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Tag Archive | "Etiquette"

Your Call: Do I HAVE to Go to My Partner’s Family Thanksgiving?

Monday, November 24, 2014

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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. Make your call on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Hi, My boyfriend of eight [...]

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7 Tips for Determining Who Pays on a Date

Friday, October 31, 2014

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photo via Flickr Dates may be cheap but they ain’t never free. So who coughs up? Whoever did the asking pays for the date. This is 2014, people, it’s so last century to assume the man always gets it. However, if you’ve been asked out, you should always assume you’ll be going dutch to avoid [...]

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Comment of the Week: Blow Jobs Aren’t an Inalienable Right

Thursday, October 16, 2014

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In an impassioned response to our post, “Your Call: She Doesn’t Like Going Down,” reader Sara¬†doesn’t pull any punches when discussing those who prioritize sex acts over actual people. She really gets going in the fourth paragraph!: You know what makes it easier to like something? Being able to choose freely whether to do it [...]

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What Guys Really Think When a Woman Has Sex on the First Date

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “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, and we’re both horny?” Straight [...]

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Why He Didn’t Call or Text When He Said He Would

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Why didn’t he call ¬†(or text/email/Gchat/et al) when he said he would? Straight Married Guy (Matt): There’s a simple answer to this one: it doesn’t matter. Most women I know get very worked up over this, and it never helps anything. It [...]

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Straight Guys: How to Respond to Being Hit On by a Woman

Friday, August 1, 2014

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photo via Flickr A note to straight men: We’re constantly hearing you guys complain that you still have to do almost all of the pick-up leg-work. But then when a woman does attempt to hit on you in a bar, a lot of you turn around and call her “desperate” — even in 2014! (Er, [...]

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The Bachelorette: What Happens in the Fantasy Suite Stays in the Fantasy Suite?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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screen shot of ABC’s “After the Final Rose” Last night’s “After the Final Rose” was the most dramatic ever! Not because the Bachelorette (Andi Dorfman) got engaged to a guy (Josh “I Can’t Put My Arms Down” Murray) after only knowing him for two and a half months and only going on, like, three dates [...]

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Comment of the Week: Porn Is No Biggie

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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photo via Flickr Reader Jessica¬†wrote the following in response to our post,¬†”Wise Guys: He Looks at Other Women But Gets Jealous If I Ogle Men“: I used to be one of those women, when I was younger, who would fly off the handle if I saw my boyfriend looking at another woman. After going through [...]

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Poll: Is the Gym Off-Limits as a Pick-Up Spot?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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photo via Flickr Recently, Johnny, one of our most loyal commenters, posted the following in response to our Blog Snog partner’s article “Guys of Reddit share the cheesy pickup lines that actually kind of work“: The lesson behind those corny pickup lines is that women like an outgoing guy. It‚Äôs not the lines that worked [...]

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Comment of the Week: How to Talk About Penis Size with Your Man

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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photo via Flickr Reader Tony¬†offers the following answer to the post question¬†“If He Asks About Size, Can I Tell Him the Truth?”¬†: I would try as much as possible to stay with a response that is both kind and honest. ¬†As a man, if my partner is trying to stick to those two principles I [...]

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