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Tag Archive | "Libido"

Your Call – Does Bad Sex Have to Be a Deal-Breaker?

Tuesday, August 3, 2010


photo by M31. Can sexual compatibility improve over time in a relationship — or does it need to be there from the start for the relationship to work? Is bad sex necessarily a deal-breaker? Read the letter below and then advise “Underwhelmed” in the feedback section below. Dear Em & Lo, I’ve always been a [...]

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Wise Guys: Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Sex?

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


photo by fhwrdh Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “Is there such a thing as too much sex for a guy? Or will men generally be up for it whenever it’s offered/available?” Gay Single Guy (Daniel): THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS TOO MUCH SEX for a guy. [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Any Medical Libido Booster for Gals?

Thursday, February 4, 2010


photo by Tiago Ribeiro Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, Is there a safe, medical way to improve my libido? Is there a [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Love Sex! Does That Make Me a Slut?

Friday, January 8, 2010


Dear Em & Lo, Lately, my need for sex has been UNQUENCHABLE. It’s reached the point where I’ve roped two booty calls into alternating nights. Am I a slut for doing this? I’m worried that I’m becoming addicted to sex — and I’m only 23! I’ve always had a high sex drive but I’ve never [...]

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Turns Out There IS Such a Thing as Too Many Orgasms

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


photos via BeautifulAgony.com When we first saw the headlines this past week about a woman who has 300 orgasms a day finally meeting the man of her dreams — i.e. a man who could keep up with her libido — we assumed the story would be about Marrena Lindberg, whom we interviewed last year for [...]

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Study: Housework Increases Sex No Matter Who Mops

Monday, October 26, 2009


photo from Porn for Women It’s long been a given in the sex advice biz that dudes who break out the vacuum cleaner every once in a while are more likely to get laid. We typically fight such Men-are-from-Mars-Women-are-from-Venus stereotypes, but we’ve heard too much anecdotal evidence to ignore this one. It’s not that watching [...]

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10 Good Reasons Why Women Have Sex

Friday, September 11, 2009


Why Women Have Sex by Cindy Meston and David Buss is on sale now It seems like everyone right now is talking about that new book Why Women Have Sex, by Cindy Meston and David Buss. Apparently lots of women reported having sex to keep the peace, to stave off boredom, to relieve a headache, [...]

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In Sleep vs. Sex Battle, the Winner is…Mattresses, Pills and PDAs

Thursday, August 20, 2009


photo by audreyjm529 It seems like every few years, someone comes out with a study about what percentage of the population would choose a good night’s sleep over sex. The studies are usually sponsored by a mattress company, or a pharmaceutical firm developing non-addictive (riiiiight) sleeping pills, or — as in the most recent case [...]

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Confession: Weight Gain Killed My Sex Life

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


photo by klynslis Our contributor is a student at an East coast university. And that‚Äôs all she‚Äôs willing to say. Except this‚Ķ There’s something about the heat of the summer sun that makes everyone a little more frisky, a little more excited, a little more promiscuous — it’s the season of bathing suits, little clothing, [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Have Zero Sex Drive. What’s Wrong with Me?

Wednesday, May 13, 2009


photo by Just_SallyRye Dear Em & Lo, I’m a 23-year old woman in a relationship with a wonderful guy — we’re celebrating two years together this month. We’re pretty serious about each other, but we have a serious hangup:¬† I have very little sex drive.¬† I’m not sure if he’s got an average drive or [...]

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