A Popular Lagos-based Psychologist and Relationship therapist, took to his Instagram page sharing an interesting piece about Runs Girls.
Diary of a Runs Girl: This Journal encompasses 4 key Categories.
-Who is a Runs Girl?
-How do you identify a Runs Girl
-How do Runs Girls affect us
-Origin & Location of Runs Girl
1. Who is a Runs Girl?: A runs girl is any lady who is blatantly lazy or not content with her salary, income, allowance because her personal income can’t get her to her destination. She uses her beauty and physical attributes to gain monetary favors, promotion, land, cars, jewelry from any man who is willing to pay.
2. How do you identify a Run Girl: This may be stereotypical but;
a) Any lady who doesn’t have a 9-5 or functional business and yet lives a lavish lifestyle
b) Any lady who is always in a private jet or luxury hotel apartment 7 times a year is a Runs Girl
c) Any lady who owns more than 15 designer bags without an income
d) Any Lady who has more than 15k followers on IG or Twitter without any media portfolio or Makeup / Model business
e) Any lady who is “Yellow skinned” and constantly moves with 5 or more other “yellow skinned” ladies is a Runs Girl (Yellow Gang)
f) Any lady who has 9-5 job but the mathematics of her salary and her lifestyle don’t add up
g) Any lady who owns a shop and yet has less than 3 customers and is paying rent is a runs girl
h) Any girl who goes to polo club Lagos by herself without being invited is a Potential Runs Girl
i) 60% of Bank marketers
3. How do Runs Girls affect us?: Runs Girls spoil the name of Nigerian ladies. They ruin the term courtship or love. Men are used to throwing material things and getting their way within 2 days.
So when men meet a decent girl who is giving them rules or a process they cut these decent girls off. That’s why Runs girls get married more than decent girls because they are easy, understanding to the needs of men and are willing to take anything. Decent girls are too rigid and boring.
4. Location & Origin of Runs Girls: (They’re Everywhere) but most likely below middle class, 3rd class or pass degree students).
5. The Origin of Runs Girls: based on research and observation. They emanate from bad economy, laziness, greed, separated families, hard times, Social media pressure, low self esteem, designer bags syndrome.
Many people do not see anything bad in being a Runs Girl because they are trying to make ends meet for themselves. With the way things in Nigeria has been, being a Runs Girl has different stages and there is a lot of competition in the business.