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Tag Archive | "Friends with Benefits"

When His Mouth Says “Booty Call” But His Body Says “Relationship”

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I met this guy who is really sweet and nice.  He is 20 and I am 21.  We’ve hung out a few times and I am starting to like him.  Then, I saw him at a fraternity party the other night (although he does not go to my [...]

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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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Comment of the Week: Booty Calls Require Good Communication

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Another incredibly eloquent proponent of the well-negotiated booty call: Typhimurium in response to our post,  “Your Call: Will Ground Rules Scare Off My Booty Call?”  So I recently had a really successful friend-with-benefits relationship, and if it’s all right I’d love to share what was key for me in building it. My friend and I were [...]

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Your Call: Can You Downgrade 3-Year Relationship to “Casual”?

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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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.  Submit Your Own Question to [...]

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Comment of the Week: Friends with Benefits Starts with Friends

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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Reader Anathema said the following in response to our post, “Your Call: Is This a FWB Situation or Something More?” We’re pretty sure she’s the most well-adjusted friend-with-benefits we’ve ever heard of! I had a wonderful FWB thing with a guy for 2 1/2 years. He and I were both in open relationships (which is why [...]

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Your Call: Is This a FWB Situation or Something More?

Monday, October 28, 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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Comment of the Week: Even Friends with Benefits Spoon

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Reader Finikki said the following in response to our post, “Your Call: Is This a FWB Situation or Something More?” When someone tells you they don’t want a relationship, believe them. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that experiencing intimacy with someone (like cuddling and talking for hours) necessarily means they want a relationship. People [...]

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My BDSM Relationship Is Giving Me Nightmares

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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“Em & Lo’s Shades of Play Kit” at GoodVibes 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. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I have, for lack of [...]

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Your Call: Will Ground Rules Scare Off My Booty Call?

Tuesday, April 2, 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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Dear Em & Lo: How Do I Go from “Friends” to More?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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Get Personal Advice Publicly on EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, I’ve known this girl “Ashley” since high school band eight years ago. We instantly hit it off as friends the day we met because of our mutual liking of illegal substances. I know it’s cliche, but I’ve had a crush [...]

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