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Tag Archive | "Marriage"

13 Ways of Looking at a “Wife Bonus”

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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The Primates of Park Avenue by Wednesday Martin is on sale now In case you’ve been living under a rock the past few days, it turns out that some Upper East Side stay-at-home moms, married to hedge fund managers (etc.), apparently get end of year “wife bonuses” for good housekeeping. Yeah. We know. What these [...]

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Wedding Gift Idea: Intimate Art Kit

Thursday, April 30, 2015

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This has been around for a few years, but the unique product launching site¬†The Grommet just re-featured it in a recent newsletter: The Love Is Art Kit¬†–¬†a way for couples to make abstract art with their naked bodies while they get it on. Jeremy Brown, the South African-born artist who’s created the kit, has been [...]

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Why Marriage Vows Should Include Sex

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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photo via flickr Traditional marriage vows cover better… and worse; sickness… and health; riches…. and poverty; forsaking all others… but not its opposite. What is the opposite of forsaking all others, anyway? Well, if forsaking all others is about the absence of sex (with other people), then its opposite, in our opinion, is the presence [...]

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6 Fun Ways to Seduce Your Husband

Thursday, April 2, 2015

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photo via Flickr Let’s face it: seducing straight guys ain’t that hard. A little cleavage and some footsie is pretty much all it takes. The challenge comes after 10 years of marriage, when a lot of the mystery is gone and Internet porn never has a headache. What follows are six classic approaches to seduction [...]

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An Open Marriage Can’t Fix Something That’s Already Broken

Thursday, March 26, 2015

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A new memoir called The Wild Oats Project: One Woman’s Midlife Quest for Passion At Any Cost is giving a lot of committed monogamists the chance to say “I told you so!” about open marriage. Here’s the book in a nutshell: San Francisco-based magazine editor Robin Rinaldi felt like her marriage was in a rut, [...]

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10 Questions to Ask Each Other Before Getting Married

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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We’re not talking here about the kinds of questions everyone should ask each other before deciding to get married — things that could be actual deal-breakers, like, Do you want kids? And, Are you a member of the Republican party? No, these ten questions are things you should ask each other in order to have [...]

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Your Call: My Husband and I Don’t Care That We Don’t Have Much Sex. Should We?

Monday, March 16, 2015

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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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Your Call: How Do You Know If It’s Settling or Being Smart

Tuesday, March 10, 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. Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.  Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, [...]

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How to Have Kinky Sex with Your Vanilla Husband

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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photo via Wikimedia Commons Reader subgirl said the following in response to our post, “He‚Äôs Kinky, She‚Äôs Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed?“¬†¬†Heads up, everyone in a mixed-cone, chocolate-swirl-slash-vanilla relationship, there is hope! I am a submissive woman and I have a wonderful vanill-ish husband who plays along with me. We communicate our needs to one [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelor,” for Bachelors (Bali)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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via ABC.com Wow, what happened to the all the world travel the contestants on (and viewers of) The Bachelor/ette have come to know and love?  They really kept it real (and cheap) this season, by limiting the majority of the shooting to the continental United States. Santa Fe, the Badlands, Arlington, Iowa? Pretty much the least [...]

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