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For women, its not always about the money

25 September 2014, 14:34 Shakila Alivitsa

Nairobi - For women, the next best man is not just about the money. Yes it helps, but there are signs that he is a man the woman in his life would keep, too much money or not.

He is hardworking

A guy who has money does not just represent the fact that he is wealthy but hardworking. It is not about her wanting to come and eat your money but if you work for yourself you can obviously work for your family. Some men are too busy wasting time complaining how women are after their money. Every guy worth the pinch of his salt under this circumstances is too busy not to even looking at which woman is after his money. If you are not worth it for him he moves on. Mundane issues do not create a disturbance in his life because he has more important things to worry about. It is the lazy ones that are browsing on Deadbeat dads’ Facebook page.


We have all heard the theory of girls maturing faster than boys. Let me explain this point in a way a woman understands it. She is let’s say 28-32 years at this point she is looking to settle down. We are told to marry a guy older than we are so let us assume an age bracket of 29-35 for the guy. If you are 40 years of age and still looking for your potential, why would she want to build anything with you when you yourself are not even sure of what it is? You are still trying to find it. That is why she will go for the guy who seems to understand himself; the mature guy. That is called growing with someone not having to reconstruct the whole building every few months because you are all now trying to find the right way to set up the pillars in the foundation.

Read also: Signs you are working too hard in your relationship


Women like men who inspire them, a man who is self-made inspires respect in us. This man makes us want to make something better of ourselves. If you do not inspire respect in me as an individual how are you meant to do that as my husband?


He owns this house or houses, that car or this many cars. It is not that we want to own them or maybe we do just a little bit but it means he is responsible. It simply shows that he is not out spending thousands of shillings a night and if he is it is because he has millions so he deserves it. The man who has been working all his life and has nothing to show for it, is a sign of lack of responsibility to us. So why would I want to struggle with that when I can get better.


So you see it is not all about the money but what he represents by all his achievements. Not that I am encouraging women to be money hungry but if you are a guy out there and you keep lamenting about your better counterparts instead of doing something about it, then maybe you do deserve your situation.

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