Men Are Sharing The Things Women Do That Aren’t A Turn-On

Recently, the question was posed on Reddit, “Fellas, what’s not as attractive or sexy as women think it is?” Well, the men of Reddit more than delivered. They shared hundreds of replies to let us know exactly how they feel about the opposite sex.

Keep reading to see what they have some serious issues with when it comes to supposed sexiness. Apparently they really don’t like anything that sounds like a baby voice.

Don’t Flirt With Dad

Niki DeMartino (L) is seen wearing an Oh Polly blazer with Coquette shoes and a Louis Vuitton handbag and Gabi DeMartino is seen wearing an Altered State jacket with a Burberry handbag in Tribeca on August 14, 2019 in New York City
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“Flirting with my dad when trying to make me jealous.” –Serious-Wrongdoer999

Ok, this one has to be a joke, right? What girl would seriously flirt with her boyfriend’s dad? We really hope this didn’t actually happen.

No Baby Voice

Mother Marina and baby Vivienne (no last name given) amongst daffodils in St James's Park, London,
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Photo by Aaron Chown/PA Images via Getty Images

“Baby voice. Just no.” –Lumpyalien

It looks like men really, really hate it when women use a baby voice in a “romantic” way. This is something that everybody should stay far away from.

Ogres Have Layers

Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz show up dressed as Princess Fiona and Shrek to Klum's 19th Annual Halloween Party at Lavo on October 31, 2018
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Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

“When they take a human appearance over their natural ogre appearance looking at you, Fiona.” –mvdenk

Ok, we love this commenter. Are you team ogre Fiona or team human Fiona?

Word Games

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Photo by Ana Fernandez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

“My current girlfriend would purposely bring conversations to a dead end to see if I would keep talking to her and bring up new topics. She was interested in me and was trying to find out if I was too by continuing to talk to her.”

“However, it came off as she is not at all interested in me and did not want to continue talking to me. Please don’t do this to anyone ever.” –ScarilySmug

Don’t Be Stupid

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Photo by Emma McIntyre /AMA2020/Getty Images for dcp

“Acting dumb.” –cnnispoison

Yeah, smart women are way sexier than dumb women. It’s nice to know that you don’t have to dumb yourself down to be accepted by a man.

Don’t Play Games

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Photo by Ana Fernandez/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

“Intentionally difficult-to-read signals of interest. I don’t consider myself dumb at all, but I’m no genius either.”

“If it feels like I’m trying to decode hieroglyphs with you, I’m probably gonna give up.” –Rakanadyo

Be A Good Person

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Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images

“Putting other girls down. Gross.” –AL3XD18

Women should support other women. It’s nice to know that this is something that’s important to the men of Reddit too. Just be a good person!

Don’t Make Comparisons

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Photo by Paul Miller/Getty Images for Sport Singapore

“Don’t compare us to an ex, even if we have a bigger ****, you’re just building paranoia that we’re constantly being compared to someone else.” –nnahnhoj

Yeah, this isn’t a nice thing to do to someone.

Don’t Be Toxic

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Photo by Paul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images

“When they think being crazy is like a positive or attractive thing. Like “Yeah I punch my boyfriend if he doesn’t pay attention to me I’m quirky lol”. Like no you’re just toxic.”

“Abuse isn’t funny when women do it, and I wish we’d quit normalizing it. Granted, we’re getting better.” –Dookuwasaboss

Be Yourself

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Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP via Getty Images)

“Being anything other than genuine.”

“It’s really hard to do, since we’re all scared that if we let people see our true selves, they won’t like us, but the truth is that the true you is the most beautiful you.” –Big_Happy_Smiles

Improve Your Communication Skills

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“Basically any intentional misdirection. Like playing games, hard to get, only hinting towards feelings, never saying anything, etc.”

“Like I don’t think I’ve ever looked at someone and went “oh, they can’t communicate at all, god I wanna date them”.” –Blujay1217

Don’t Play Hard To Get

A couple kisses on Valentine's Day in Times Square on February 14, 2021 in New York City.
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Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

“Playing games and hard to get. I want someone who wants to be with me. Also, I’m not gonna get jealous if another guy flirts with you.”

“If anything, it makes me feel good knowing that you want me over some guy I see as more attractive than myself.” –explodingterminals

Frost Those Tips

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Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images

“Pretending to not notice me. This trend has caught on something fierce after getting my tips frosted.” –CapitalGains42

Are you sure that Guy Fieri didn’t write this post? That guy knows a thing or two about frosted tips.

