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Psychology of game: When to EXUDE alpha

Psychology of game: When to EXUDE alpha

This post explores the psychology of game based on academic research in evolutionary psychology. It highlights a few of the circumstances that make women prone to being particularly attracted to men exuding alpha traits.

Of course, this is the Manliness and Humor Blog, so I made it funny as fuck. Please don't let my unbridled hilarity detract from the overall message.

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Summary and Critical Review of "The Art of Manliness": Chapter 5

Summary and Critical Review of "The Art of Manliness": Chapter 5

(also check out the blog's most popular post, Psychology of Game: When to EXUDE Alpha)   If you haven't read the first post in this series--Introduction and Chapter 1, you should. ****************** CHAPTER 5: “THE FATHER” The authors begin by talking about how active fatherhood is important. One of the most important things a father can do is pass the art of manliness on to his sons. CARING FOR A PREGNANT WIFEMen don’t carry and birth babies, but they have an important responsibility to care for and support their wives throughout pregnancy. Here’s how: Don’t freak out or be upset if the...

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Summary and Critical Review of "The Art of Manliness": Chapter 4

Summary and Critical Review of "The Art of Manliness": Chapter 4

(also check out the blog's most popular post, Psychology of Game: When to EXUDE Alpha)   This post is part of a series. You can read any one article as stand-alone, but it will help if you first read Introduction and Chapter One.  ****************** Today I'll discuss Chapter 4: "The Lover." ****************** Go. CHAPTER 4: “THE LOVER” In the long, long ago, chivalry was in its golden age, and it was wonderful. However, that was also a time when women were considered to be inferior, weak, and in need of a man. Today, this view has been abandoned, but this doesn’t mean chivalry...

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Summary and Critical Review of “The Art of Manliness”: Chapter 3

Summary and Critical Review of “The Art of Manliness”: Chapter 3

(also check out the blog's most popular post, Psychology of Game: When to EXUDE Alpha)   If you haven't read the first post in this series--Introduction and Chapter 1--I urge you to do so. That's where you'll find the introduction, which explains why I wrote this Summary and Critical Review series and describes how the article is structured. ****************** Today, I cover chapter 3, "The Hero." ****************** CHAPTER 3: “THE HERO” The third chapter introduces the premise that men must be prepared to put their own self-interests aside when a situation calls for them to take charge and help others. GENTLEMANLY STREET FIGHTINGWhen...

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Summary and Critical Review of “The Art of Manliness”: Chapter 2

Summary and Critical Review of “The Art of Manliness”: Chapter 2

Hey, man. If you haven't read the first post in this series--Introduction and Chapter 1--go do that. That's where you'll find the introduction, which explains why I wrote this Summary and Critical Review series and describes how the article is structured. ****************** Today, I summarize and critique chapter 2, "The Friend." CHAPTER 2: “THE FRIEND” Friendships are crucial for men but modern men no longer enjoy the friendships that their forefathers did. MAN FRIENDSHIPS: THEN AND NOW******************Note: From this point forward, I will refer to man friendship as “manships.”****************** The authors discuss the history of manships and reflect on what...

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