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Tag Archive | "Exes"

How to Conquer Your Jealousy for Good

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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by Moushumi Ghose for YourTango Don’t sweat it. Does your boyfriend or girlfriend still have a relationship of a platonic nature with his or her ex? Does this relationship with the ex keep popping up in your relationship to the point where you feel threatened by the relationship? Do you worry about their past, and their history together? Do [...]

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Why You Should Dump Someone Who’s Perfect for You

Friday, April 24, 2015

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Dear Em & Lo, I am 23 years old and A, my boyfriend of four years, and I are currently four months into a long-distance relationship until I graduate from my university this summer and move across the country to be with him. I recently connected with J, a guy that I was seeing five [...]

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Your Call: Can I Downgrade a Booty Call to Friend (No Benefits)?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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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.  Dear Em & Lo, I have been reading [...]

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10 Journal Prompts to Help You Get Over a Breakup

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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photo via flickr Two recent articles in the New York Times (here and here) discussed the benefits of writing things down to help you move on from a difficult situation. An aversion to exercise, for example, or trouble fitting in at a new job, or — the situation we hear about most often at EMandLO.com — [...]

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How to Organize Your Ex Out of Your Life

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo The two of us basically share a brain when it comes to this blog, and we are one hundred percent united on all the important issues in life, love, and dating: safe sex, orgasms for everyone, the superiority of flat-front pants, etc. But every now and [...]

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Comment of the Week: DTMFA!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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Reader Inness channeled her inner Dan Savage this week (DTMFA — look it up) with a heartfelt response to the post, “Help: My Inability to Orgasm Is Ruining My Relationship.” Now what we want to know is: How can we ensure that our snappy acronyms make it into the Urban Dictionary? DTMFA. This guy is shaming [...]

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Your Call: Should My Fiance Throw Out Memorabilia of His Ex?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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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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What Are the Rules for Dating Your Friend’s Exes?

Friday, August 15, 2014

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As a general rule, we think it’s bad manners — not to mention bad taste — to date or sleep with a friend’s ex, a.k.a. “dating the floor model.” Why ruin a perfectly good friendship for a hook-up that, let’s face it, probably won’t last the season? The ONLY way we think it’s acceptable to [...]

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Dream Interpretation: My Dreams Make Me Want to Contact My Ex

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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vintage album cover via flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’ve been having lots of [...]

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Dream Interpretation: My Ex and I Get Back Together and We’re…Happy!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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photo via flickr Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: My ex and I have been broken [...]

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