Category Archives: Marisa’s Man-ual

How to take a risk to find great love

Couple at sunset on the beach
I am not a game player. I actually despise the game players. Just like I despise the actions of women who think they are too good to walk thru a door that a man holds open for them—I’ll be sure to circle back to that one in another column. I think that game players are immature and set a horrible example for what people THINK dating should be. Indifference. NO!  Act indifferent and you will live an indifferent life. Read more

You are who you date!

You are who you date
You are what you eat. I am not just talking food here Muffins.  I’m talking men! What kind of men are you choosing to EAT?  Yes. That’s right. I said it. You are what you eat.  Just like, you are who you hang out with. Hence,  guilty by association.  You become your environment. Read more

Make a move or forever hold your peace

Woman waits for a kiss
Is he EVER going to kiss me!? Ahhhh.  Is there something wrong with me? Is he not attracted to me? Yes, we have all been here.  Some guys are just dumb. Sorry guys, but it’s a true story.  They just are not perceptive of when or how to make that first move.  But I will tell you one thing, If they wait too long, the time will pass and it will be forever gone. Read more

When to pursue and when to be pursued?

Woman enjoys being pursued by man
I have so much to say about this I don’t even know where to begin.  First off, as a woman, of course we prefer to be pursued. We are feminine and lady like and we want our prince charming to come find us, fight for us and win us over.  Just like in the fairy tales. This is all well and good, but when it comes down to it, our relationships don’t always pan out to be that fairy tale that we dreamt of. Read more