"Good girls love Bad guys"- Are these "good" girls really that good?

The age-old question - Why do good girls love bad guys? The sweet, wholesome, girl-next-door, all-around sweetheart falls in love with the rebellious, unorthodox, "doesn't play by the rules" tough guy from across the tracks and does just about everything, including lying to her parents, just to be... show more The age-old question - Why do good girls love bad guys? The sweet, wholesome, girl-next-door, all-around sweetheart falls in love with the rebellious, unorthodox, "doesn't play by the rules" tough guy from across the tracks and does just about everything, including lying to her parents, just to be with him.

My question is are these girls really that "good" or are they actually deep down just bad as the guys they are attracted to and do you think that pursuing a relationship with someone you may KNOW off the bat is bad news says something about you and your character?

What would make a truly "innocent" young woman fall for an unsavory character? Is it because they are naive to people like that and doesn't see them as being bad or is it because these types of guys help bring out what was already there all along?
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