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Tag Archive | "Dating"

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

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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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

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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

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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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Top 5 Lessons Learned from Season 9 Episode 2 of The Bachelorette

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Take a tip from a 12 Step Program: no trauma bonding! Admitting to your absentee father / drug-addict mother / type 1 diabetes / poverty status / lactose intolerance is not first-date A material. That said, if you’re forced to wear an itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny flesh-colored bikini bottom and shake your junk in front of the [...]

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Your Call: How Can She Get a Boyfriend?

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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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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New Book: The End of Sex

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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The End of Sex by Donna Frietas is getting a lot of action lately, with reviews calling it “important, wise, and brave” (The Atlantic), “illuminating” (WSJ), “straight-forward, well-researched, and eye-opening” (Publishers Weekly), and with Frietas herself penning an editorial for the Washington Post and nabbing a coveted spot on The Today Show. Subtitled “How Hookup [...]

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Comment of the Week (OR EMandLO.com Has the Smartest Readers!)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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We feel honored, lucky and humble that some very smart readers and writers choose EMandLO.com as their place to intelligently discuss and debate issues of sexuality and culture. Exhibit A: The comments section of last week’s Comment of the Week, which was a response to the post “Your Call – How Long Can a Virgin Make [...]

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Wise Guys: Is Sex on a First Date a Relationship Killer?

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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photo by kreetube Advice from three of EM & LO‘s guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Does sleeping with a guy on a first date really ruin my chances for a future relationship with him? What if it’s obvious we really like each other, the chemistry’s great, we have a lot in common, [...]

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Comment of the Week: The Real Reason They Never Call

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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photo via Flickr An interesting exchange about the call that never comes occurred in the comments section of the post “Wise Guys: Why Didn’t He Call When He Said He Would?” Johnny, we’ll take your kinder, gentler pickup techniques over more aggressive, mean-spirited “attack” approaches any day: Phonecall Says: The problem is not them NOT calling, [...]

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An Interview with This Week’s “Modern Love” Writer, Laurie Sandell

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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photo by Alexandra DeFurio Our good friend, colleague, and fellow shameless Bachelor  fan, Laurie Sandell, is a successful freelance magazine writer (Marie Claire, New York, In Style), graphic memoirist (The Impostor’s Daughter), nonfiction book author (Truth and Consequences: Life Inside the Madoff Family) and coffee shop dweller (18th Street Coffee Shop in Santa Monica). This past [...]

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