When you hear the words "alpha male" do you get a positive or negative impression?

  • Positive
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  • Negative
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Most Helpful Girl

  • Yeah its used 99% by a shitty person

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    • It is supposed to be a positive thing but it is more often used as a way of saying I'm better than you.

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    • Thanks for mho!!

    • Sure thing!!

What Girls Said 8

  • I get a negative impression. The guys who call themselves alpha makes are generally douchey jerks.

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  • I can't add to what has already been said. hahahaaha

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  • it totally gives me a negative impression of that person tbh

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  • I get the exact same feeling I get when I hear young people say swag.

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  • Positive if it's said about someone. Negative if someone says it about themselves.

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  • It's positive to me. :)

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  • Seems more negative, like they think they are better than others.

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  • it gives me the "oh look a sexist jerk!" alarm lol

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What Guys Said 9

  • I get a negative impression. Often times when I hear those words it is by people who disagree with my opinion and start calling me a beta male and them an alpha male along with some other harsh words. Considering how rude these self-proclaimed "alpha males" have been to me, I can't help but think of those words with a very negative connotation.

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  • My answer is Yes to both positive and negative impressions.

    In the positive sense, Alpha traits make a male attractive. Most males exhibit them to one degree or another.

    Men who claim to strongly exhibit such traits often use t

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    • In a negative sense: men who claim to strongly exhibit such traits often use there circumstance to their advantage. Acting without regard for others will get you labeled as a douche bag.

      (Sorry that I fat fingered my submission, ignore the last fragment of the main opinion. Thanks)

  • I think of it as a joke. Funny to hear. Like everytime a guy refers to alpha male status, I think of a dude wearing a lion or wolf skins, and going around like Beowulf grunting like an animal.

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  • I always imagine a wolfman leading a pack of wolfmans.

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  • pua dopes...

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  • Negative. Cuz that's competition

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  • Alpha male = Real man ;)

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  • Because of common internet usage (rather than what it ACTUALLY means), the connotation is negative.

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  • I think gorilla.
    A big hairy dumb lump of aggression.
    I know I'm not being fair to actual gorillas.

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