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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor” (Camping, Not Glamping)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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photo via @BachelorABC (the caption read: “One of these virginities will be taken tonight.” Brilliant.) The fourth episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor”¬†featured more Emmy-worthy editing, from the tiny violins playing over Ashley “Kardashian’s”s tragic princess soliloquy to the close-up shots of her weave to the sad, foreboding music behind Jillian’s tasteless “Who Would You Rather” [...]

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Your Call: What Positions Work for Big Belly, Small Penis?

Monday, January 26, 2015

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Pitch Perfect, The Mermaid Dance 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 & [...]

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10 Ways Blizzards Are Good for Your Love Life

Monday, January 26, 2015

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photo via Flickr It’s Snowmegeddon! Batten down the hatches! Get the gas for the generators! Scratch the eyes out of the mom at the grocery store grabbing the last of the organic milk! And then take a deep breath, relax, and look at the beautiful snow from another perspective: namely, from a place of love. [...]

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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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