In today’s society many athletes are seen as Heroic figures even get treated like they are Gods walking on earth. It’s a shame. But at the same time, they have worked their whole lives to attain a goal and they have reached it. Now they have all the money and fame they could ever wish for. It doesn’t matter if they are attractive or not, it doesn’t matter what kind of persona they may have. They are now the person many aspire to be and who many also aspire to be with. It’s quite interesting when you take a deeper look into dating pro athletes, especially basketball players.
When it comes to dating we are all looking for that special person who we feel completes us. But when it comes to dating professional basketball players we are talking about an entirely different thing. There is a major downside to dating a professional athlete. Here is why. Most of the time, a pro athlete won’t have the time to focus on his significant other because he is always working or has a game out of your city. An NBA player can play up 82 games in a season over a 6month period. This can cause a lot unwanted drama and a lot of paranoia since most of the guys are seen as iconic almost heroic figures in many fans minds. When you factor in that most of these guys are millionaires who love to be flashy and flirtatious it leads many of their leading women to feel as most of their partners female fans will literally do anything to say they “know them”. This is one of the biggest problems in dating a ball player. These young men are just that, young and men. The real question to ask yourself is if you had millions of dollars would you want to be tied down to someone or able to spend your money on who or whatever you want?. Another thing to Keep in mind is who you surround yourself with. Remember that you may have friends who envy your relationship, your money and your status. They may try to take your man from you and ruin your relationship all because they desire to be just like you.
When dating someone who is a professional basketball player you also have to remember that they are paid to show up random events in random cities. They may have to do a commercial in Denver then an appearance in San Antonio all while still having to play two basketball games over the next two days, in two different cities. This can become hectic and lead many females to think they aren’t his first priority. These events are also not always PG-13 , there are plenty of events held by women for women so they can meet these young men and introduce them to their children. Many of these women could be single who knows? The questions will come up and the answers may not be what any woman wants to here.
All of that being said, there are also some very good reasons and interesting positives that can come from dating a professional ball player. For example, if you ever wanted to sit courtside at a NBA game you have now have that luxury. Heck, instead of having to pay $2,000-$3,000 for that seat like anyone else would you now also have the privilege of going into the VIP section of the stadium where you will receive free food and drinks. And if sitting courtside isn’t your thing, you can always go upstairs to a nice comfortable suite where you will be waited on until the end of the game. Another aspect in the wild life of a dating or marrying pro ball player is that you will have some of the nicest things you could ever imagine. First class flights, amazing vacations to Paris, any handbag or clothes you may want, any jewelry is yours, and any car as well. Also you may have multiple luxurious homes with people to make your meals and trainers to keep you in tip top shape. It’s definitely a wild ride. But it gets even better.
For many women being attracted to their husband may or may not be important. But if you’re dating a pro athlete it’s his job to be in the best shape he can be at all times. He will more than likely work out at least 2-3 times a day doing rigorous work outs so he can have a leg up on his competition. For all those women who love a solid six pack and nice arms a ball player could be all you could ever ask for. One last thing to mention is that you will also have the luxury of being able to do what you want to do and pursue your dreams. Imagine having an extra million dollars to focus on your artwork or fashion interests with. You could come up with some very creative personal ideas, along with an art studio if your heart truly desires it. As you see there are many negatives and many positives to dating a pro basketball player. But at the end of the day It just comes down to if you are happy with your significant other and your relationship or are you both just using each other for your own personal gain. It’s a thin line, but we can always admit that having true love, is way more valuable than anything anyone could ever buy you.
what truthful information! I completely agree with it. The fact is that my boyfriend is also a professional athlete. The sport is everything for him. He initially warned me that it would be very difficult for us: constant training and competition. He stays at home very rare, and it means that we almost don’t see each other. Of course, he calls me and messages me, but still, this is very hard to date with a basketball player. This makes me so sad, that sometimes I don’t want to do anything. And there is nobody to talk about this topic, because those who have not been through this will not understand me. They do not understand why I need all this and why I don’t want to find another guy. And now I have to wait two weeks before his next arrival. Girls, if your guys are athletes, let’s support each other.
You are not alone! There are hundreds of women who wait their men from the army, the wives of sailors and truckers. You just do not have to turn the day of the meeting into a cult, you also have your own life, job and hobbies. Do not waste time on tears and sadness, grow as a person, set yourself a goal, try to learn something new before his arrival. He “grows” in his trainings, he achieves something. And it must be a mutual process, in order not to lose interest in your partner.
Trust me I’m in your shoes right now ‘ I feel this on all levels & agree with you
Oh, I think there are a lot of advantages of dating professional basketball player. First of all he can protect you. Everything is obvious here. Professional sports demands to be in good shape all the time. Any guy is like a mountain for his girlfriend, who can protect her from everything. He will only be happy once again to become a hero to you. He will carry you on hands. Athletes are very strong. He does not take the trouble just to pick you up and spin, as in a Disney film. You can visit his matches for free. You will be infinitely proud of him and emotionally relive his failures. Then everyone around will understand exactly whose boy he is. One more advantage is that he is fond of healthy lifestyle. You should not worry about his bad habits. Because there are none! All athletes are very carrying their health. They do not smoke and do not drink.
On the one hand you’re right, but it shows that you’ve never dated professional athlete. There are a lot of disadvantages in such relationships. He has a lot of trainings. Athletes, especially professional, have a very busy schedule. He plays sports almost every day, and he may simply not have enough time for you. He visits different cities all the times. He can leave you for two or three weeks, because he has to compete with other local teams, improve his skills and build his way to NBA.