College
Confession: I Don't Do Drunken Hookups

photo by nayrb7 A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I woke up one morning after an evening chugging most of a jug of $3 wine and several cups of that uniquely collegiate concoction “jungle juice.” Head pounding, eyes squinting, and stomach lurching, I realized there […]

Confession: I’m an Expert Sexter

photo by CoreForce Our contributor is a junior in college. And that’s all she’s willing to say. Except this… Sexting, for the uninitiated, involves sending texts that are sexual in nature. These can range from straightforward (e.g. “I want to fuck you right now”) to graphically descriptive (use your imagination). And, if you’re brave — or, […]

Your Call: Is 19 Too Young to Relocate for Love?

photo by Made_Underground Dear Em & Lo, I’m 19 years old, and have been dating my boyfriend for eight months. However, we live 3 hours away from each other.  This hasn’t caused any problems yet, we get to see each other most weekends and the relationship is going great.  We fit together perfectly in all […]

Confession: I Need More Hot Sweaty . . . Cuddling

photo by Leeni Speaking of casual cuddling: Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: It has been exactly a year since I last had sex. I didn’t intend on taking a vow of celibacy. Like belly button lint and shocking celebrity deaths […]

The Virgin Diaries: “Becoming a Woman” Sucked

photo by krossbow Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her first installment: At ten years old, I was an early receiver of Mother Nature’s red-ribbon gift for women. […]

Tufts University Creates a Campus of Sexiles

photo by methTICALman Ah, college. The beer pong, the all-nighters, the walks of shame, the pillow over your head so you can’t hear your roommate’s drunken hook-up… Well, Tufts University has gone and ruined the last of these fond memories. A new campus policy is meant to deal with an issue that was previously managed […]

Confession: Weight Gain Killed My Sex Life

photo by klynslis Our contributor is a student at an East coast university. And that’s all she’s willing to say. Except this… There’s something about the heat of the summer sun that makes everyone a little more frisky, a little more excited, a little more promiscuous — it’s the season of bathing suits, little clothing, […]

Confession: I’m Gonna Keep My (Hypothetical) Baby

photo by dizznbonn Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: “If you got pregnant, you’d have an abortion — right?” Max asked during our customary post-coital cuddle a few months back. My mind began to spin. For the seventeen years I had […]

Confession: Alcohol Saved My Sex Life…But Hurt It Too

photo via freeparking Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: All my sex life, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with alcohol. Not because it provokes the desire but takes away the performance, as Shakespeare once said. No, my problem is that it […]

Confession: I Had a Friend with Benefits…and Drawbacks

photo by rileyroxx Our contributor Ryan, who blogs at Student Loans for Beer Money, has a confession to make: I learned a lot of tough lessons my first year of college. For instance, cucumbers aren’t the only things that can be pickled (thanks to maniacal levels of on-campus alcohol consumption). And, more importantly, having a […]