Cheaters
Confessions
Comment of the Week: Watching Women Kiss Is About Control, Not Sex

photo via flickr Reader Michael wrote the following in response to our post “Wise Guys: How Do Men Feel About Their Girlfriends Kissing Other Women?” From childhood we are conditioned to this reaction we have regarding same sex intimacy. Girls run around the playground holding hands and hugging. Boys face a very different environment in […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Keep Cheating and Getting Caught

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: Okay, so lately I’ve been having a lot of dreams […]

Confessions
Em&Lo Receive the 2012 Robert D. Moores Institute Integrity Award!

photo via Flickr Okay, this isn’t really a thing (unlike our totally legit #3 placement on the Best 100 Dating Blogs that was in no way a marketing gimmick), but we’ll take it! After reading our passionate anti-cheating stance in response to the advice question “What’s So Wrong with Cheating on My Husband?“, Robert D. […]

Polls
Poll: Have You Ever Cheated?

And by cheated, we mean hooked up sexually (not necessarily intercourse) with someone other than your partner at the time without their knowledge, permission or blessing. Have you ever cheated on a partner? Can’t see this poll? Take it here.

Research
Given a Free Pass for a Fling, Women Would Call an Old Flame

vintage album cover via flickr We’ve long known that The One Who Got Away makes for great late-night Google fantasies. And that makes sense: you rifle through your memory bank after another bad breakup — or after another inane argument with your spouse — and wonder how life would have been different if you’d stayed […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Slept with My Best Friend on My Wedding Night!

photo via Flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I just got married for the second […]

What's Up Doc?
Dream Interpretation: I’m Crushing on My Boyf’s BFF

photo by applescruff Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I have a slight crush on my […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Why Do Men Cheat Down?

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 response in the comments section below. Why do guys cheat down? Meaning, picking a woman less […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: My Boyf Begs Me Not to Leave After I’ve Cheated

photo via Flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: Okay, so I’ve had two dreams about […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Do It With My Cousin’s Boyf…and I Like It

photo via Flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it) This week, a reader asks Lauri: I keep having very strange dreams about […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: Can I Give My Booty Call Some Ground Rules?

photo by Helga Weber Dear Em & Lo, I have a friend with benefits who also has other friends with benefits. One of them called me on the phone last night and was threatening me. I called him right up and he apologized and said he would talk to her about it, but should I […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Is His Wife Cheating on Him?

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. This week, it’s a real mystery!: […]

Research
Study Shows Infidelity Gender Gap May Be Closing

photo via flickr Studies have long shown than men cheat more than women — and not just in politics, either. As recently as the ’90s, research showed that 10-15% of women reported being unfaithful. But new research out of Indiana University in Bloomington (home to the esteemed Kinsey Institute) finds that this gender gap may […]

Pop Culture
New Word: Chweeting!

We’re very proud of ourselves for coming up with this one. With the whole Weiner scandal going on, we were discussing how there’s got to be something in between flirting and actual physical cheating. What Weiner did goes beyond mere flirting — even though it didn’t involve physical contact with anyone other than his wife, […]

Pop Culture
The Way We Stray Today – An Excerpt from “Marriage Confidential”

Pamela Haag‘s new book “Marriage Confidential” has one of the best subtitles we’ve seen in a long time: “The Post-Romantic Age of Workhorse Wives, Royal Children, Undersexed Spouses, and Rebel Couples Who Are Rewriting the Rules.” That’s a lot to live up to, but the book delivers. And it’s getting good buzz. Below is an […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Expose Myself to My Imaginary Crush

photo from the Guardian UK Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: Here’s my dream: I’m married to a very old and wealthy man that I do not love, and […]