This was one of my more popular posts in 2016, and I took some heat over it (as you will see in the comments). Realize this is just my “opinion” and not gospel, but hopefully it will provoke some critical thinking among my readers.
Somewhere along the line, starting in the 1970s, men lost their way. Men came to believe they were responsible for all the relationship woes in the world. It wasn’t true then and it’s not true now. Women were fighting hard for long overdue equality at home and in the marketplace, and somehow in that quest for freedom equality became synonymous with sameness. Men were the problem.
The solution wasn’t for men to become more feminine.
Its been almost 50-years since the gender wars began, and I sometimes wonder if we’ve made any progress at all. The solution wasn’t for men to become more feminine, the solution was for men to become more open-minded and accepting of a woman’s role in the world. There is a difference. I think many women today lament the passing of the alpha male prototype.
Alpha males aren’t brutes.
How do we define alpha males? Alphas aren’t Neanderthals…
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