Dating
Who Do Men Think Should Pay on a Date?

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 if A asked […]

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

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 […]

What Men Really Think About Dating Older Women

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 […]

Why You Should Ditch Tinder and Give Out Your Number Instead

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 […]

Can You Sleep Over If You Just Want to Cuddle on an Early Date?

 photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do you guys think of a new date who wants to sleep over but doesn’t want to have sex?” Straight Single Guy (Max): Personally, I say bravo. The longer you make me work for it, the better everything […]

What to Do When You Say “I Love You” Too Soon

Hi Em & Lo, I just started dating this guy and recently we were making out, it was going well, he started to go down on me. I wanted to tell him “I love it when you go down on me” but it came out as ” I love you..when you do that.” He paused […]

Your Call: How Do You Know If It’s Settling or Being Smart

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. Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.  Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, […]

LELO’s First Movie Explores Modern Intimacy… Without Sex Toys

You may know LELO as the creator of some of your favorite pleasure objects, but now they would also like you to think of them as movie people… though it’s all still in the interest of intimacy. Sex toy skeptics like to claim that bedside accessories reduce intimacy, inserting a piece of high-end silicone where […]

Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor,” for Bachelors (Bali)

via ABC.com Wow, what happened to the all the world travel the contestants on (and viewers of) The Bachelor/ette have come to know and love?  They really kept it real (and cheap) this season, by limiting the majority of the shooting to the continental United States. Santa Fe, the Badlands, Arlington, Iowa? Pretty much the least […]

The 8 New Habits of the Modern Single

by Stephanie Castillo for YourTango  |  photo via flickr Match.com’s latest survey reveals new dating rituals and rules for today’s modern single. Bad news bears, singles: Match.com has released the results of a new survey that shows that dating rules and habits have changed. Again. But even though the playing field has become a bit of uncharted territory, some traditional […]