Originally Posted by thunkybunny
Maybe that's it. Alpha males and submissive women are attracted to each other because they feel comfortable with their common lack of confidence.
Please don't generalize Alpha males...
...as with any ranking system, any level can have their douches. I can identify with being an alpha male (bdsm play, sexually, computers etc) and I have a lot of confidence and don't believe I am an ass...I could be wrong of course
Unless I am misreading what you are saying
Like attracts like. Birds of a feather flock together. Insecurity attracts insecurity.
Of course the interesting part of even using alpha beta as reference points is it implies we still rely on instinct for our ranking systems. When in reality intelligence blows most of that natural selection out of the water. Put me in a computer lab, I will be alpha...stick me on a farm with some cowboys and cowgirls, I am not alpha. Confidence in your subject almost has to be the defining piece.