He expects unwavering loyalty — and understandably so. It may have been the case so many millions of years ago, but due to evolution, intelligence is now key.
For an alpha male to be seen as an alpha male, he must be incredibly intelligent. Alpha males often fall into the habit of finding women who value superficial things over intellect.
Since the Sexual Revolution, women have been progressively building their self-worth, assertiveness, social and political power, and this has led to the emergence of a new brand of woman.
The new Alpha Female is sometimes accused of behaving in a masculine manner and is even labeled negatively when she is seen to be acting against her traditional roles.
We go into this in more detail in The Book of Alpha.
Just as Alpha women aren’t demanding bitches, Beta men aren’t passive wimps.” My discomfort with these labels notwithstanding, I’d go a step further: So-called beta males are great, period.
Now, to be clear, I’m not talking about sad-sack, ineffectual, layabout “omegas,” a type that became popular in Hollywood in the wake of the recession, as Jessica Grose pointed out at the time in Slate.
Ask yourself these questions: – Are you more task focused and single-minded than other women?
– Do you see motherhood as something that will happen ‘later’?