Lube
Personal Essays
Top 6 Reasons to Love Lube

photo via flickr In addition to being a cheerleader for lube, our contributor Jewely Hoxie also studies Human Sexuality at the University of California Santa Cruz (read her blog here): One of my favorite movie quotes of all time is from My Big Fat Greek Wedding: “My dad believed in two things: That Greeks should […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate, Why Am I Not Wet Even When I’m Turned On?

photo via Flickr Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions every few weeks on EMandLO.com. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Why am I not wet sometimes, even when I am turned on? — Sahara […]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa: Why Am I Always Wet?

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, I have a very embarrassing problem: my vagina is always wet all the […]

How To
6 Sexual Habits Everyone Should Keep

photo via CollegeCandy.com We constantly hear how we should avoid getting into a sexual rut and keep trying new things. But just as important is to develop some good sexual habits — things that you should be engaging in on a regular basis with your partner (whatever regular means to you) — now and always. […]

Confessions
Comment of the Week: Lube Is Awesome!

photo by Mike Goren Frannie, commenting on the post “Wise Guys: How Do Men Feel About Lube?”: Lube is awesome. Always. It is never bad. The boy and I both work around 60 hours per week and I really believe the reason busy, exhausted people often avoid sex is because the idea of nuanced, time-consuming […]

Wise Guys
Wise Guys: How Do Guys Feel About Lube?

photo by Mike Goren Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “How do guys feel about lube? Like if a new partner brings some to bed…? Intimidated? Grateful? Psyched? And how common is it for guys to have their own lube as a handy accessory for partner play?” To […]

Toys
A Saucy — But Not Too Saucy — Valentine’s Day Gift

We know that some of you probably have the kind of relationship with your partner, friends, siblings — even parents? too much? — where a trusty Rabbit Habit, or perhaps even an oversized, double-ended dildo, is an acceptable Valentine’s Day present. And then there are those of you who’d like to move beyond chocolates, but […]

What's Up Doc?
Dear Dr. Kate: I Get Too Wet

photo by the_tahoe_guy Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I think that I get too wet by far. Is there anything that will help […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Vaginal Tearing During Intercourse

photo by mistress_f Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, My boyfriend and I have been together over a year and a half and we’ve […]

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Dear Dr. Kate – Sex Starts Out Fine But Then Becomes Painful

photo by Gabriel Delgado Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here once a week. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, Okay, well here it goes. I really like sex. But my vagina doesn’t, I […]

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Dear Dr. Kate: Is My BF Too Big for Intercourse?

Dr. Kate is an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York City and she answers your medical questions here every few weeks. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Kate, I’ve started seeing this new guy who has a very wide, very long penis. The first time we […]

Personal Essays
Confession: I Lab-Tested Some Lubes

Durex Play More lube Our contributor Lisa has a confession to make: It’s not every day you get to take a new line of lube for a test drive — that’s one of the perks of contributing to EMandLO.com. I had sworn off the stuff for a while after a bad experience with the mint-flavored […]

Toys
Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silicone Lubes

Pink love gel The future of sex is silicone, and the future of sex is now. (And, no, this has nothing to do with fake ta-tas.) Yesterday we covered silicone toys, today it’s silicone lube. It feels and works just like oil — i.e., it’s waterproof (bring on the shower nozzle!), a little goes a […]

Do It Tonight
Do It Tonight! Add Some Lube to Your Lovin'

photo by Mike Goren Lube gets a bad rap, so we’d like to clear its name here once and for all: Store-bought personal lubricant is not a “crutch” for people with faulty machinery. And reaching for the wet stuff doesn’t mean you’re “not into it,” “frigid” or “kinky.” For women, natural lubrication doesn’t necessarily go […]