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Tag Archive | "Dating"

Wise Guys: What’s the Best Relationship Advice You Ever Got?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012


Advice from three of¬†EMandLO.com‚Äôs¬†guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given about relationships?” To ask the guys your own question,¬†click here. Single Straight Guy (Scott Phrenetik):¬†“Make sure she’s happy.” Every woman is different and there are a myriad of ways to accomplish this, but by far the [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Did I Ruin Things By Sleeping with Him Too Soon?

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


photo via flickr G’day mates (yep I’m Australian), Okay, the scenario:¬†Met a guy on a Friday at a shop. Swapped numbers and he asked me out. I couldn’t that weekend cause I was busy with my bday party.¬†He texted me Saturday night to ask how the party was going and mentioned he was close by. [...]

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Online Dating’s Fatal Flaws

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


photo via Flickr Researches recently published¬†a book-length article in the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest¬†on the scientific flaws of online dating. They wrote a layperson’s summary for¬†Scientific American, but even that was three pages long (practically an eternity in internet time). So here’s what you need to know in a nutshell: Online dating’s [...]

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Blog Snog: How Kids Today Ask Dates to the Prom

Monday, May 7, 2012


photo via TresSugar College Candy: 11 things he should have been upfront about The Frisky: Top 10 lies women tell men YourTango: How do you share your sexual fantasies? How About We: British vs. American dating slang HuffPo Women: 13 totally bizarre dating books TresSugar: How the kids these days are asking dates to the prom.

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Wise Guys: The Top 3 No-No’s for a Straight Woman on a 1st Date

Tuesday, April 24, 2012


Advice from three of¬†EMandLO.com‚Äôs¬†guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What are the top 3 no-no’s for a woman to do on a first date?“ To ask the guys your own question,¬†click here. Committed¬†Gay Guy (Dwayne): 1. talking about ex boyfriends 2. planning the wedding 3. crying   Married Straight Guy (Jake):¬†This is the [...]

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Top 10 Worst Things to Hear on a First Date

Wednesday, April 11, 2012


photo via Flickr Consider this advice on what NOT to say on a first (or second or third or fourth or fifth…) date: You remind me of my ex. I can’t stay out too late tonight — the season finale of “The Bachelorette” is on. Cutco knives are so awesome. I only cry during rom [...]

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“Losing Control”: Can Scientific Principles Help You Find Love?

Thursday, March 22, 2012


photo courtesy of PhD Productions Losing Control (opening tomorrow, March 23rd, at the Quad Cinema in NYC) is a romantic comedy about a female scientist who decides she wants scientific proof that her boyfriend is the One. Oh yeah, and her science lab day job involves studying an obscene amount of semen. But this is [...]

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Comment of the Week: Moving Past Rigid Gender-Based Dating Rules

Wednesday, March 21, 2012


photo via flickr James S. said the following in response to the post “Wise Guys: Can’t Women Ask Men Out?” I think that the root of many men responding negatively to women who approach men comes down to two things: sexism and pride. This form of sexism starts at birth in blue being for boys [...]

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5 Better Ways to Express Your Intimacy

Friday, February 3, 2012

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photo via flickr A recent survey by Pew Internet and the American Life Project found that one in three teens had shared a password (email, Facebook, etc.) with a friend or boyfriend or girlfriend. Apparently sharing your password is the new way to express intimacy, to prove to your partner that you have nothing to [...]

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Question of the Week: What’s Your Number?

Thursday, January 19, 2012


The movie What’s Your Number? (just released on DVD) is based on the totally annoying premise that a woman (played by the usually much funnier and better-than-this Anna Faris) freaks out when she reads a magazine article and discovers that her sexual body count (20) is twice the average. So she decides that rather than [...]

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