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Tag Archive | "Communication"

5 Ways That Getting Kinky Can Improve Your Relationship

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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photo via flickr Our new book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink, is on sale now. Here are five good reasons to check it out and get your kink on… 1. INCREASED TRUST It takes a boatload of trust to let someone tie you up or clamp your nipples or spank you [...]

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Comment of the Week: I Learned to Love My Girlfriend’s Fart Jokes

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Reader Johnny had this to say in response to our post, “Wise Guys: Can Men Handle the Fact of Female Bodily Functions?” Farting in front of me? My lady has farted ON me. I started it. She returned fire. I was aghast. How COULD she? Jesus CHRIST! Frankly, I have always been emphatically opposed to [...]

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Comment of the Week: If He’s Being Secretive, He’s a Spy or a Player

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Reader Jenna said the following in response to the post “Your Call: How Can She Tell If a Guy Is Playing Games?” Men who are serious about relationships usually have a certain amount of transparency. They let you meet friends or family without it being a big production. They share details of their day or [...]

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Your Call: How Do You Give Your Partner Advice About Oral?

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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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. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below.  I  I truly enjoy sex with my boyfriend, but I don’t [...]

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Do It Tonight: Banish Your Phone

Friday, October 26, 2012

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photo via flickr In an interview on Fresh Air last week, Sherry Turkle, author of the new book Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less from Each Other, discussed people’s emotional dependence on digital devices. Her theory is that people are not making the important emotional connections with people that they need, [...]

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Wise Guys: Can Long-Distance Relationships Ever Work?

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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photo via flickr Advice from Ask the Wise GuysYour Own Question! three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Can long-distance relationships ever work? If so, how, and for how long?“ Single Straight Guy (Colin Adamo of Hooking Up & Staying Hooked): Some people like the structured aspect of a relationship: getting [...]

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Wise Guys: Are Men Romantic Or Do They Just Fake It?

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Are most men romantics, or is romance something guys simply do to keep their partner happy?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Single Straight Guy (Scott Phrenetik): I think the majority of men are not inherently romantic. But, is it [...]

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Training Your Partner in Bed Is Just Like Training a Puppy

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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photo via flickr Reader Hannah said the following in response to the post, “Your Call My Husband Won’t Even Try to Give Me an Orgasm”: If there was no child involved, I’d say DUMP HIM… I mean that is bad. Very seriously bad. And it’s not as if you haven’t tried to tell him. Most [...]

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Can Open Relationships Cure Jealousy?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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photo via flickr We’ve always said that if you want to be in an open relationship, it helps if you’re the kind of advanced human being who is missing the jealousy gene. (Neither of us comes even remotely close, for the record.) It just seems like, if you’re going to be cool with your one-and-only [...]

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Comment of the Week: The Older Men Get, the Less They Talk Sex w/Friends

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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This week, in response to the post “Wise Guys: Do Men Know Whether Their Male Friends Are Circumcised?” reader Johnny said: The older men get, the less we discuss sex with each other. Whether it’s because we’re more mature, we’re pretending we’re more mature, or because we’re more experienced and there are fewer questions and [...]

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