Thug Love

Why Women Are Attracted to Bad Boys

by Dr. Raymond D. Petty, Ph.D.



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/27/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 162
ISBN : 9781499068634
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 162
ISBN : 9781499068627
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 162
ISBN : 9781499068641

About the Book

Thug Love: Why Women Are Attracted to Bad Boys is the Wikipedia of questionable relationships. Dr. Petty conducted seven years of research, using surveys, group discussions, and case studies among women and men to answer this age-old question. In doing so, he develops a profile of the Bad Boy, analyzes women’s thinking behind such behavior, and provides tips, tactics, and theories to help women turn their risky behavior into responsible behavior.

About the Author

A native of Washington, DC, Dr. Raymond Petty serves as an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Maryland University College, Bowie State University, and the College of Southern Maryland. He earned his doctorate degree in educational and social psychology from Capella University. His expertise in these specialized areas of psychology, along with his master of arts degree training in counseling psychology from Bowie State University, has played a major role in the development of his extensive research on why women are attracted to bad boys. Dr. Petty is an accomplished musician and enjoys playing the piano, teaching, writing, singing, and traveling.