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Your Louboutins May Be Scaring Your Baller Away

First of all, I love this pic of Ballerific Chick Angela Yee so I felt it would be a great photo to accompany this blog. Let’s talk about what men think when they check our shoe game. We see it daily, ballers sleep with, party with and even love to be seen with the high price model chick, but when it comes to settling down the everyday around the way girl gets the man almost every time. Why is that? Well your expensive taste may be scaring him away. Don’t believe me? Ask Tia Robbins and her Forever 21 wardrobe why she’s so happily married.



They Fear They Can’t Afford You…

Expensive things give off the illusion that you are high maintenance. Some ballers, although they enjoy the finer things themselves, don’t want a woman who will be too expensive for them. For example, your expensive bags and shoes lead your baller to believe that he will have to maintain the upkeep of that lifestyle for you if things get serious. It may also make him feel that if at any time he loses those riches, you would no longer be satisfied. Your Jimmy Choo’s may be fly but they scream “You can’t afford me!” and now he’s got the impression that you’re all about his pockets.



They Need A Ride Or Die Chick…

For some ballers, the girl that came from nothing and is working hard for hers seems like the more “ride or die” individual. Every baller dreads the day that God forbid, he’s injured and can no longer play the sport that has been paying his bills for years. What happens if he gets traded, what happens if he just can’t cut it anymore? The girl that doesn’t mind cutting back on a few costs appears a little more appealing when the baller thinks of these circumstances. Although your fashion sense does not reflect that you DON’T work hard, some men immediately believe that these things were given to you, either by a man or your parents. Men, bless their heart, tend to forget that women earn their keep just as they do. So a woman in high fashion jeans is the equivalent to a spoiled brat. And who really wants that problem?



A Reminder Of Home…

A lot of ballers are in the spotlight so much that they just want something or someone to remind them of home. A slick ponytail, wife beater, sweatpants and sneakers attracts men just as much as a Fendi handbag and Chanel pumps. After a hard day on the court or a bad day with the press, nothing makes a baller feel more at home than his woman wearing nothing but a smile. When all the money goes away, he knows that no matter what, he can still count on that very same smile. It’s a sense of security for a baller to know that someone may be with him for HIM and not what he can afford.



He Wants To Be Your King…
Men are men. They want to be the breadwinner and they want to be providers. They want to be superheroes. When they see a woman they can turn from Cinderella to a Princess they jump at the opportunity. For a girl who’s never had a real Louis Vuitton bag before, the smallest things excite her. It slightly becomes a control issue. Show her a lifestyle she’s never seen and where could she possibly go? It’s the “It gets no better than this” theory.



He’s Intimidated By The ‘She Got Her Own Chick’
Face it, every man says he doesn’t want a gold digger but he’s intimidated by the woman who has her own. You’re expensive wardrobe shows that you have earned every bit of what you have and don’t need him for a damn thing. It’s great for your ego, sucks for his.



The Key To Getting Around This

The key is to let a man be a man. Let him feel like a winner, even when he’s down and losing. Make him feel that you’ve got his front, back and side to side in every decision he makes. Doesn’t matter who the bread winner is, he wants to feel like the provider. Let him. The key is also not to feel the need to be dressed high class ALL the time. Even Kanye West has Kim Kardashian wearing Jordan’s now. Feel free to let your hair down, kick the Louboutins off and take a back seat. A man will ultimately want the best of both worlds before having the ‘good’ in just one.

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