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giving you the psychological explanation it starts from the early stages of being a little girl, when it was important to compete with siblings and mom for dads attention. The more deprived they felt as a child, the more attention-seeking they a. It pains me to admit that i got so much validation from male attention. In a culture that grants girls and women validation and power based. Attention attention-seeking behaviors protect yourself from the bad behavior of others. homeforumsparentingteenage daughter seeking male attention new reply this topic has 5 replies, 4 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 8 months ago by tir. Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) author posts october 22, 2014 at 630 am 66639 bunnyparticipant hi all, i love the tiny buddha forums & blogs and am just needing tips on how to deal with my 16 year old daughter. It is a brain wiring response to early developmental trauma caused by neglect. 3 the developing brain observes its environment and wires. it didnt matter what the context, she needed to have men and their attention. I can definitely see instances where it has been present in my life. If youre someone who loves attention and thinks no harm can ever come off it, well, youd obviously wonder whats wrong with it. But in reality, being a desperate attention whore can do more damage than good to you. In every relationship or when i am in a crowd, i am obsessed with being at the center of attention. When i do not get attention, even for a short while, i act in a manner that impairs my relationship with people around me. Why do fatherless girls seek more male attention? Okay, so my parents separated when i was 10 and divorced when i was 12(im 16 now) , and ever since they divorced my dad has never really been there for.