Yes, there's an ego boost that comes from rejecting a man, to be
sure. Definitely a core motivating factor behind harsh rejections.
Most unattractive made-up girls have had negative experiences with
'above their level' guys: pump-and-dumps, for instance. Or they've had
these guys flirt with them half-heartedly, only to ditch them later for
prettier girls. There is often a real ego-protection reason for them to
auto-reject, besides merely the ego boost; they are avoiding a
rejection (and ego hit) they perceive on the horizon. And instead of an
ego hit, they reject the man first, and receive an ego boost.
But there's another reason for harsh rejections too.
The two big reasons for harsh rejections can be boiled down to:
Either one comes with an ego boost, too. Ego protection is your
Status elevation is when a non-top-tier girl rejects a man who is at
or near her status level to boost her own perceived status. Social
ladder climber behavior, in other words. Those
6s-masquerading-as-8s, for instance. People see her reject this guy;
she gets a boost in status. You'll see this one in clubs a lot,
especially in clubs where the girl is not moving around a lot and other
people are keeping tabs on her status relative to the rest of the venue.
The easy metric for which type of rejection you're dealing with is
to ask yourself this: if it was just
her and me, one-on-one, in private, would she still be as rude?
If the answer is "yes, she'd be this rude, or just about", it's
auto-rejection. If it's "no, she wouldn't be nearly this rude", it's