insistent On Making Claims And Assumptions About Spaces They've Never Been In?!

Someone Please Explain To Me Why Men Are So Insistent On Making Claims And Assumptions About Spaces They've Never Been In?!

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Roxy Eastland
Community Member
5 months ago

He'd know how?

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#21

Guess I’m Brainwashed

Guess I’m Brainwashed

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
5 months ago

Yep, washing our brains clean of nonsense and toxicity

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#22

Are You Talking About Magpies Or Women?

Are You Talking About Magpies Or Women?

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Happy_Pandalover
Community Member
5 months ago

i‘m sure it‘s got to be magpies. though i admit a like sparkly things as well. it doesn‘t distract me from doing my work though.

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#23

Good Thing We Always Smell Nice Because We're Totally Insufferable

Good Thing We Always Smell Nice Because We're Totally Insufferable

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
5 months ago

Men like this are offal. Really really offal.

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#24

Something Tells Me This Person Has Never Had A Girlfriend

Something Tells Me This Person Has Never Had A Girlfriend

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

Wait! I should have offered my lotion? Not pee on his leg????? Dammit

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#25

Btw This Guy Still Believes That Arranged Marriages Are The Way To Go

Btw This Guy Still Believes That Arranged Marriages Are The Way To Go

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Nela Rothenbach
Community Member
5 months ago

True, if they date you....

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#26

Yeah Sure Buddy, 15 Guys

Yeah Sure Buddy, 15 Guys

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Roxy Eastland
Community Member
5 months ago

Someone needs to check his basement . . .

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#27

"Women Are Children You Can Have Legal Sex With"

"Women Are Children You Can Have Legal Sex With"

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

How f*ucked up can one be?

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#28

You’ve Heard It Here Folks... I Guess Lesbian Sex Don’t Exist

You’ve Heard It Here Folks... I Guess Lesbian Sex Don’t Exist

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Demi Zwaan
Community Member
5 months ago

That's just semantics though. In many languages sex was short for sexual intercourse and specifically meant penetration of the vagina by a penis. Now that we are more open about genders, sexual preferences and 'the deed' itself, sex is usually seen as more than just penis/vagina action.

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#29

"This Tweet Is From 1834"

"This Tweet Is From 1834"

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I I
Community Member
5 months ago

We only need to look at the countries with female leaders during covid , heres a hint , they're doing better than male run countries

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#30

I Don't Think This Guy Has Ever Had A Girlfriend

I Don't Think This Guy Has Ever Had A Girlfriend

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Deborah B
Community Member
5 months ago

Dude, when women want a guy to look at their boobs, they take their shirt off. It sounds like maybe this has never happened to you, because no woman has ever wanted you to look at her boobs.

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#31

Protect Her From Overthinking...?

Protect Her From Overthinking...?

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Bettie-Jean Neal
Community Member
5 months ago

Yeah, my second husband tried this crap on me. I've been happily divorced for 6 years.

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#32

Because All Girls Spend All The Money

Because All Girls Spend All The Money

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

"I'm salty because women only spend time with me, when it's paid for."

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#33

A Clip Of A Hunting Shark Somehow Turned It Into This

A Clip Of A Hunting Shark Somehow Turned It Into This

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
5 months ago

My front bumper several months back, and the cctv, and the young guy who got convicted (or at least the judge who heard the case lol) would beg to differ

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#34

Uh, No We Aren't

Uh, No We Aren't

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Marianne
Community Member
5 months ago

Good example for projection.

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#35

Not How Lesbians Work

Not How Lesbians Work

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I I
Community Member
5 months ago

what a douche , pull your head out your azz

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#36

Women Who Own Horses Aren't "Wife Material"

Women Who Own Horses Aren't "Wife Material"

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Equine_Ravenclaw_Directioner
Community Member
5 months ago

Alright. Guess I won't be made out of 'wife material'.

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#37

This Showed Up On My Facebook Memories So I Can’t Recall What Book It’s From, But I Know It’s From An 11th C. Text

This Showed Up On My Facebook Memories So I Can’t Recall What Book It’s From, But I Know It’s From An 11th C. Text

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Cheri Aline Sydney
Community Member
5 months ago

Oh great.... Now we're looking to the 11th century for understanding, advice and unequivocal knowledge about women... "HELLO ! ".. We're in the 21st century...The past is fine for understaning the continuum, but keeping your eyes only on the rear-view mirror will just cause you to run into and over everything in front of you... I'm opting to take the knowledge we've gathered over the last 10 centuries to form a more informed and well-rounded view ...of both women and men !

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#38

How About Let Her Be Her Own Person?

How About Let Her Be Her Own Person?

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Nela Rothenbach
Community Member
5 months ago

Fück you, I'm not a dog!

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#39

Oh, So That's The Reason Why I'm Bad At Math! I'm A Woman. Obviously

Oh, So That's The Reason Why I'm Bad At Math! I'm A Woman. Obviously

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Kioh81
Community Member
5 months ago

I love that they use "family Court" as the basis for the observations.... Aka divorce/custody court. Im guessing the "model citizen man" is getting divorced.

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#40

Had To Repost, But Girls Just *love* Being Stalked

Had To Repost, But Girls Just *love* Being Stalked

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JuJu
Community Member
5 months ago

This isn't dumb, this is dangerous.

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