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View Poll Results: What's the closest to an alpha female?
Type 1 6 27.27%
Type 2 10 45.45%
Type 3 6 27.27%
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:31 AM
 
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is an alpha female a woman who knows what she wants in a relationship? Is it someone who takes the reins in their career? in what context are you trying to define the term?
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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How exactly would you describe an Alpha Female. Does that work in her favor in most aspects or do you think that is a double edge sword? Do most women hate those types?
"alpha female" official definition:

(biology) the dominant female animal in a pack
(context, by extension) a self-assured and strong woman


Personally, I think women prosper better in all relationships (personal, professional, financial) when they accomplish a balance and are not too extreme in any behavior one way or the other.

Those who ARE extremists do have a tougher road to navigate and many roadblocks along the way.
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:44 AM
 
Location: On The Road Full Time RVing
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How exactly would you describe an Alpha Female. Does that work in her favor in most aspects or do you think that is a double edge sword? Do most women hate those types?
An Alpha Female is a woman who wants to be the head and take
the lead over every thing and also dominate over all others,
including friends, family, spouse, boyfriends, etc.

Most men do not like them ! ! !
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:54 AM
 
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"alpha female" official definition:

(biology) the dominant female animal in a pack
(context, by extension) a self-assured and strong woman


Personally, I think women prosper better in all relationships (personal, professional, financial) when they accomplish a balance and are not too extreme in any behavior one way or the other.

Those who ARE extremists do have a tougher road to navigate and many roadblocks along the way.
I agree with this. When I was younger I used to be a people pleaser and a total pushover who never said no. When I go to college, my roommate said I should be able to stand my ground and say no if I didn't want to do something, so whenever we were in a situation like that she would force me to do what I wanted and not what others wanted. I learned that I can still be a very nice person, but stand my ground at the same time. I owe that roommate a lot because finding that balance has helped me a lot in life (I still struggle saying no sometimes, but definitely not as much as before)
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:57 AM
 
Location: USA
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An Alpha Female is a woman who wants to be the head and take
the lead over every thing and also dominate over all others,
including friends, family, spouse, boyfriends, etc.

Most men do not like them ! ! !
.
Bill Clinton married one and we see how that went
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:02 PM
 
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The conception of an alpha female so far is off.
Personally, I don't mind. The world is a better place because of it.
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I had an alpha female girlfriend once. I am pretty alpha male myself so we both clashed. We understand each other very well and we are still very close to this day. We just don't mesh well in a relationship.

She would be the type to control me in the relationship. She would want to have the cards to deal in the relationship. If it were up to her, I would probably have no say in what we did or who we hung out with. She was very controlling. In her professional life though, it comes in quite handy.
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:30 PM
 
Location: On The Road Full Time RVing
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The alpha female has an uncanny ability to make men chase her. Her talent is very distinct from that of the "alpha male," a man whose aptitude for chasing women is finely tuned. But the alpha female's talents are special, and consequently, chasing her might be your biggest dating challenge yet.[LEFT]
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I would not put up with one ! ! ! ...
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:34 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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An Alpha Female is a woman who wants to be the head and take
the lead over every thing and also dominate over all others,
including friends, family, spouse, boyfriends, etc.

Most men do not like them ! ! !
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Agreed. Maybe some guys from the numerous "Be a bad boy or you will die alone and get no action" threads might like them. I aint drinking the Kool aid, That's for sure.
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Land of Thought and Flow
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Meh. I've been called an "Alpha Female" numerous times. I just do what I do and try to do it to the best of my ability and not put up with bullcrap along the way. If I'm aiming for something, I'll get my mark one way or another - though I refrain from using under-handed techniques.

It's not like I try to be a dominant person. It's just that others just naturally submit to me. I can't figure it out; it just happens.
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