What’s Behind The Beta

People talk about Alpha and Beta a lot as ways to indicate a woman’s sexual responsiveness to a man. Generally this is shorthand for the “lover-provider” paradigm — the Alphas of course being the lovers, the Betas the providers. This is a useful heuristic in many ways (and a great rhetorical tool, especially if you’re

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The Burden of Power

Someone the other day on Twitter noted how interesting it is reading the biographies of famous people. Not because of what they’re famous for, mind you, but for what they did before. Invariably, their lives weave through all sorts of adventures and tragedies before they end up in their role that defines them historically. I mentioned Churchill

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The Ultimate Date Idea

My sister just sent her youngest off to school today. It’s her kid’s first day of first grade… and my sister’s first day of not having any children running around the house. You’d think she’d be happy, FINALLY some freedom. The reality? Acute depression. She loves babies, and was very attached to her last child.

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Does Age Matter?

Today I got a question from a reporter curious about my perspective on men dating women the same age as them. She was specifically asking me what the benefits are — and believe it or not they do exist — but I’m not one to gloss over context. Here’s the bulk of what I sent

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Resentment Is A Frame Trap

This past Saturday was just “one of those days.” My wife and I had a wedding to go to in Eastern Connecticut, and had an early 7AM train we needed to get on to make it. We were running close to the wire when we entered the station, but fortunately we saw the track next

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The Hidden Game

Meet different people, you’ll realize they all like different things.Some are big on sports, others music, a handful ideas. We all only have a few interests in common. Food. Sleep. Physical comfort. (Maybe) Sex. And stories. Without exception, EVERYBODY is interested in stories. Stories are simply written into our DNA. Most of us in the

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Does Dread Game Work?

Let’s talk a bit about “dread game.” It’s probably one of the most controversial aspects of “the red pill,” and I know a lot of guys have a hard time coming to terms with it. Basically, it’s sending the implicit message to your woman that she is at risk of losing you. This could be

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