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Alpha Male

Romance Writers Told This Type of Hero Would Never Sell. These Authors Showed How Hot They Could Be.

Maya Rodale | Posted 09.11.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

When I first began writing romance novels there were very few rules, including the book must end happily and do not write a sports hero. Seriously--even though women crush on them in real life (Hello, Beckham)--they were deemed off limits if you wanted to sell a romance.

5 Reasons Being An Alpha Female Doesn't Work In Over 50's Dating

Lisa Copeland | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Growing up as a product of the '60s and women's lib, which by the way did awesome things when it came to opening doors to previously unattainable careers for women, I learned to follow a philosophy of never needing a man except to make a baby. So like many women of our generation, I became a powerhouse who stepped on men regardless of their feelings.

The Santa Barbara Shooter: That Guy Was in My Class

Kimberly Dark | Posted 07.27.2014 | Crime
Kimberly Dark

Oh. My. God. That guy's been in my class. It was my first thought as I watched Elliott Rodger's youtube channel. All of those cry-for-help videos hav...

George Clooney Meets His Match: An Alpha Woman

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

One of our favorite stars (and an avowed bachelor) has finally met his match -- and she turns out to be a dynamic Alpha Woman! Amal Alamuddin is a human rights lawyer who speaks three languages and once clerked for Sonia Sotomayor.

Naturally Occurring Sex Change and the Rise of the Alpha Female

Justin S. Rhodes | Posted 05.19.2014 | Science
Justin S. Rhodes

Remember Finding Nemo? Well, if the movie were true to biology, then after Coral (Nemo's mom) was eaten by the barracuda, Marlin (Nemo's dad) would have changed sex into a female, and then she may have even had incestuous relations with Nemo. Not exactly Disney material.

Partnership Trumps Power

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 04.27.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

The old hierarchy of Alpha and Beta, in which Alpha males run the show and get their pick of the women, has lost its relevance. For women ready for a serious relationship, setting their sights on the Beta male, who thinks more cooperatively, makes sense.

The One Job I Need An Alpha Male To Do

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I have two small dogs, one extremely brazen coyote, and a need for an alpha male eager to urinate in public. Anyone up to the task?

Alpha Females: Embrace Who You Are!

Neely Steinberg | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

I learned to love who I was at my core, and embrace the fact that a good fit for me partner-wise would be someone who cherished the dominant parts of me and didn't compete with them. When I finally accepted this, I met the love of my life.

10 Alpha Males In Literature

Jill Shalvis | Posted 12.16.2013 | Books
Jill Shalvis

When Jack strips off his uniform, he can cook a mean pancake (and does, for a charity breakfast), and he's man enough to say "I need you." Like a martini, I think that alphas are better with a twist.

Why I Love Men

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Men are simultaneously expected to be pioneering, perfectly-groomed alpha males who, with their bare hands, will chop down a tree and make it into a bed in which they give their partners multiple orgasms, all while perfectly roasting a free-range chicken for dinner.

Gene Study Upends Popular Notions About Y Chromosome

Posted 11.13.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/12/2012 02:24 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The Y chromosome may have gotten a bad ...

Back Off, Stay-at-Home Dads

Amy Wruble | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Amy Wruble

Sometimes when I see stay-at-home dads being all competent and relaxed, hoisting their toddlers with one hand while making realistic elephant sounds, I feel a little threatened.

Obama's Middle Game -- Warm Alpha Male

Maxim Thorne | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Obama has quashed the false race-based narratives, marginalized Romney as too far right, and now positioned himself fearlessly as presidential and a warm "alpha male." And if I am right, Obama has already set up Romney for checkmate.

In Praise of the Alphas

Elizabeth Blackney | Posted 09.28.2012 | Books
Elizabeth Blackney

Gimme a genius, righteous, hot, alpha male hero and all will be right with the world. So sayeth the ladies who are tired of geek culture, video games, and soft hands.

Emma Gray

Study Shows Women Aren't Out To Get One Another In The Workplace

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 06.12.2012 | Women

We’ve seen her depicted time and time again -- Miranda Priestly in "The Devil Wears Prada," Katharine Parker in "Working Girl," Amanda Woodward on "...

Nicki Minaj Reveals Her 'Alpha Male' Side

Salon | Posted 04.06.2012 | Women

The new Nicki Minaj album, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded," is out and set to take the top spot on Billboard's albums next week, despite the fact she’...

Strange Days for the Man of the House

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In a recession where 75 percent of the job losses were by men, there are implications at every point where genders meet -- from the conference room to the bedroom. One of the murkiest of implications, however, is in the living room.

Beta Male Baboons Teach Us How To De-Stress

Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski | Posted 10.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski

After studying alpha baboon males for more than nine years, Laurence R. Gesquiere's team reported that the alphas have as much stress as the lowest-ranking males. It seems that fighting off challengers and guarding access to fertile females comes at a price.

Men Behaving Like Creeps: A Quiz

Richard B. Woodward | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Richard B. Woodward

Male politicians have never been celebrated for their fidelity to their wives or their general propriety with women. Thomas Jefferson was a founding father in more ways than one.

Cruising Along Sex Drive: Hazards Ahead!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"Good morning, gentlemen. Good morning -- we're ready to get started, so if you'd all -- " "Hey, I'm sitting there!" "The hell you are!" "The hell ...

Meet the Boss

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Even as the smoke still hangs over the wreckage of a financial system run amok, many are asking an interesting question about leadership: can women do better?