The Catcher in the Rye

what does holden think is skewed about girls perception of guys?

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Holden thinks that girls have a double standard. He says the gravitate toward conceited muscle head jerks. They justify this by saying the boys have an inferiority complex and they feel sorry for them. When girls go out with a nice guy that happens to mention they are captain of the debating team, like Bob Robinson, the girl dislikes him because she claims he is conceited. THere really isn't anyway to win for the nice guys, it's the bonehead jocks that win every time. This, of course, is Holden's perception of girls. He feels they, like most other people, are inherently flawed and "phoney". This fits into Holden's emotional makeup.