Are you dating an alpha female

However, to acquire the status of Alpha, a female would have to kill a lot more other wolves than a male would. Sonya Rhodes new book, The Alpha Woman Meets Her Match, says that shouldn’t be the case.

Furthermore, to avoid an Alpha-male rising, the Alpha female must have the ability to bully, dominate and even kill the Beta males who insist on attempting to mate with her or otherwise demonstrate their own Alpha status. Rhodes aims to strip the Alpha of its gender clichés; she argues that Alpha women shouldn’t limit themselves to one socioeconomic group or a partner who shares their lifestyle. Common wisdom usually suggests that the alpha man is nature’s winner whilst the Alpha woman is a cold bitch (and the Beta bloke works in IT and still lives with his mum).

Either offer her a couple options or don't be discouraged if she turns down your first one. Alpha females love putting themselves out there, but they know outside of work that takes more planning and more research.

More likely than not, your alpha female will love an unwinding lazy day just as much as she'd love to go hiking.

In my experience, men want their girlfriend to validate them, to adore them, to need them.

Frankly, I’m too busy adoring and validating myself for any of that. And does it make me a "bad investment", relationship-wise? My standards are high, I'm unforgiving and often dismiss men without giving them enough of a chance, shooting myself in the foot.

Although the 30 woman (worn out/settled down/covered in parmesan and kid puke, if Bryony’s column is anything to by) may have given up her high maintenance ways, we 20-somethings are more demanding than ever.

I was recently described as being “not girlfriend material” and I blame the fact that I'm an Alpha woman. I'm also hard to impress, high-maintenance, volatile, easy to bore, and - shockingly, I know - single.

10 Remember: the greatest gift you can give an Alpha woman is the space to be herself without the threat of you leaving.

Instead of expecting her to plan activities, ask her if she feels like doing something. It was never alluring to us to be dependent on another person, but that doesn't mean we don't like sweet gestures.

If she says yes, pull up Groupon or your local paper's website and find something you both would enjoy. You'll find out a lot about this in our Dating & Dollars series, but I see money in relationships pretty simply: You pay for the date if you planned it, never use Venmo unless it's for a significant amount and aim to go 50/50 on the bill unless you are in an unordinary time of financial downfall. It's not a competition, and you'd probably lose anyway. It shows you aren't intimated by our accomplishments and you truly support us.

Every alpha female is used to working her ass off and not getting acknowledged for it.

Sexism is alive and well in the workplace, and you've got to work twice as hard to be twice as successful just to be awarded for being exceptional "for a woman."And although this forced us to develop a higher sense of independent affirmation, it feels that much better to be complimented by our boo.

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