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Tag Archive | "Confessions"

Comment of the Week: I’ve Got a Problem with EMandLO.com

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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When we started reading Dave’s comment today, we thought, “Oh no, what have we done now?” Turns out it’s not us who are the problem, it’s our readers: I have a serious problem with your website. Almost every time I read something on your website and want to comment on it, I find that someone [...]

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An Open Letter to Our Readers About That Football & Rape Piece

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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photo via Flickr Dear Readers (Robert in particular), Our recent post, Is Football More Important Than Rape, syndicated by us from YourTango and written by Charles J. Orlando, ignited one of the most spirited and thoughtful debates EMandLO.com has had in a long time. The first response came from Robert, a long-time reader, now (sniff) [...]

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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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Confession: Binge-Watching Saved My Marriage!

Friday, October 3, 2014

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by YourTango ¬†| ¬†photo via flickr It didn’t matter what we were binge-watching; it just mattered that we were binge-watching together. I sat at my desk waiting for the clock to tick just close enough to 5:00 p.m. so that I could duck out early from work. My man was waiting for me at home, [...]

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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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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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