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Tag Archive | "Breakups"

Why You Should Dump Someone Who’s Perfect for You

Friday, April 24, 2015

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Dear Em & Lo, I am 23 years old and A, my boyfriend of four years, and I are currently four months into a long-distance relationship until I graduate from my university this summer and move across the country to be with him. I recently connected with J, a guy that I was seeing five [...]

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Your Call: Why Did He Break Up with Me?

Monday, March 30, 2015

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The “beyond my control” breakup scene in the film Dangerous Liasons We get a lot of¬†questions¬†coming in at¬†EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can‚Äôt answer them all. Which is why,¬†once a week, we turn to you to¬†decide how best to respond to a reader. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your thoughts in [...]

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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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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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How to Organize Your Ex Out of Your Life

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo The two of us basically share a brain when it comes to this blog, and we are one hundred percent united on all the important issues in life, love, and dating: safe sex, orgasms for everyone, the superiority of flat-front pants, etc. But every now and [...]

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Comment of the Week: DTMFA!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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Reader Inness channeled her inner Dan Savage this week (DTMFA — look it up) with a heartfelt response to the post, “Help: My Inability to Orgasm Is Ruining My Relationship.”¬†Now what we want to know is: How can we ensure that our snappy acronyms make it into the Urban Dictionary? DTMFA. This guy is shaming [...]

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Comment of the Week: Your Breakup Advice Sucks!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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photo via flickr This week, reader Ultraviolet took us to task for our “ten easy steps” break-up advice¬†in response to a post, “Your Call: How Do You Get Over Long-Term Heartbreak?”¬†Consider her words a cautionary tale about holding onto bitterness and regret, living in the past… and not listening to yours truly, Em & Lo! [...]

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Comment of the Week: Communicate or Cut Him Loose!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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photo via Flickr This week, ¬†our favorite comment came from TK in response to the “Your Call: The Relationship Is Great, the Sex Not So Much.” We love it when our readers deliver tough love so eloquently!: Most people who write in to advice columnists “know” the answer already. You may love this guy to [...]

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Comment of the Week: An Easy Trick to Avoid Ruining Your Relationship Forever

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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photo via flickr One reader emailed us their best relationship advice, not in response to a specific post, but just ’cause. So we wanted to share: Me and my girl broke up after 8 years together. She was wonderful and I was a fool. I did everything wrong. So my advice is: ¬†if you’re thinking [...]

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Your Call: Revenge on My Ex Didn’t Work, I Feel Worse Than Ever

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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image via Wiki Media 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 [...]

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