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Tag Archive | "Dating"

5 Signs You’re Dating a Pickup Artist

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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You’re a straight woman, and you like this guy. You have fun, you have chemistry, and then you have sex. At which point, he seems to disappear. But not totally. Sound familiar? Chances are he’s read the Pick Up Artist lit and is following it to a T. Below, read up on the 5 tell-tale [...]

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Your Call: Why Won’t He Get to Know Me?

Monday, May 11, 2015

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photo via Flickr 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. This woman asked her question in the comments section of the post How Often Do F-Buddies Become Girlfriends? Tell it [...]

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Do Guys Really Hate Talking on the Phone?

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following:  Why do guys seem to hate talking on the phone? Gay Single Guy (Daniel): My suspicion is that it has to do with how most straight guys talk, or rather, don’t talk. Straight men seem to not indulge in [...]

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Why You Should Dump Someone Who’s Perfect for You

Friday, April 24, 2015

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Dear Em & Lo, I am 23 years old and A, my boyfriend of four years, and I are currently four months into a long-distance relationship until I graduate from my university this summer and move across the country to be with him. I recently connected with J, a guy that I was seeing five [...]

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Knowing When to Talk to Your Partner… Or Your Therapist

Monday, April 20, 2015

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The following letter from a reader is really long. Like, really long. (And this is the abridged version!) But we’re publishing it here because we think it raises a really interesting, important question about relationships: How can you tell when you’re talking too much? And how can you tell when you need a therapist as [...]

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Comment of the Week: How to Pay for Dinner, and How to Let Someone Else Pay

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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photo via flickr MVP commenter Johnny weighs in on our post “Who Do Men Think Should Pay On a Date?” We would say that his final line, “Two drinks buys you nothing but a chance,” should be put on T-shirts and handed out to college guys across the country. Except that certain fraternity members would probably [...]

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Who Do Men Think Should Pay on a Date?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Who should pay on a first date? Gay Committed Guy (Terence): A general rule that you can’t go wrong with: whoever asked their date out should pay. Real simple, eh? Now if you want  to be real smooth, then [...]

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6 Tips for How to Date Without Drinking (Plus Tips for Drinkers Dating Teetotalers)

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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by Laura Barcella for YourTango  |  photo via flickr Single and sober? Stay healthy with advice and tips on dating without alcohol. You don’t want to know the ludicrous number of possible love connections I’ve squashed by getting sloshed on a first or second date. The things that have come out of my mouth—both figuratively and literally—on [...]

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What Men Really Think About Dating Older Women

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do men in general think about dating older women, or cougars?” Straight Married Guy (Jim): The cougar seems like a largely positive stereotype and I’m all for it.  However, the importance of not dressing like you just chalked your first ID cannot [...]

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Why You Should Ditch Tinder and Give Out Your Number Instead

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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photo via flickr We’re normally pretty skeptical of the click-baity headlines in Men’s Health magazine. 4 Week Fat Shredder! 12 Scientific Ways to Look Smarter! How Listening to Your Mom Can Make You Fat! But we really loved the recent article by David Amsden, called “Give Her Your Number.” (Amsden is the author of the [...]

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