In this era, where extraversion is lauded and self-absorption seems to be the key to all things, the Alpha Male is seen as the ultimate catch. Well, okay, but what happens when you actually get him? The self-assuredness that was first found attractive turns out to be arrogance. Beta Males are a different type entirely, and make much better companions for myriad reasons. Alpha men tend to place their own wants and preferences as top priority, and put little if any effort into pleasing their partner.
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Attracting the most confident guy in the room takes cunning and skill. You need to prove yourself to be the best match for the leader of the pack. I should warn you: conquering an alpha is not for the innocent or faint of heart. And even if you can attract one, he may not be the right guy for you. It's never easy to date an alpha; they have strong personalities and are often players.
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Often guys think that to be an alpha male they have to be physically imposing, loud, and domineering. But the fact is none of those traits have anything to do with being an alpha male. To find out what it really means to be an alpha male and how you can become one, read on.
Last Updated: March 31, References. This article was co-authored by Lisa Shield. Lisa Shield is a love and relationship expert based in Los Angeles.