Most Helpful Guy
It used to. Made me feel capable and somewhat empowered.
Then I realized how much more fun it was - not to mention pragmatic - to build them up and give them those dreams instead.
Useless relation with the person potentially hating you versus someone who would happily go through fire to help you? Easy pick. Both make you feel as superior.1
Most Helpful Girl
I know many people who love doing that...
Needless to say - they're idiots.2