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Tag Archive | "Advice"

How to Define “Classic Rape”

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Last week, a UK judge proved just how real “rape culture” is: In response to a jury quickly finding a man guilty of raping a woman who was passed out on his couch, the judge offered these condolences to the criminal (i.e. not the victim): “It’s sad to see a man of generally good character [...]

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Wise Guys: What Do Men Think About When They Masturbate?

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. A while back, one woman wanted to know “Why do men masturbate in relationships, even when the sex is good and regular?” In his response, Max (one of our Single Straight Guys) said, “Trust me: You don’t want to do the things that we’re thinking [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelorette” (Andi on Hometown Dates)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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. When wooing someone — especially someone with an intellectual career — avoid these decidedly unsexy words and phrases: “it’s hard work,” “don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty,” “gumption,” “there’s no limits for a woman on a farm,” and “homemaker” (even if the person wouldn’t mind being a stay-at-home parent, there’s something so [...]

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How to Give a Great Couples Massage

Saturday, July 5, 2014

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sponsored post When Denis Merkas, founder of “Melt: Massage for Couples,” asked us to review his online video series, we admit we were a bit trepidatious: images of sensitive ponytail men came to mind, the sound of cheesy tantric sitars filled our imaginations, and we thought we could suddenly smell a hint of patchouli in [...]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Ever Turn Down Casual Sex?

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Do guys ever turn down casual sex? To ask the guys your own question, click here. Straight Married Guy (Jamie): My own experience with casual sex is a bit limited.  I was always a “girlfriend guy” and it was only between relationships [...]

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10 Ways to Sexify Your Gratitude Journal

Friday, June 27, 2014

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photo via Flickr Everyone from Oprah to Real Simple to the guy at Harvard who teaches classes on happiness has talked about gratitude journals — you know, every night you write down, say, five things you were grateful for that day. Could be big things (my wonderful supportive family) or small (Honey Bunches of Oats [...]

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Wise Guys: Is It Really Such a Big Deal If I Hate Giving Blowjobs?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “I really hate going down on guys. I’ve tried it, I don’t like it. In fact, I loathe it. I feel bad about it, but if I don’t expect oral in return (I don’t), then why should I feel compelled to do [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi in Italy)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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screenshot from ABC’s “The Bachelorette” For the love of all that’s clean and right and good, wash your hands after you go to the bathroom! And not just when you’re on a date — every time. When on a date, don’t talk about how bad you are in bed, even if you’re just joking, for [...]

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A Fantastic Guide to Couples Massage (with No Sensitive Ponytail Men!)

Monday, June 23, 2014

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sponsored post When Denis Merkas, founder of “Melt: Massage for Couples,” asked us to review his online video series, we admit we were a bit trepidatious: images of sensitive ponytail men came to mind, the sound of cheesy tantric sitars filled our imaginations, and we thought we could suddenly smell a hint of patchouli in [...]

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8 Ways to Overcome Anxiety About a Gynecologist Visit

Friday, June 20, 2014

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photo via flickr Nervous about going to the gynecologist? That’s a bummer. Okay, that’s all the sympathy you’re going to get from us, because you’ve got to get over it. Your health is at stake, especially once you’re sexually active — and there’s nothing more important. We all have to do things we don’t like: [...]

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