Don’t Be Dramatic

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“Being ultra-dramatic up and down. To be fair I think this works when young women do it with young guys, it draws them in.”

“But as guys emotionally mature and figure out what they want out of life it becomes more of a red flag than a “manic pixie dream girl” situation. The female equivalent of the “bad boy.” –lcl82

Be Genuine

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Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

“Don’t fake interest in my interests. If you don’t like football or video games just say so.” –Biggestnerdhere

It’s not a great idea to be fake. The person you’re with should love you for you.

Current Trends

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Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images

“The Kardashian look. Pumped up lips and a disproportionately large butt are a huge turnoff for me. It’s just not natural.” –37corecneps

To each their own, I guess. Some people are actually into the Kardashian look.

Give Him Some Space

: A couple poses together kissing on Valentine's Day in Times Square on February 14, 2021 in New York City.
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Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

“Girls being toxically controlling and overbearing, like a girl not letting her bf have any time to himself and always have to know what he’s doing.”

“And then when you try to see what she’s doing she blows up in your face. Why do girls think that makes them look cute?” –LigmaMelon

You Can Be Comfy

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Photo by Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images

“Uncomfortable shoes. I hope you feel attractive and sexy in them, because wow, it’s painful to watch you hobble and struggle through the carpark.” – make_onions_cry

It’s good to know that we can wear flats and still be sexy.

The Truth About Fake Lashes

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Photo by Horacio Villalobos#Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

“Those lashes that cause typhoons when they blink.” –hungry_lobster

Well, it turns out that men really don’t like fake eyelashes. That’s good to know because they can be pretty uncomfortable sometimes.

Hold Onto Your Eyebrows

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Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images

“Drawn on eyebrows. makeup as a whole is fine, but shaving off your eyebrows just to draw them on just turns me off.” –LordCorporation

Men sure seem to have a lot of opinions about makeup…

Eat Your Fill

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Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images

“Barely eating anything when we go out for food when I know they want more.” –a1565

Don’t be afraid to eat your fill, ladies. You’re human. We know that it takes more than two french fried to make you feel full.

The Problem With Fake Nails

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Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Warner Music Group

“Fake nails/super long nails in general.” –Ysara

Fake nails can be nice if they’re a manageable length, but when they get really long and unnatural looking, men seem to have a problem with them.

Chocolate Syrup Isn’t Sexy

Ian Desmond #20 of the Washington Nationals has chocolate syrup dumped on him after game by Max Scherzer #31 after hitting winning sacrifice fly to score Bryce Harper (not pictured) from third in the 11inning during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves
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Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

“Chocolate syrup as a sexy sexy addition. Everyone reading this needs to know that drying chocolate syrup turns into an adhesive.” — TeamShonuff

It’s best to keep the chocolate syrup out of the bedroom.

More Baby Talk Issues

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Photo by Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images

“Baby talk. I’m a father, talking to me like a baby just makes my desire disappear and I start becoming concerned about if you’ve eaten or slept or pooped recently.” — MARKLAR5

He’s making fair points.

Don’t Be Jealous

: A couple walks arm and arm during a snow storm in Central Park on February 18, 2021 in New York City
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Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

“Jealousy. All of those challenges on TikTok where people try to make their significant other jealous are stupid and seriously unhealthy.” — buyyouakebab

Why would you try to make your man jealous on purpose. That’s just mean.

Too Smelly

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Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

“Wearing too much cologne/perfume.”

“All you need is a dab of ascent on your neck or your wrists, and the scent shouldn’t be so overpowering that others can smell you from a mile away. The scent you wear should be subtle, but noticeable.” — Professional-Tower76

The Need To Communicate

A couple wearing gloves holds hands while walking in the West Village on Valentine's Day on February 14, 2021
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Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

“Basically any intentional misdirection. Like playing games, hard to get, only hinting towards feelings, never saying anything, etc.”

“Like I don’t think I’ve ever looked at someone and went “oh, they can’t communicate at all, god I wanna date them”.” —BluJay12

The Duckface Phase Is Over

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Photo credit: Marcus Hessenberg / Barcroft Media via Getty Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images

“The duckface look and almost all lip “enhancements” like injections.”

“It looks like your having an allergic reaction and I feel like I need to get you some Benadryl.” —JediAreTakingOver

Say It Like It Is

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Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

“Not being straightforward. One of the most attractive things a woman can do is just tell me what she wants, how she feels, what she likes, etc. it shows a level of maturity that is a huge turn on, and also a huge indicator that a long term relationship might actually work.”

“Communication is the key.” —meh84f