Some of the world’s most inspiring Alphas (Oprah Winfrey, Condoleezza Rice) have yet to settle down; while many of their predecessors (Coco Chanel, Jane Austen) never did.
Instead of seeking out a testosterone-driven Alpha man to share their life, she argues, they should try pairing up with his responsible, supportive opposite: Mr Beta.
Dr Rhodes, a New York-based psychotherapist, was inspired to write the guide based on her experience of clients looking for love.
“I kept seeing strong, confident women who were concerned that they had missed the boat, that marriage had eluded them because they had wasted their thirties developing their careers,” she explains.
Sonya Rhodes developed this quiz over the course of many months to identify personality traits and relationship styles. This tool is incredibly helpful for people seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and their choices; for those looking for a partner who’s their best match; and for evaluating the issues and conflicts in an already-existing relationship.
Go through the 100 statements below, and check the ones that apply to you. At the end of the quiz, your personal level of Alpha and Beta and personality type will be revealed.
Forward to friends and tell us how you fared on Facebook and Twitter.Has there ever been a better time to be an Alpha female?From Beyoncé to Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg to Dame Sally Davis, public life is full of strong, independent women making their mark on the worlds of entertainment, politics, business and health.We’re learning how to smash the glass ceiling, find our inner tiger mother and balance high-powered careers with a happy home.Like men have done for decades, 21st-century women are finally embracing the “Alpha” within – knowing exactly what they want and stopping at nothing to get it. The Alpha female struggles to find a perfect partner.With her reputation for ambition, determination and success, she can be seen by men as intriguing but intimidating; attractive yet aloof.