What Is A Beta Female And How To Become One?

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‘Quiet girls can run the world.’ —Rebecca Holman.

There is more than one way to be the boss, and that is by being the beta female.

Beta females are women with a shy, empathetic nature. They consciously choose not to be in the spotlight and instead prefer getting things done from behind.

Often, beta females are mistaken to be submissive and the ones who would not take charge. However, this is untrue. As much as alpha females love to lead and be in a powerful position, beta females choose to be a part of the team and work from the shadows.

They are confident about their position and choose to be led. They have their stand and opinions, which they put forth only when required. If you love ruling away from the spotlight, caring for others, and being the best companion for your partner and friends, you might be a beta female. Read the post to know more about the key characteristics of a beta female.

What Is A Beta Female?

All women exhibit a particular personality; it could be alpha, beta, gamma, omega, or sigma. The beta female is a caring, mellow, introverted, and modest individual who is loved by all and usually the type of woman men want to be with and everyone would like to be friends with. She is amicable, loyal, creative, and artistic by nature, and although not too outgoing, she does not restraint from speaking up when needed.

15 Characteristics Of A Beta Female

Every beta female exhibits a few typical traits that determine their beta personality. If your personality depicts most of the traits mentioned below, you might be a beta female.

1. Go-to person

A beta female is the backbone of every alpha female. She is reliable and smart and the one people approach for solutions, help, and support. She is good at helping others, and her supportive nature often imparts strength to everyone who needs it. The naturally nurturing behavior of a beta female allows everyone to be comfortable around her and seek her advice or help when needed.

2. Career-oriented

A beta female is focused and clear about her career goals. She is hard-working and strives toward accomplishing what she sets out for. She is not drawn by the limelight and fame, and her undivided attention to every task allows her to excel at everything. Her unabashed intelligence and smartness help her go a long way. She rarely competes to win and does not seek admiration and approval for her achievements.

3. Introverted

A beta woman is shy, calm, and less talkative. She is passive and speaks only when spoken to. However, do not mistake this as a sign of under-confidence. She chooses to be so and is secure about her choice. A beta female thinks deeply, and hence is quiet most of the time. Comfortable in her skin, she is not outgoing, and although she talks less, she puts across her point across at the right time.

4. Diplomatic and passive

She does not prefer picking definitive stands and instead likes putting her points forth gently by sugar-coating words to avoid hurting the sentiments of others. Whenever a concern arises, she refrains from being blunt and straightforward and takes the gentle approach to communicate her views and ideas.

She constantly adjusts and does not impose her thoughts on others. She convinces herself to do something she might not be interested in, and her peacekeeping attitude makes her quite popular in her group. Her passiveness makes her approachable, and she usually solves disputes as a mindful mediator.

5. Pragmatic

A beta female is practical and has a rational thought process, which allows her to put things into perspective. Her deep-thinking ability enables her to see things in plain light, which often turns out to be integral in relationships and teamwork. She knows what she is talking about while putting across her pragmatic views and her logic is undeniable.

6. Empathetic

A beta female is compassionate and empathetic towards everyone. She tends to be understanding and senses other people’s emotions immediately and would always step up to offer empathy to her loved ones and is truly considerate about others and their feelings. The ability to share other’s burdens, happiness, or excitement, is one of the key characteristics of a beta female.

7. Caregiver

A beta woman is naturally nurturing and caring. She loves raising a family, being the nurturer, and taking care of her husband and children. Taking care of the little things that her loved ones would revere is a signature trait of a beta female.

8. Creative

She is creative and artistic and usually   adept at fashion, art, and décor. She loves designing her home and being creative with clothes and embraces different forms of art. It will not be a surprise if a beta female chooses a creative field to pursue her career. Fashion, interior designing, visual arts, and such creative careers could be popular pursuits for beta women.

9. Comfortable in taking orders

While alpha females lead their way and take the spotlight, beta females are comfortable being led. A team of an alpha and a beta female goes well as a beta woman naturally makes a great team member. She lets others take charge while she contributes meaningfully towards the team and offers support and strength. She is not insecure about being the backbone of alpha females and understands her vital role as a team member.

10. High moral

A beta female prefers to follow her set of rules and thrives on abiding by her principles at any cost. She is virtuous, spiritual, and down-to-earth, but nothing can come in the way of her morals. She has high standards and principles, and she stands up for herself and others when required. She loves to keep her conscience clean and is difficult to be swayed or influenced.

11. Fashionista

She loves dressing up spectacularly every day as a part of her confidence-boosting regime. Dressing up well is an essential aspect of a beta female’s life for her self-esteem and image. Thus, she ends up being a shopaholic and focuses on dressing immaculately every day. A beta female feels good about having great clothes in her closet, even if it sometimes means having over-flooded wardrobes.

12. Feminine

A beta female is beautiful and feminine and embodies the true essence of womanhood. She loves to be courted and always prefers having the man make the first move. A beta female would prefer a traditional approach in a relationship and gracefully let her man woo her as she settles for trust and love. Once she finds her man who understands her emotional needs, she would do everything in her capacity to keep that love sparkling.

13. Romantic

You may find a beta female being romantic in relationships and enjoying traditional romantic gestures. She adores little gestures such as the holding of hands, forehead kisses, long drives, and romantic evenings. She is also a vintage lover and brings out her romantic side once she finds her faithful companion. She is also patient and sensible about her relationships and does not believe in fleeting romances. Once she finds her man, there is no stopping her from being romantic.

14. Loyal

Commitment and loyalty are important traits of a beta female. She is undeniably loyal and trustworthy in her relationship and with her friends. She would compromise for a worthy relationship and keep her partner first in every aspect of her life. She is thus a perfect partner that most men seek and a best friend that everyone wants.

15. Sensitive

A beta woman is sweet and gentle, and although emotionally intelligent, she can also be overly sensitive. She often finds herself being taken advantage of since she follows her heart and ends up compromising way more than she should. A beta female is emotional at heart, and her sensitive nature enables her to put the comfort of her loved ones before her own.

Beta females are sensible, intelligent, caring, and reliable women sought after by everyone; they are great friends and perfect partners. With so many good qualities, beta females are trustworthy confidantes and keepers. If you seem to have the traits mentioned in the post, be proud because you are a beta female. You are the force of nature, so embrace yourself and gracefully charm the world.

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Shikha Thakur

Shikha is a writer-turned-associate editor at MomJunction. Her core interest lies in writing articles that guide couples through their courtship to marriage and parenthood. She also specializes in baby names. Being a postgraduate in Human Resources, she likes understanding people and their relationships. This reflects in her relationship articles, where she deals with both the rosy and the grey side... more