Posts tagged "Gina B."

Want to Fix Your Man for the New Year? Read this First!

Want to Fix Your Man for the New Year? Read this First!
By Gina B. Is anyone aware that women are the original rehabbers?   Long before there were construction companies or HGTV shows, women have been applying their handiwork in efforts to fix the men that they’ve chosen.   Similar to the decision to break out a wall or modernize a kitchen, many women think that they can... Read more »

Shady Behavior -- If You See It, Avoid It!

Shady Behavior -- If You See It, Avoid It!
by Gina B.  There are a lot of shady people in this world. One of my girlfriends once told me about a man that she’d recently met.  She described him as “mysterious.”  I was curious about her description and probed further. She said that after their first conversation, she realized that she had done most... Read more »

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!
By Gina B. Do you spoil your significant other? If the answer is no, shame on you! In my opinion, spoiling is a primary relationship component and it should be done regularly and reciprocated. By BOTH parties. I tend to be the CSO (Chief Spoiling Officer) in my relationships and it comes naturally to me.... Read more »
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If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait!

If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait!
If You Want the Right Mate, Dangle the Right Bait! by Gina B. When we meet people, we want them to be attracted to what we consider to be our best qualities.   The bait that we dangle should be an accurate representation of what we consider our best qualities to be.    If you find... Read more »

Look In The Mirror -- Would You Date Yourself?

Look In The Mirror -- Would You Date Yourself?
by Gina B. I still maintain that being single is a choice that we make until we’re ready, and have found the right person. As a person who’s in a good relationship, I’m wondering how many of those who claim to be ready to ditch their single status are actually going about it the right... Read more »

5 People Who Should NEVER Give Relationship Advice

5 People Who Should NEVER Give Relationship Advice
by Gina B.    When it comes to your relationship, everyone has opinions and advice to offer.  You undoubtedly have friends or family members who are anxious to lend ears when you’re having relationship issues.  But here’s the thing to remember – all advice is not created equal.    I’m not an advocate of soliciting... Read more »
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Plan Carefully Before Shacking Up

Plan Carefully Before Shacking Up
By Gina B. I’ve known several couples who have fallen into what I call Circumstantial Shacking.   I’ve done it, and I’ve vowed never to do it again.   There are several seemingly rational reasons for cohabitation: We’re together every day – we might as well live together. I’m sick of traveling back and forth to his... Read more »

The Choice to Love

The Choice to Love
by Gina B. New love is amazing.  If I could bottle the feeling of a new relationship, I would be the wealthiest woman in the world.  But “old” love? A relationship that has gone a distance?  Now, that’s tricky.  Here’s the difference: you fall into new love, old love is a choice. At some point,... Read more »

If ALL of His Exes Are Batsh*t Crazy, It's Only a Matter of Time . . .

If ALL of His Exes Are Batsh*t Crazy, It's Only a Matter of Time . . .
by Gina B. This is a truncated version of an oldie but goodie.  I wrote this several years ago, but it still applies.   Enjoy . . . . When two people are attracted to each other, it’s inevitable that they will discuss past relationships.  Who was the last person you dated?  How long did... Read more »
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The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole

The Strategy of Dating . . . If You Don't Stand for Something, You'll Fall for an A**hole
by Gina B. It took a while for me to realize that dating requires strategy. Out of college as a young adult, I dated haphazardly and infrequently.  I was more excited about work and my social life with friends.  A man had to be really aggressive to get my attention, and most guys didn’t have the... Read more »