Family
How To
10 Rules for Surviving Your In-Laws This Holiday Season

You may tie each other up every Monday and feel completely comfortable exploring each other’s less traveled orifices, or you may consider doggie style to be “experimental” — but when it comes to the holidays, we’re all just a bunch of overgrown kids hoping to survive extended time with the in-laws (or potential future in-laws). […]

Dream Interpretation
What Does My Scary Pregnancy Dream Mean? Especially Since I’m Not Pregnant?

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex & relationships. If you’ve got a good one, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg just might tell you what it means! Click here to submit yours (18 and older only for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri about a scary pregnancy dream: So, I have been having this dream in […]

How To
10 Steps to Surving a Holiday Dinner with Family Who Voted for Trump

This post was updated from the original: “#Trumpsgiving” Chances are you’ll have to spend this holiday break with a few family members who voted for the human candied yam. You could always just cancel holiday plans all together, hole up in your house, and binge watch some light fare like “The Walking Dead.” But if for some […]

Dream Interpretation
My Boyfriend Just Died But He Came Back to Life in My Dream

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. If you’ve got a good one, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg just might tell you what it means! Click here to submit yours (18 and older only for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: My boyfriend of 12 years and the father of my kids died 3 weeks ago […]

Polls
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Fantasy?

There are popular themes that come up again and again in people’s fantasies. We’re curious if they figure in your dirty thoughts. We created two polls, one for ladies and, below that, one for men. If your favorite fantasy isn’t listed here, let us know what it is in the comments below! Check back later […]

Dream Interpretation
I Keep Dreaming My Husband Is “Walking the Cat” of Another Woman

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 for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: I had a dream that my husband […]

Your Call
Should I Tell My Sibling What I Think of Their New Partner?

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, My sister has a […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Is He Still Mourning…Or Just Not That Into Me?

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. Submit Your Own Question to […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: When Is a Good Time to Meet the Parents?

Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “When is a good time to meet the parents and when is too soon?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Straight Single Guy (Max): The only thing that I know is that meeting the parents has got to be planned and discussed ahead of […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Where Should a Husband/Stepfather’s Loyalties Lie?

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. And frankly, this one is a doozie. Make your call by leaving your response in the comments section below. Dear […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys – When Can I Invite Him for Thanksgiving?

photo by thestarmama Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “When will a guy feel comfortable being invited to his partner’s family’s place for Thanksgiving?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. Straight Married Guy (James Glazebrook): It depends — is he Native American? Is it cool […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I Don't Want My Parents' Relationship

Mrs. & Mr. Cleaver A college-student contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: I have never met two people who love each other more than my parents. They get a pre-work coffee together every morning. They never get sick of talking to each other. They complete each other’s […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: My 3rd Cousin Confesses Love Over the Phone

photo by mistress_f 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. This week, a reader asks Lauri: In real life, my third cousin is 20 years older than me. He lived with my family until I was […]

Personal Essays
My New Sex Ed Teacher: Mom

A contributor friend of ours, who wishes to remain anonymous, has a confession to make: Until about a year ago, my mother was always very close-minded about sex. I never had “the talk” with either of my parents, and I learned about intercourse and other modes of love making via fellow classmates, porn, and the […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Used My Mom’s Vibrator!

photo by kingnixon 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 (after the jump). This week, a reader asks Lauri: I had the WEIRDEST dream last night! In the dream, I was sleeping and suddenly I wake […]