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Tag Archive | "Confessions"

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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I Took My Kids to the Jeff Koons Retrospective (Oops)

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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from the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney My family had an opportunity to visit New York City for a full week recently. It was the longest my husband and I¬†(the Lo half of Em & Lo)¬†had been there since having kids. Before breeding, we’d lived there for years, gorging on the countless cultural opportunities [...]

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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: Top 4 Reasons Why Guys Turn Down Casual Sex

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Our MVP, reader & contributor Johnny, does it again — this time in response to our post “Wise Guys: Do Men Ever Turn Down Casual Sex?” What we really like is how the genders in this comment could be switched and the points would still be relevant (just switch “prove our manhood” to “prove our [...]

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Question of the Week: Who’s the Hottest World Cup Player?

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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photo via Flickr Riots, schmiots — let’s get to what really matters: who’s the hottest World Cup player? Seriously, we want to know. List your top picks in the comments below, even if they’re already out of the running by now. (If we get enough nominations, we’ll run a hot-off in poll-form next week.) MORE [...]

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Comment of the Week: Porn Is No Biggie

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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photo via Flickr Reader Jessica¬†wrote the following in response to our post,¬†”Wise Guys: He Looks at Other Women But Gets Jealous If I Ogle Men“: I used to be one of those women, when I was younger, who would fly off the handle if I saw my boyfriend looking at another woman. After going through [...]

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Poll: Is the Gym Off-Limits as a Pick-Up Spot?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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photo via Flickr Recently, Johnny, one of our most loyal commenters, posted the following in response to our Blog Snog partner’s article “Guys of Reddit share the cheesy pickup lines that actually kind of work“: The lesson behind those corny pickup lines is that women like an outgoing guy. It‚Äôs not the lines that worked [...]

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Comment of the Week: Normal Schmormal!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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Reader Dave wrote the following in response to the Your Call “Is It Normal to Not Want Sex?”, but it’s so spot on we think it could apply to almost¬†any¬†sexual preference: I think you are asking the wrong question. ¬†The question should never be “Am I normal?” ¬†The question should be “Are you happy the [...]

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Every Straight Guy Should Be Sexually Harassed by a Gay Guy Once

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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photo via Flickr Our Comment of the Week is from MVP Johnny, in response to the question asked by a gay man,¬†”How Do I Subtly Find Out My Straight Friend’s Penis Size?“: Can I presume that sexual attraction, rather than locker-room bro curiosity, has piqued your interest? Don’t do it, dude. That’s the sort of [...]

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Comment of the Week: A Cautionary Tale About Shame

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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photo via Flickr An Em & Lo¬†reader told the following cautionary tale in¬†response to our post¬†“Dear Dr. Joe, Can You Break Your Penis During Sex?”¬†Just one more reason why we need be better, shame-eradicating sex education in this country: Dr. Joe, very informative post. I’ve always heard that you cannot break it; however, early in [...]

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