How much effort should you expect from someone you're dating? If they're not texting you back, should you throw in the towel? Is it possible that they are just SUPER BUSY and don't have time to give you the attention you need?
We live in a society that harps on the importance of the alpha male and male domination. The alpha is strong, powerful and takes whatever he wants. He is popular with women and is always the leader of the pack.