Is Landing a Baller Really Winning?

Ask Demetria: Scoring a rich guy may not be a good deal. Rethink your definition of dating success.

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All types of women get "good" men. Keep being your best you. Look for a man who also brings his best to the table. Don't ever compromise who you are to meet the perception of what it takes to "win."

Demetria L. Lucas is a contributing editor to The Root, a life coach and the author of A Belle in Brooklyn: The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life. She answers your dating and relationship questions on The Root each week. Feel free to ask anything at

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