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Tag Archive | "Communication"

Comment of the Week: Missing My Wife Is Not “Immature”

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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photo via flickr Reader Stephen wrote the following in response to our post, “Your Call – Why Is My Husband Jealous of My Female Friendships?” I struggle with this as well. I too am over the age of 50, and don’t consider it “acting like a 3 year old”. After 20 years of marriage and [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: How Great Should First-Time Sex with a New Partner Be?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

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photo via Flickr Dear Em and Lo, I was married for 20 years and now I am not.  I’m not crying in my soup (is that the term?). I’ve learned a lot about what makes for a crappy relationship and bad sex. And I have gained a sense of humor, sexual confidence and a pretty [...]

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The Three Make-or-Break Issues In Every Relationship

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Reader Blah Blah Blacksheep (best username ever, by the way!) said the following in response to our post Your Call – He’s Kinky, She’s Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed? Money, sex, and kids are the three make-or-break things in every relationship. A spender will have a hard time being with a saver. Two dominants or [...]

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Is “I Love You, But…” Always a Dealbreaker?

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear Em & Lo, What do I do when a guy says he loves me, but he won’t commit to being my boyfriend? Does he really love me? – Miss Interpreted Dear M.I., Here’s your short answer: Run away! No, he doesn’t really [...]

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The Whisper App Will Make You Despair for Humanity

Friday, April 4, 2014

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photo via flickr All the buzz right now about anonymous secret-sharing apps like Whisper, Secret, and Yik Yak makes us feel really old — after all, PostSecret has been doing this for almost a decade already. The main difference, of course, is that PostSecret requires you to put some thought into your secret: You mail [...]

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That Pesky C-Word

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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“The ultimate sexist put-down: the prick which lies down on the job. The ultimate weapon in the war between the sexes: the limp prick. The banner of the enemy’s encampment: the prick at half-mast. The symbol of the apocalypse: the atomic warhead prick which self-destructs. That was the basic inequity which could never be righted: [...]

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When Do I Tell a New Partner I Want an Open Relationship?

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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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. You can leave your advice in the comments section below.  Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Husband Photoshopped My Nude Photos

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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photo by cogdogblog Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear Em & Lo, While on our honeymoon, we took advantage of a rainy day to stay lazily in our beautiful hotel room all day. We crossed a boundary we hadn’t crossed before: nude photography! We’d been playing with the [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My “Friend” Tried to Get Frisky with Me

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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photo via Flickr Every week or so we answer queries from you, dear readers, about your love lives. You can submit your own question — anonymously! — via our contact form here. Dear Em & Lo I believed that I had met a wonderful man who became a friend. About a year ago, he was [...]

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Comment of the Week: How to Fall In Love with Your Wife Again

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Reader John wrote the following in response to the post, “Comment of the Week: I’m Jealous of My Wife’s Friends.” It’s a long one, but stick ’til the end (just as he did, sorta) — you’ll be glad that you did! About two years ago, I had mentally drifted away from my wife of over twenty [...]

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