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Staying sober

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Staying sober

  Dear Manay Gina, My daughter had a drug-de­pendency problem before. Now that she has recovered, she has turned to food and has become very fat. She recognizes the problem that she will not or cannot do anything about it on her own. Unfortunately, her husband enables her eating disorder. We have brought up the […]

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Am I being overly jealous?

  Dear Manay Gina, My boyfriend told me that he received a Facebook message from an old female friend, wanting to reconnect with him. I know that this female friend was his former girl­friend. He said that we would both enjoy her friendship. My first thought was that a woman doesn’t go searching out old […]

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When it comes to people, patterns rule

  Dear Manay Gina, I am an optimistic person and I don’t display a lot of emo­tion even if I have problems. My boyfriend however isn’t like me. He is very emotional and gets depressed so easily. I don’t want to break up with him, because he’s a really a nice person. A friend said […]

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‘Chexting’

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‘Chexting’

  Dear Manay Gina, I met a really funny guy last school semester. I felt that he was interested in me but noth­ing prospered between us be­cause I had a boyfriend when we met. But when my relation­ship ended, I gave this funny guy my number and we started texting each other. We flirted a […]

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Coming out in my own terms

  Dear Manay Gina, I revealed to my close friend a secret about my personality. I am gay and I would like to come out in my own terms. However, since I opened up to her, she became very invasive. Her invasion of my privacy of­fends me because I am also quite independent and I […]

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Stop the bickering

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Stop the bickering

  Dear Manay Gina, I love my boyfriend but we can’t seem to stop arguing about almost everything. After analyzing our situation, we have accepted that maybe, we are just both insecure and not yet too trusting of each other. Each of our arguments ends in a relatively loving and hopeful way, but the fights […]

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