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15 Things That Happen When You Date An Athlete

Things That Happen When You Date An Athlete

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Dating an athlete surely has its fair share of pros and cons. For some of the most attractive women in the country, dating an athlete can be a thrill. Good or bad, these are 15 things that will happen when and if you ever date an athlete.

15. You Don't Pay For Anything

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15. You Don't Pay For Anything

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If you're dating someone who's a multi-millionaire, it's hard for them to justify not picking up the tab. Whether they're thrifty or not, there's a good chance you're not paying for much anytime soon.

14. You Spend A Lot of Time Apart

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14. You Spend A Lot of Time Apart

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During a sports season a lot of traveling is involved. If you're dating someone who's constantly traveling around the country, it's hard to keep that early flame ignited for long.

13. You Get Free Sports Tickets

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13. You Get Free Sports Tickets

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If you're a sports fan and dating an athlete, you're in luck. Of course, you're going to get to go to almost every home game if you want to, if you're dating a professional athlete.

12. You Realize Just How Hard It Is To Be A Professional Athlete

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12. You Realize Just How Hard It Is To Be A Professional Athlete

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From a distance it's easy to say that some things athletes do are easy. Even though they make most things look easy, being involved with an athlete is likely to show you just how hard being an athlete actually is.

11. You Get To See Places Most People Can't

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11. You Get To See Places Most People Can't

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You won't always be traveling on the road with your significant other, but you'll be able to enough to see some pretty cool places. Most people don't have the freedom to be able to do something like that.

10. You Become Part of The Team

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10. You Become Part of The Team

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When things get serious and you're traveling to games with other WAGs of the other players on the team, you become part of the team. Most sports franchises are like a family and when you get serious enough, you join that family.

9. Your Love Life Is Out In The Public

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9. Your Love Life Is Out In The Public

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Dating an athlete comes with its perks, but also with its downfalls. Nothing is private about your dating life and if things go south, people will jump all over it.

8. You Get To Enjoy Their World Class Body

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8. You Get To Enjoy Their World Class Body

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So not every athlete is in great shape, but most are. If you're dating one, there's a good chance you'll get to experience someone with a world class physique.

7. You Won't Get A Lot of Commitment

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7. You Won't Get A Lot of Commitment

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With so many road trips and women in every city they travel, a lot of athlete relationships are more casual. Some get really serious, but to get to that point it requires more effort.

6. All Your Friends Will Want The Details

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6. All Your Friends Will Want The Details

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If you date an athlete, forget ever having a quiet get together with friends again. They will constantly want to know exactly what you and your significant other have been up to.

5. You'll Become A Super Fan

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5. You'll Become A Super Fan

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Undoubtedly, after attending so many of your significant other's sporting events, you're going to be a big supporter. You might not get as crazy as some fans, but dressing up in team apparel will become a must.

4. Your Every Move Is Scrutinized

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4. Your Every Move Is Scrutinized

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Even if you're not famous when you start dating, you'll be thrown into the lime light when you begin your relationship. No longer can you have much of a private life.

3. You Get A Unique Insight On Sports

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3. You Get A Unique Insight On Sports

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Once you've spent enough time together you can go inside the head of your significant other and really see what makes an athlete an athlete. It's sure to be a cool perspective to gain on the world of sports.

2. You Get The Wedding of Your Dreams (Maybe)

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2. You Get The Wedding of Your Dreams (Maybe)

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If your athlete significant other decides to put a ring on it, you better believe you're going to have an amazing wedding. No matter what it is, with enough cash, you can have the wedding you've always dreamed of.

1. You Adopt A Fast-Paced Lifestyle

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1. You Adopt A Fast-Paced Lifestyle

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Especially during the season, everything happens so fast. You always have to be on your toes and ready for anything if you're dating an athlete. That becomes especially true at each sports' trade deadline.