A guy who wants to be "in charge", the leader, making the decisions.
A lot of women are drawn towards a man that (other men) admire. Even in high school they want to be with the "captain" of the basketball, football, or baseball team. He's seen as the "top dog" and if he's her guy then it means (she) is "special". In his world women aren't equal to men. They're to be protected and taken care of much like children. He only respects other alpha male competitors.
Unfortunately many women come to realize that a "take charge" guy is oftentimes also "controlling" and "manipulative". He's always "right" and is not a fan of "compromise". Confidence becomes arrogance, protective becomes possessive, and she goes from being an adult to a powerless child not wanting to make decisions that may upset him.
I'd describe this person as someone who takes charge. Most of the time, they're leaders who are out spoken and aren't afraid to take risks. These types of people are:
2. Famous people
The reason these people are considered alpha dogs is because they're not scared of saying what's on their mind. To become an alpha dog, all you need to do is say what's on your mind, do some exercises to increase your confidence, and be confident!
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