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Q: My girlfriend of four years is insisting I go to Thanksgiving at her house this year. It's not that I don't want to see them because they're great and all but her family lives in a different state than my own. So this would be a mandatory plane ticket purchase.
Plus not being able to see my own family during Thanksgiving for the first time.
How can I let her down easy without seeming like I'm not serious? Thanks.
A: From what I hear, this is a pretty standard point in most serious relationships.
You love each other enough that you truly want to spend special times like Christmas and Columbus Day together.
But nobody's quite ready to make the sacrifice.
These are the times when a bit of a mindfuck doesn't hurt, just to put things in perspective.
Show some enthusiasm for the prospective of going to visit her family. Then turn the tables and suggest that maybe she could come visit yours instead, or for the second half of the trip. When she ultimately becomes flustered and disenchanted by the idea of missing time with her own family during the holidays, bring to light the obvious.
Making sacrifices suck, and if timing-wise it just doesn't work, she can't expect you to be the one to take the heat.
The time will come however when spending time with anyone BUT your family during the Holidays will feel like a double vacation, and you'll be drawing straws for who gets the opportunity.
For now, stay sensitive and don't b
Q: Hey Babe just wanted to say thank you for all the help and knowledge you have given us bros. Now to my question. I am a 23 year old graduate assistant coach at a college. I have done my best not to talk to any of the coeds on campus because it is frowned upon. However, for like the last few weeks this girl on campus and I have been talking and hooked up a couple of times. Things were going really well until we got caught hanging out by the residence life last weekend not doing anything just hanging out after visitor hours. To clear the air I talked with my superiors and they basically said to keep it quiet and not to get in trouble again. Since then she has been hesitant to continue talking and hanging out. All her friends say she really likes me and wants to talk but she is afraid to because she doesn't want to get me in trouble.
So I am not sure if I should pull the plug or just play the waiting game?
A: Hey breau, appreciate the appreciation.
Now lets get down to business.
The forbidden fruit is, as we all know, consistently the juiciest.
According to rules and boundaries (and frankly, probably laws) you are not supposed to be with this girl.
But she's hot, and its risky (read: sexy) and dangerous (read: also sexy) and there's just nothing like getting hard in a laundry room.
And you and those security cameras aren't the only ones enjoying themselves. Homegirl is eating this shit up; gossiping with the girls and taking weekly pregnancy tests just for dramatic effect.
But in the end, you need to do a risk benefit analysis. Though attractive as an insider, An objective outside perspective would quickly tell you that it just ain't worth it- and it's not as sexy as you as an insider might lead yourself to believe. Alas, you find yourself here, texting with 20-year old fringe friends about whether or not your touch buddy really likes you or not.
Want to risk your income for this undergraduate gem? Didn't think so. Chances are you're not the first person to take this risk. Which also probably means you getting fired over the ordeal wouldn't be a first either. As touched on before it makes things a lot worse that you're sharing all the details of your romantic indiscretion with her emotionally infantile and actively gossip-prone comrades. The more people know, the greater evidence that stands against you; and the more likely a firing is to occur. So quit gabbing like a little schoolgirl and drop this undergrad like a hotcake.
The school will always save it's own ass before looking out for yours. So when you're standing in front of the judges council using the defense of, "But we really like each other!"
Remember my words.
Q: Back-story: So this summer in late July I hooked up with this girl, we casually hooked up with each other until the end of the summer. She goes to school in Florida and I go to school in NY. Once she left for school we kept texting and calling each other and eventually were together and haven't hooked up with other people. We like each other a lot and discussed becoming boyfriend/girlfriend when I go back home. That weekend is this upcoming weekend.
Dilemma: I get a text this week saying how we should wait till Christmas break to become official cause we weren’t really ever sober during our relationship during the summer and she wants to hang out with me for like a solid month before we make it official… my question is WHY? We already act like we're dating and I just don’t get it.
A: Despite my (slightly) genuine efforts, my eyes started glazing over after sentence two. Where you told me you're in a long distance relationship.
OHH, the horror of the extent to which you fuckers never, god damn learn.
To answer your question of "WHY?" I respond, "CUZ, she isn't serious about dating you."
In fact, she feels as if she's fucked up by ever committing to it in the first place.
I understand that college is an exceptionally blacked out period of your life, but can you honestly say that you weren't sober for long enough to know you actually liked each other while together?
If so, rehab might be a nice bonding activity. If not, its exactly what it sounds like: an excuse.
On top of that, it sort of seems like a blossoming romance on her end isn't out of the question. Let's not be naive here. A month would give her solid grounds for determining whether or not new guy was worth her while. And to determine which of the two of you is the champion in bed.
A patch of my hair just turned grey from discussing the LDR again so, moving on.
Q: So I'm really at a loss for Halloween this year. I haven't thought of a costume yet and want to avoid going for the "slutty" version of every outfit. Any suggestions?
A: Suggestions? Always. Advice that will get you laid on Hallows Eve? Not for this question.
As a jumping off point for inspiration, my lineup for the next three nights is as follows: Jesus, Bob Dylan, and Dog The Bounty Hunter's fifth wife, Beth.
Three different wigs, three wildly unattractive, but unarguably memorable outfits.
I say when in doubt dress like a dude. Wigs are great and facial hair is really entertaining for just one night, so shoot for a costume that incorporates one or both.
Abraham Lincoln, Galdalf, a pirate, Charles Darwin, The Burger King…to name a few. Other suggestions I could pose include Oprah, a dog dressed as a cat, or The
Outfits to avoid: Miley Cyrus, Barack Obama, a slutty cat.
Officially squeezed dry of the inspiration juice but I do hope that helps. God knows I don't need to see another slutty housewife, angel, devil, or any other costume that gives girls an excuse to wear just their underwear in public.
low this up. Just don't fucking ruin Christmas over a plane ticket, okay?!?
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