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10 Tricks to Being One of the Guys ...

By Marie

Looking for ways to be one of the guys? Some girls are comfortable at a spa day with a bunch of girls, and some girls are just as comfortable surrounded by a group of guys and watching some basketball. There are benefits to both of these personalities, but there are some tricks and catches when you are a girl that loves to hang out with guys. Here are some easy ways to be one of the guys.

1 Get in-between Friends Relationships

When your girlfriends know that you have the in with a guy they may use you in order to get close to that guy. This leads to you getting stuck in the middle of your friends potentially budding or breaking romantic quest. This can be tricky to negotiate and could eventually lead to falling out if you aren’t careful.

2 People Won’t Believe You Don’t Have Ulterior Motivation

“Yeah right, you hang out with all these guys and don’t want to sleep with any of them?” This will be a constant question you will receive from anyone and everyone and it will be hard to prove them wrong. This can lead to problems with any future dating prospects and boyfriends.

3 Girlfriends Will Always Have Their Eye on You

When a member of your boys crowd gets a girl, she will always have an eye on you and your interaction with the group. Your closeness with the guys can be seen as threatening to a girlfriend and will put you in some awkward situations with territorial women.

4 You Are Not Actually One of the Guys

Surprise! You’re not a guy, and when the guys think of explicit guy events or want a guy's only fantasy football league you will not be asked to join. They don’t mean this as a diss, they are just being guys. So don’t feel left out and share some time with your girls.

5 Experts at Thinking That Guys Aren’t Interested in More

As much time as girls spend with other guys, these girls are experts at misreading romantic intentions from friends or other guys. When you are natural around guys and comfortable being their friend, you might misread the attention for just another friendship.

6 Mislabeled as a Flirt

This ease around guys makes you more comfortable talking to boys than other girls. So when you talk to new guys like this, they may see it as flirting when you are just buddying out.

7 Guys Can Be Brutal

Advice is great from your guy friends because they come from a different place than your girlfriends. However, guy advice is way more brutal than girls. They will call you out on your shit and be blunt and straightforward in their opinion. So be ready.

8 Cock-blocking

When you’re hanging out with a bunch of guys, other guys will not be that motivated in coming over to hit on you because they are intimidated. Guys will also be protective of you and may want you only with the ‘best’ and try to distract you while you’re talking with a guy that they might not deem as good enough.

9 Proving You Know Your Stuff

Your guys will know that you know your sports, however, a lot of other guys may need proof of your intelligence simply because you are a girl. This will always annoy you and trigger your fight instinct.

10 You Will Need Your Girls

Boys are great friends, but you will need to be sure to make time for you girlfriends. Girlfriends need their time and will notice who you spend time with more than guys. So make sure you give them their time, for their sake and more for your sanity, and of course, we love our women.

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