Jealousy
Personal Essays
Comment of the Week: I’m Jealous of My Wife’s Friends

Reader Jeff posted the following in response to our post, “Your Call: Why Is My Husband Jealous of My Female Friendships?” We thought it would be a great jumping off point for a debate about how to compromise in a relationship when one person wants a lot more solo time with their friends than another. How […]

Your Call
Your Call: My Boyfriend’s Boss Sexually Harasses Him But He Doesn’t Care

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. The letter is long this week, but it’s […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Can’t Handle My Sexual Past

photo via flickr Dear Em & Lo, I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for almost a year now. We have known one another three total years. In the beginning of our friendship, I treated him like a best friend, and told him quite a bit about my sexual past with ex-boyfriends. It […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Vanessa, My Boyfriend Cries “Cheater!” on the Days I Feel “Looser”

photo via Flickr Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood® Federation of America, will be answering your questions on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, My boyfriend gets upset that sometimes my vagina is looser than other times. […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation – My BF Gave Me a Necklace, Then Shagged My Mum

photo by lindyireland Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about love and sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’ve had this dream on several occasions now, and it’s really bothering me. It starts with me organizing […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo – My Boyfriend Talks to His Female Friends Way Too Much

hat from Zazzle.com Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been with my boyfriend for a little over a year, and we have a very honest and loving relationship. While I have struggled with jealous tendencies in the past, I have come to a point where I trust him completely and know he would not ever lie […]

Confessions
Comments of the Week: Learn to Dance, Men!

photo by tauress We were expecting most of the advice for the “Your Call” post about a guy who doesn’t like it when his girlfriend dances with other guys to focus on jealousy and insecurity issues. But instead you surprised us with some awesome practical advice on taking dance lessons… Why aren’t YOU dancing with […]

Dear Em & Lo
Your Call – I Hate It When My GF Dances with Other Guys

Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been with my girlfriend for over two years and I still get very upset when other guys ask her to dance. I understand she’s not doing anything wrong, just going out and having a good time. I assume it’s because I’m just very scared of losing her. I think it […]

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Your Call – Why Is My Husband Jealous of My Female Friendships?

Dear Em & Lo, Following a year of very intensive therapy to deal with PTSD resulting from a childhood of abuse, I’ve emerged whole, happy, and healthy. My husband says I’m a changed woman; more confidant, happier, at peace with myself and my life. In the process of learning to accept and love myself, I’ve […]

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Your Call: Trust Issues That Are 20 Years Old

Dear Em & Lo, I dated a guy 20 years ago for about 8 months and he recently found me online. We broke up originally because of me, I was 19 and really thought that I was in love with the guy I cheated on him with. I had a child with the guy I […]