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Tag Archive | "Advice"

Your Call: Can I Downgrade a Booty Call to Friend (No Benefits)?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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We get a lot of advice questions coming in at EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can’t answer them all. Which is why, once a week, we turn to you to decide how best to advise a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Dear Em & Lo, I have been reading [...]

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Wise Guys: How Can Women Pick Up Men in Bars?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: What are the best ways for a woman to pick up a man in a bar? Gay Single Guy (Daniel): Well, what kind of bar is it? If it’s a sports bar, talk about the game of course! I‚Äôm [...]

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10 Journal Prompts to Help You Get Over a Breakup

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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photo via flickr Two recent articles in the New York Times¬†(here and here) discussed the benefits of writing things down to help you move on from a difficult situation. An aversion to exercise, for example, or trouble fitting in at a new job, or — the situation we hear about most often at EMandLO.com — [...]

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Top 10 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Wedding Crashers Episode)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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photo via ABC’s The Bachelor Last night’s third episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†continued the season’s new style of embracing the humor along with the histrionics (often via some heavy-handed editing at the women’s expense). For examples of this trend, see Ellen DeGeneres’s recent season recap: Is Chris Soules so boring that the producers’ only recourse [...]

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4 Ways to Make Your Marriage Last in the 21st Century

Thursday, January 15, 2015

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by Gwendolyn Bond-Upson for YourTango | photo via flickr Did you know that the rate of¬†infidelity¬†in American marriages has not increased in 20 years, even though attitudes toward¬†adultery¬†have loosened in the past 40? More facts, in addition to tips for success are included in the University of Virginia’s¬†National Marriage Project’s annual report “The State of [...]

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Em & Lo Named Among the Best 15 Sexperts of 2015!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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  Yes, we just referred to ourselves in the third person. We can do that now, because apparently we’re officially among the Top 15 Sexperts of the Year! (And we’re only 14 days into it!) We’re rubbing virtual elbows with the likes of Dr. Ruth, along with long-time friends and respected colleagues Jamye Waxman and [...]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Ever Choose Masturbation Over Sex?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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photo via Flickr¬† Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Do guys ever choose masturbation over sex? If so, why?” Straight Married Guy (Ben): Sure. Plenty of times. Sometimes my wife isn’t around and I don’t really feel like waiting. Or sometimes she is around but really tired, or [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Prince Farming’s First Dates)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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photo via ABC’s The Bachelor Last night’s second episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†proved to be quite entertaining, despite Prince Farming having the personality of a soybean. The producers seemed to pepper the episode with the kind of zany, kooky, funny stuff usually reserved for the closing credits — in order to make up for Chris [...]

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36 Questions to Ask a Date Instead of Playing Mind Games

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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photo via flickr Dating is so mired in game-playing and pickup moves these days that it’s amazing anyone ever ends up finding lasting love. So we’re huge fans of any approach that manages to cut through all that B.S. For example, many years ago — before we each found lasting love, against those game-playing odds [...]

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Top 10 Things We Hope the “Fifty Shades” Movie Does Better Than the Book

Friday, January 9, 2015

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photo via the movie website The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, the first book in the mega-selling erotic trilogy by E.L. James, is almost here! It arrives in theaters Valentine’s Day weekend (ladies, get your limos ready!). With the casting of Jamie Dornan (The Fall)¬†as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson (The Social Network) [...]

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