Counseling CHARACTERISTICS OF A MISOGYNIST miÂ·sogÂ·yÂ·nist me-sÃ¤-ja-nist : a hatred of women 1. He's a Knight in shining armor. "I'll save you." 2. He'll zero in on a woman. He chooses her. 3. He's extremely possessive.... always wanting to know where you are and who you are with. 4. He's obsessively jealous... even of your women friends. 5. He has first class spending habits... always wanting more. 6. He can't stand criticism; always on the defense. 7. He's exciting, fun and charismatic. 8. He is a product of a dysfunctional family. 9. He had a poor relationship with his mother. He had an abusive or passive father. 10. His view of reality is distorted.