buying drinks, presents, jewelry), calling it supplication.Many members of the seduction community work on their "game" (seduction skills) by improving their understanding of psychology, their confidence and self-esteem (termed "inner game"), and their social skills and physical appearance (physical fitness, fashion sense, grooming) ("outer game").Within the community, seduction lairs are underground meeting groups for men devoted to the study of seduction as it is taught in the seduction community.
In 2005, journalist Neil Strauss wrote The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, an exposé of the seduction community.
A "lair" typically involves two elements: an online forum and group meetings.
These elements are used as resources for men who want to learn to become well-versed in how to successfully attract women.
S.-based PUA speaker and instructor Julien Blanc was denied entry to both the United Kingdom and Australia after he published You Tube videos explaining and demonstrating behaviors such as grabbing women by the throat, and forcing their heads towards his crotch.
Research by Nathan Oesch of the University of Oxford Department of Experimental Psychology, however, confirmed attraction and seduction principles, as described in Strauss' books on the subject, do have a factual basis in social, physiological and evolutionary psychology.