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Dear Em & Lo: Can I Sleep with Ex’s Roomie?

Wednesday, June 22, 2011


photo by balinto Dear Em & Lo, My boyfriend of seven months just broke up with me. He felt (and I agree totally) that we are more like friends than boyfriend/girlfriend. We were both sad, but it ended amicably, and we intend to stay friends. Here’s my dilemma: over the past couple of months, I’ve [...]

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Top 10 Reasons Why Wednesdays Are the Best Night to Get Laid

Friday, June 17, 2011


photo via flickr In a recent article for the New York Times, statistician Nate Silver hooked up with OkCupid’s Nate Rudder to determine which day of the week is best to meet someone at a bar. They came up with something called the “sexual availability index,” and found that you’re most likely to get laid [...]

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Post-Sex Etiquette for the Modern Lover

Thursday, May 5, 2011

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photo by love janine A good cuddle after a vigorous mating ritual is what separates us from the animals. To suggest that you have personal space issues or are sensitive to over-stimulation after you’ve had your orifices intimately explored is downright rude. A minimum of fifteen minutes of quality embracing/back tickling/hair tousling is in order, [...]

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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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Comment of the Week: How to Have Casual Sex

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


photo by ValtheKid Kateswist comenting on the post “Is Casual Sex Really That Great“: I think there is a lot to be gained from casual sex, with this single requirement; you have to be in total control of your situation.¬† Be picky and choosy.¬† Be upfront with the man saying, “hey this is just sex.¬† [...]

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Your Call: Is Casual Sex Really That Great?

Friday, April 15, 2011


photo by e.esders 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 by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & [...]

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Wise Guys: What Makes for a Memorable One-Night Stand?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


photo by Helga Weber Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What makes for a memorable (in a good way) one night stand?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Straight Single Guy (Colin Adamo): Often the fun part of a one-night stand is in the spontaneity, [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Oops! I Forgot to Use Condoms

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


photo by trec_lit Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been sleeping with this guy for about three weeks, and our semi-non-relationship began the night after he broke up with his girlfriend of 8 months. We used a condom the first couple times, but then we stopped. I’m on the Pill and while I’m not worried about [...]

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Women Have Casual Sex for…Pleasure?

Tuesday, March 1, 2011


photo by e.esders It may not be news to any of you ladies out there who’ve enjoyed the thrill of a no-strings-attached hook-up, but for those who buy into the evo-psych pop notion that women are only interested in high-status resource providers rather than hotties (i.e. the opposite of men’s supposed eternal motivations) there’s a [...]

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Social Networking Leads to Oscar Nominations, Casual Sex

Monday, January 31, 2011


The movie The Social Network scored eight Oscar nominations last week, but that’s not the only way in which social networking, lower case, is scoring. According to a poll conducted by¬†Men’s Fitness and Shape magazines (not exactly the ivory towers, we know, but the sex and dating research coming out of there is often just [...]

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