So while he still plays a loser on-screen, he is nevertheless a hero to us betas everywhere.
You know, those guys who, on arriving in any room, can simultaneously make every female heart flutter, and who collect phone numbers like I once collected episodes of The Late Show recorded onto VHS. It's something he wishes was around when he first started dating women. It is believed that women only like alpha males — men who are physically fit, masculine, confident, and out there. They were usually the leader of the pack, and highly respected. As one who's generally been only too happy to step aside for the alphas to get first dibs as per the natural order of things, resigning myself to offering a shoulder to cry on when alpha-guy had inevitably moved on - at least partly in the hope that the shoulder might prove more enticing than the lady might have been expecting - I would have enjoyed reading about others' experiences. Green's material, he says, comes from a combination of first-hand experience and information gleaned from the internet.