Yikes, this Girl can Spend Money at a Ghana Market
worldmind from has written 13 comments
This budget story is making me laugh so hard. People are fine to let her walk around and make you pay without counting but then they will criticize and say you are treating her like a child for giving her a budget. You can't win! :-D
I am not even responsible for my girlfriend's expenditures as we are not yet married and do not yet have children, but I completely get the idea of just wanting to be proud of the one you are with to know that they can responsibly handle everyday things like a budget!
P.S. That gadget vendor seems like a genius. Africa and the world really need people like him to find innovative, cost-effective solutions to everyday problems!
P.P.S. I prefer the new sign in to comment system.
Asiabill from has written 260 comments
Typical scenario between men and women it seems so giess I am the exception as I've always gone "dutch treat" since I started dating as I always asked myself, "how do I know the girl / woman wants to spend time with me and just not just bored with nothing else to do and since it's a freebie, why not". Especially in Asia I must be one out of a 1000. Anyway those who create wealth do not do so by spending money and those who don't have a clue nor feel driven to be self -sufficient and productive financially spend "OPM" ( other people's money ) as if it's some sort of scale measuring what their companionship is worthy. My Filipina wife would choose bundles of U$100 bills than a new wardrobe, expensive jewelry or a new car because she knows that wealth means FREEDOM and POWER to choose one's own lifestyle each and every day.
Bo from has written 3 comments
When Bah arrived from Ivory Coast she said she would not live in a hotel room. Has she changed her mind or is she looking for the apartment?
I agree with Pato you should keep her occupied maybe not for money, but so she does not have so much time to think about what happens in Ivory Coast.
Gadget from has written 1,020 comments
Bah is now enjoying living in the Hotel. She wanted to cook food, this Hotel is allowing her to cook therefore she is happy. She equated the ability to cook with an apartment...
She now is talking for hours with the girls in the Hotel as they work in the Kitchen, and she is making friends around with the ones that can speak English.
We watch a movie every night with French subtitles taken from subscene.com. She is enjoys reading, but only has one more book before she is finished with her last French book. Her hobby is cooking, she can work on food projects all day.
She is able telephone her family, Mother, Father, Sister and Brothers, she knows they are OK, so she is not worried.
The cell phone cost has now been put in her hands, so she must budget calls, she is smart, but when there is open budget she kept pushing the ceiling to see when I squeaked.
Hmm, maybe I can download some mobipocket books in French, and she can read on the BlackBerry? It does not have a connection, but it can be used as a book reader.
HappyHobo from has written 22 comments
Andy! Sounds like you're married already, you should just make it official before God. You seem so much more happy and content! Just go for it!