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The PUA community itself originated with Ross Jeffries and his students.In the late 1980s, Jeffries taught workshops, promoted a collection of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) techniques called "speed seduction" (SS), and published a short book of his techniques, How to Get the Women You Desire into Bed.Lairs first began as study groups soon after Ross Jeffries released his first products and began teaching sometime in the early 1990s.A "lair" typically involves two elements: an online forum and group meetings.The use of pickup in this context, slang for making a casual acquaintance with a stranger in anticipation of sexual relations, was popularized by the 1970 book How to Pick Up Girls by Eric Weber, More recent works of pickup artist culture include Neil Strauss's book, The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists, and the 2007 VH1 reality television series, The Pickup Artist, starring the pickup artist Mystery.The pickup artist Roosh V has self-published 14 books describing techniques for seducing women.Other exponents established themselves in roughly the same era, but lacked contacts with each other.In 1994, Lewis De Payne, then a student of Jeffries, founded the newsgroup alt.(ASF), The community was brought to greater mainstream awareness with the 1999 drama film Magnolia, in which Tom Cruise portrayed a charismatic yet embittered and emotionally-troubled pickup guru who was loosely modeled on Ross Jeffries.
Many pickup artists work on their "game" 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").The community was further publicized with the television show The Pick Up Artist (2007–2008) on VH1.Within the community, seduction lairs are underground meeting groups for men devoted to the study of obtaining sex taught in the PUA community.One example of wishful thinking of what is possible when it comes to the power of language is the Pick-up Artist (PUA) paradigm.
PUAs are a community of self-designated or aspiring seduction experts; and it should come as no surprise that most members are men.Pickup artistry (PUA), self-identified as seduction community, or pickup community, is a movement of men whose goal is seduction and sexual success with women.