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Old 22.11.2011, 20:37
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Re: Alpha Females

Why should the term alpha-female describe a woman who mimics an alpha-male?

It can just as well be the older and wise aunt who is holding the family together and shows qualities like empathy, active listening and good advice.
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:41
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Re: Alpha Females

True Zymo, but that's a Matriarch, not an Alpha female.
Nice description though
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:44
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:49
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True Zymo, but that's a Matriarch, not an Alpha female.
Nice description though
A matriarch is one kind of alpha-female just like the patriarch is an alpha-male imo. I wouldn't put so much of negativity to the term alpha-female but like to see them as women who are true to themselves.
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:51
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Why should the term alpha-female describe a woman who mimics an alpha-male?
So true.

An ex-GF of mine was Latin American and we went over there to see her folks several times. Her gradma and great-grandma (who was coming up for 100) were the real bosses of the family and even the most macho of the male descendants and in-laws would follow their wishes to the letter. Interestingly they didn't have to say much but just made a few subtle hints and everybody understood what had to be done. But interestingly when dealing with any aspect of the outside world it was the males who pretended to be in command and got loud if necessary and the females shrunk back to almost inivisibility. It was facinating to see how their roles switched in that interaction.
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:52
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If you think this is utter nonsense, ask yourself a question:
Do you want your 12 hour long haul flight pilot to be a man or a woman ?
Do you want your child's surgeon to be a man or a woman ?
I honestly don't care. I don't think having/not having a penis affects how good of a surgeon or pilot the person in question is. Well, if possible I always prefer female doctors, but just because I'm more comfortable with them, I'm sure men are just as capable.
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Old 22.11.2011, 20:58
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Re: Alpha Females

The term alpha-female has a different meaning


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Old 22.11.2011, 22:08
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The term alpha-female has a different meaning

Is that the cover of your autobiography Sky?
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Old 22.11.2011, 22:37
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The term alpha-female has a different meaning

Gosh, edit it out, how does one protect her privacy with her image all ouva da place...

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Old 22.11.2011, 22:59
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EDIT- kittens added.

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Old 22.11.2011, 23:10
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Er.. and yet, this American female has never heard of it. What part of being on a Tram in Switzerland makes you automatically jump to American?
I din`t know VBZ tram goes to America
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Old 22.11.2011, 23:52
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Re: Alpha Females

alpha-female is simply the dominant female of a group. this is the head cheerleader in american teen movie terms.
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Old 23.11.2011, 00:17
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I din`t know VBZ tram goes to America
There is a VBZ tram in San Francisco I believe

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Old 23.11.2011, 06:58
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Re: Alpha Females

Dear Mr A,
Keep the conversation on topic. It isn't about obedient little betas with a meaningful life. Please revert your attention back to the hot kick-a** alphas you were yearning for.

Now those alphas, are they appealing or a turn off ?
How do they appear to the opposite gender ?
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Old 23.11.2011, 08:09
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You actually take a bus for a two minute commute?

How far is it, 200m?

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Old 23.11.2011, 08:15
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If you think this is utter nonsense, ask yourself a question:
Do you want your 12 hour long haul flight pilot to be a man or a woman ?
Do you want your child's surgeon to be a man or a woman ?
I tend to prefer women who operate in a male dominated field, as I feel, that they'd have to be so much better that their male counterparts (certainly doesn't have to be the case)...plus I always had a soft-spot for the underdog...hence, my dentist is a woman and my doctor is a woman.

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....and that's what we love about you.
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Old 23.11.2011, 08:18
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Now those alphas, are they appealing or a turn off ?
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Let's take a look at Angelina Jolie (you can start panting, guys)

A beautiful woman, a loving mother of 6 children, an international ambassador for whatever organisation, an accomplished actress, an adoring wife who has Brad Pitt as a lover and father of some of her children and to top it off, is very rich.

What's not to like?

There's no such thing as a perfect woman. She seems phony in my eyes.

(OK, guys, you can zip it up now.)
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Old 23.11.2011, 08:19
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Let's take a look at Angelina Jolie (you can start panting, guys)

A beautiful woman, a loving mother of 6 children, an international ambassador for whatever organisation, an accomplished actress, an adoring wife who has Brad Pitt as a lover and father of some of her children and to top it off, is very rich.

What's not to like?

There's no such thing as a perfect woman. She seems phony in my eyes.

(OK, guys, you can stop panting now.)
I don't like her at all. (damn, I must have some weird taste in women )
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I don't like her at all. (damn, I must have some weird taste in women )
Goodness, I wasn't expecting that from you. Why the lack of attraction?
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Old 23.11.2011, 08:28
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Goodness, I wasn't expecting that from you. Why the lack of attraction?
She seems plain...don't know, can't really explain it.
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