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Tag Archive | "Booty Calls"

8 Rules of the Booty Call

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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photo by sidewalk_flying We’ve all been there: Out on the town, feeling good after a cocktail or five, you don’t want to go home but you can’t stay where you are, and no one has made you any offers you can’t refuse yet. So you fish out your phone to daringly (read: desperately) see if [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Can I Dump a Booty Call By Text?

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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photo by sidewalk_flying Dear Em & Lo, Until last week I had been dating a lovely man who would make an excellent casual partner, but was not much chop for heading toward an actual relationship, which is my preferred modus operandi (he has agreed with this analysis). The problem was, as a journalist he was [...]

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Dear Em & Lo, Did I Put Out Prematurely?

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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photo by Frank H Dear Em and Lo, OK, here’s a complicated question, but I’m not fond of roadside psychics, so you guys are my best bet. I’ve been carrying on a flirtation with a local bartender for about a month now. The other night, the flirtation led to drinks at a neighboring bar, and [...]

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Dear Em & Lo, Is Physical Attraction in Friendship a Gift or a Curse?

Friday, August 20, 2010

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photo by Vivian Chen Dear Em & Lo, Is physical attraction a gift or a curse?¬†I’m writing this because a friend and I have been friends for a year. Let’s just say we’ve had our share of up and downs. From us being friends with benefits to helping him deal with his crazy ex-girlfriend. I [...]

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Dear Em & Lo – When Undefined Relationships Go Wrong…

Friday, June 11, 2010

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photo by Katie Tegtmeyer [Note to readers: This advice letter is loooong but it was impossible to edit down without affecting the story. And also, we felt it was only right that you got to read the whole long messy debacle that we responded to!] Dear Em & Lo, I am a 26-year-old woman and [...]

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Best Walk of Shame Accessory Ever

Friday, April 30, 2010

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Okay, so the marketing materials for these shoes don’t specifically mention walks of shame, but we are not afraid to point out the obvious. Because the only thing worse than a walk of shame on a Sunday morning in a glittery short dress is doing that walk of shame in a pair of heels that [...]

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Wise Guys: Can a Booty Call Ever Blossom?

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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photo by Joe M500 Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,“If a guy’s in a booty call relationship with a woman, is there a chance he’d ever want to actually date her, could it ever blossom into something more?” Gay Single Guy (Jay Dyckman): The bottom line in any [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Love Sex! Does That Make Me a Slut?

Friday, January 8, 2010

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Dear Em & Lo, Lately, my need for sex has been UNQUENCHABLE. It’s reached the point where I’ve roped two booty calls into alternating nights. Am I a slut for doing this? I’m worried that I’m becoming addicted to sex — and I’m only 23! I’ve always had a high sex drive but I’ve never [...]

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When Your Booty Call Wants to Spoon

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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Picture from our debut column in Metro For some people, casual sex is no longer the sole goal of a booty call; casual intimacy has come into (the) play. We call this The Free Trial: Some people can sample cheese in Whole Foods and keep on shopping, while others immediately purchase five pounds of super-aged [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Libido Makes Me Sleep with Mr. Wrong

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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But what about emotional attachment? Photo by Metro_Centric Dear Em & Lo, I feel like I’m stuck right now. I meet plenty of young men that are very interesting, and eventually, after spending some time with them, I get attached. Something that sounds very normal but turns out to be very painful in the end. [...]

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