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A leading cause of The Chick meaning 'girly' or non-combatant.Contrast Amazon Chaser, where guys go for a woman she kicks ass.

The most common way to end the plot was traditionally with An Aesop about equality.

Today, the girl is just as likely to be the protagonist, and the ending is likely to be a Slap-Slap-Kiss.

However, in older (1950 to 1990ish) media the trope is usually played straight and without irony, because writers assumed that young male viewers would see a naturally strong woman as an insult to the hero's (and by transference their own) masculinity.

In lay terms, he's not an Understanding Boyfriend (yet).

Strangely, as far as this trope is concerned her actual inclination and ability to (sexually) assault, maim, cripple, or kill him aren't as important as whether she capable of doing so.

So you frequently find a protagonist who is instantly attracted to a hot girl only to discover too late that she's a black-belt, a professional athlete, or a superhero, and he suddenly needs to find a way to prove he's as tough and strong as her.

Unlike All Guys Want Cheerleaders, this trope doesn't necessarily tap into what the entertainment industry presumes turns guys in the audience on or off — that's more a part of Chickification.

It's not easy for females on TV today to be both beautiful and strong, like the Amazons of Greek mythology. Because All Guys Want Cheerleaders, but no guy wants a girl who can beat him up.

If you must be a Magical Girlfriend, he would prefer the domestic type.

A Huge Schoolgirl or Cute Bruiser all grown up is a threat to his tough, masculine image.

Often he also simply is not attracted to this kind of women.

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