Holidays
Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Do I HAVE to Go to My Partner’s Family Thanksgiving?

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 months invited me […]

Special Issues
The Thanksgiving Issue: Love in the Time of Turkey

Wise Guys: How to Win Over His Mother at Thanksgiving Don’t miss Joel Derner’s fail-safe technique for winning over mothers at the holidays! Wise Guys – When Can I Invite Him for Thanksgiving? Sage advice from three men who like turkey. 10 Ways to Win Over Your Partner’s Parents This Thanksgiving “Engage in no more […]

News
Vote Today!

No excuses! On this day — today, Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 — you’ve got to get out and vote to, among other things, protect women’s rights, including access to birth control, safe abortions, good sex ed, and equal pay for equal work. Even if it doesn’t seem like there’s any difference between Republicans and […]

Special Issues
The Halloween Issue

The 10 Sexiest Scary Movies Horrifying and hot. The 10 Most Romantic “Monster” Movies Love can be scary. How to Have Sex with a Vampire A top 10 for all you Twilight fans. Are Halloween Couples’ Costumes Cute or Cloying? What do you think? Let us know! Halloween Haiku Contest Winners please, babe? just the tip? / he […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call: Can He Skip the Couples Costume This Halloween?

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.   Dear Em & Lo, My girlfriend wants to do a couple’s costume for Halloween this year. I don’t. I think it’s cheesy […]

Horoscopes
Your Halloween Horoscopes: 10-27-14

photo via Flickr Each week, we at EMandLO.com predict the course of your love life for the week with our own version of irreverent horoscopes — ignore our advice at your own peril. (Hyperbole intended for dramatic effect.) aries (Mar. 21st-Apr. 20th) What’s the hurry? Take your time and get to know a potential partner […]

Pop Culture
Photos of the Week: Sexy Shadowy Ghosts from Getty

When you do a search on Getty Images for “halloween sex,” you get a lot of cheesy cosplay stuff. You also get a lot of cool silhouettes behind glass that call to mind — somewhat disturbingly — ghosts, orgasms, and the “Psycho” shower scene. And what’s interesting is, they’re taken by several different photographers, not […]

Pop Culture
The 10 Sexiest Scary Movies

A lot of horror movies just throw in the obligatory topless scene and consider that “sexy.” We’re raising the bar here. All the movies below (except one) receive fresh ratings on RottenTomatoes.com’s ‘s Tomatometer and were seminal contributions to the horror genre in some way. Or else they just tickled our fright fancy. (There was some […]

Pop Culture
The 10 Most Romantic “Monster” Movies

It’s Halloween time, when every network piles on the scary movies. We’re not ones for blood and gore, but give us a good love story, and we’ll happily take a fright or two. Not that these ten flicks are all that frightening, or blood-curdling, or horrifying — they’re mostly pretty tame compared to the usual […]

How To
5 Reasons Why Sea Sex Sucks

It’s that time of year. The temperatures go up, the clothes come off, and you’re at the beach/by the pool/in the hot tub with your honey. Things can easily get frisky quickly. Come on, who doesn’t want to recreate that pool scene from Showgirls? Well, we don’t. We hate to rain on your already-wet water-sex […]

Pop Culture
Dads Suffer Too: Helping Bereaved Fathers Cope with Loss

Tara Shafer is the founder of ReconceivingLoss.com, a site dedicated to helping parents cope with pregnancy and infant loss, especially through story sharing.  The German poet Friedrich Ruckert once wrote: “O you, refuge of your father/light of joy/extinguished all too soon” in reference to the death of his child. Following the stillbirth of our son in 2005, my […]

Toys
10 Father’s Day Gifts That Have Nothing to Do with the Barbecue

Crosley Portable Turntable Yeah, yeah, we get it: Dad likes to barbecue meaty things. But did it ever occur to you that maybe Dad likes sensual massage or a little butt play, too? Okay, so these aren’t necessarily the gifts that you’d give to your own father, but for the father of your own children? […]

News
LAST CHANCE to Win a Tess & James Feel-Good Package for Mother’s Day!

sponsored post Your odds of winning this Mother’s Day Feel Good Package made especially for EMandLO.com readers by Tess & James — a new, small batch production company specializing in feel good products made from ingredients that are gentle on the skin, nice to your nose, and free of artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives — are ridonkulous! But […]

Toys
Win a Mother’s Day Feel-Good Package from Tess & James!

sponsored post Tess & James is a new, small batch production company specializing in feel good products made from ingredients that are gentle on the skin, nice to your nose, and free of artificial colors, artificial flavors and preservatives. They believe that taking time to care for yourself enables you to give lovingly to others. So Tess & […]

Pop Culture
Moms Are Kinky People Too!

Lelo’s Etherea Silk Cuffs Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Sure, you could get her some nice flowers…again. Or you could get her something she’ll really enjoy: our new book, 150 SHADES OF PLAY: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink! Hear us out: Moms loved the Twilight series, but secretly wished there was more sex […]

Toys
11 Sensual Gifts for May 11th (Mother’s Day)

Flowers are okay. But moms like other stuff too: soft stuff, scented stuff, stress-relieving stuff, sexy stuff. Okay, so maybe you don’t want to get your Mom (or the mother of your children) a big ol’ dildo for Mother’s Day. But let’s try to think outside the vase. Below are some great gifts (for any budget) […]