Alaina L.'s Recent Articles

The Nag Factor: Am I Pulling Him Closer, or Pushing Him Away

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Everyone hates to be ignored. But no one more than a woman who is in a relationship where her significant other has become hearing impaired. How he lost his ability to hear verbs, nouns, and other sounds women make is not important, but what is...

Getting Over His Ex: Why Comparing Yourself to Your Man’s Ex is a Bad Idea

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I often wonder if Facebook was built so that women could spy on their man’s ex, or stalk his baby’s mama without being easily detected. Although it can’t be proven, I’m pretty sure that a sizeable amount of Facebook’s current stockholders are also female “stalk-holders”...

Relationship Insecurity; Is it My Problem or Ours?

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Who is that girl you were looking at? Why is your phone always on vibrate; you don’t want me to know whose calling you? How come I can’t read your text messages, are you hiding something? If you’re not telling me goodnight, then who the...

Mama I’m Grown, Respect It

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As I glance at the hands moving ever so slowly about the face of my Gucci watch, carefully advancing my daily fortunes, I realize two things. Number one: Time never stops moving, even when some wish to halt the current in our steady yet progressive...

Now Casting: Real Girls An HBO Series That May Never Be

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Although entertaining, with all the controversy surrounding the new HBO Series Girls and its noticeably whitewashed cast, it makes me wonder what the flip of the script would look like if the show is recast to have a more multicultural character stock that could make room to...

Are You A Fool For Love Or Just A Fool?

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When I was growing up and observing the relationship practices of some of the adults on retro TV shows, I noticed that for some women, being submissive was the name of the game. To do for your mate meant you might qualify to get and...