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Tag Archive | "Dating"

Dear Em & Lo: My “Friend” Tried to Get Frisky with Me

Thursday, February 27, 2014


photo via Flickr Every week or so we answer queries from you, dear readers, about your love lives. You can submit your own question — anonymously! — via our contact form here. Dear Em & Lo I believed that I had met a wonderful man who became a friend. About a year ago, he was [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 7)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014


photo courtesy of ABC/Michael Fullana If you’re looking for an “intellectual connection” with a potential mate (like Sharleen), don’t go on “The Bachelor.” If your date makes you wish you were a little dumber (like JP makes Sharleen wish she were), then that is a clear sign this relationship should be kept squarely in the booty [...]

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A New Take on Online Dating: “Jess Meet Ken”

Friday, February 14, 2014


Once upon a time, Ken’s best friend, Adele, created a witty and honest profile on a [now defunct dating] site…Jessica, a pretty, funny, smart girl lookin’ for love, had just created a profile for her co-worker, Jared. Jessica spotted Ken’s profile and reached out to Adele to find out his deal. Adele knew Jess was [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Doesn’t Want to Go On Dates Anymore

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


If only all couch potatoes looked like this Dear Em & Lo, I have been married and divorced and only just started to date again. Been with this guy for 8 months now. No problems with him lying, cheating, etc. Started off great. Going out, spending time with each other. But of recent months the [...]

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Comment of the Week: The Only Thing You Can Control Is Yourself

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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photo via Flickr Reader Michael wrote a HUGE response to the post, “Your Call – Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? It was a little meandering, and we weren’t sure we were quite down with all of his advice, so we took the liberty of gently editing it a bit with the Em & Lo red pen: There [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 5)

Tuesday, February 4, 2014


screenshot from ABC’s The Bachelor Your date being interested in hearing about your career is not “AMAZING!”, it does not make him an extraordinary human being with mystical qualities that make him the perfect guy for you. Asking you about your job and him actually listening to the answer should be the bare minimum for [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Uses Dating Sites for “Conversation”

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo I’m in a different city from my boyfriend of 3+ years, studying for a degree. On my last visit home I discovered he has profiles on several dating websites, and his inbox is full of messages with attractive strangers. I confronted him about it twice, and both times [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 4)

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


photo courtesy of ABC/Christopher Jue When your date confides in you about their terrible, deadbeat, alcoholic father who abandoned them, do NOT respond with, “Wow, that must have been so difficult for your father.” The appropriate response is, “Wow, that must have been so difficult for your YOU.” Don’t tell your date what you think [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 3)

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


photo courtesy of ABC/Rick Rowell Date location don’ts: cold and dirty city harbors (that you intend to swim in), sport stadium hot dog kitchens (that you intend to make out in), and bungee-jumping bridges next to busy 8-lane freeways. If you put just the tip in, it doesn’t count. We’re of course talking about putting just [...]

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Your Call: How Does She Proposition Her Professor After Graduation?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


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 on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section. Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New [...]

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