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Tag Archive | "Comments"

Why No Blowjobs Can Be a Dealbreaker for Men

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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photo via flickr Last week we published reader Sara’s impassioned comment about blowjobs, and how they are not an inalienable right. This week, we are publishing two responses to her by two of our equally thoughtful, passionate, intelligent male readers, Derek and Steve. Can we just say how much we love that a debate like [...]

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Comment of the Week: Blow Jobs Aren’t an Inalienable Right

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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In an impassioned response to our post, “Your Call: She Doesn’t Like Going Down,” reader Sara¬†doesn’t pull any punches when discussing those who prioritize sex acts over actual people. She really gets going in the fourth paragraph!: You know what makes it easier to like something? Being able to choose freely whether to do it [...]

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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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Telling People Not to Get Married Young Makes Them Narcissistic

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Reader Joseph¬†recently took us to task for our advice to a twenty-four-year-old woman who said she likes her co-worker more than her boyfriend, but feels like maybe she should stay with her boyfriend because they have a “solid” relationship and her friends and family adore him. Our advice, in a nutshell, was, “Be twenty-four.” Have [...]

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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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Comment of the Week: Give Your Spouse More Credit

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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photo via Flickr When a reader asked¬†”Is Intellectual Inequality a Deal Breaker?“, Henry’s response¬†concisely showed how having a better attitude — i.e. being more generous, looking at things from a more positive perspective — can make all the difference in a relationship:¬† I’ve been married 14 years. I’ve always thought my non-college educated woman a [...]

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Comment of the Week: How to Really Talk About Sex with Your Spouse

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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photo via Wikimedia Reader Nikki dropped some serious wisdom this week in response to our post, “BDSM Saved My Life, But Is Ruining My Near Perfect Marriage” (we’re thinking we may have to start a Kinksters Anonymous support group to help out all these kink-stressed marriages): Oh, damn. This is a tough situation. It sounds [...]

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Comment: It’s Not Appropriate to Teach Your Kids About Oral

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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A reader calling themselves “Normal Person” (as opposed to the rest of you perverts, we suppose?) took us to task for our list of “10 Things We Will Tell Our Sons About Sex.”¬†For the record, our sons are both three, so our Serious Conversations with them are currently limited to the importance of sharing toys, [...]

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Comment(s) of the Week: Be Smart About Respect

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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It’s a tie between two responses to our Your Call post¬†Is Intellectual Inequality a Deal Breaker?¬†– both of which are great advice for any relationship. First, Dannie said:¬† This is a question that ultimately only you can answer, because only you know your priorities. ¬†Is intelligence the most important thing to you? ¬†On the flip [...]

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