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Tag Archive | "Monogamy"

What Made Your Marriage Fail?

Tuesday, April 1, 2014


Are you separated, divorced, or on your way there? If so, we want to hear from you. (We promise complete anonymity!) We’re working on a new project about happy-ever-afters… and not-so-happy-ever-afters… and we want to interview couples, over email, about the thing that caused their marriage to fail. If you’re interested in sharing your story [...]

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What Makes YOUR Marriage Work?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Are you happily married? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re working on a new project celebrating happy-ever-afters, and we want to interview you over email to find out what makes your marriage a happy one. You can stay completely anonymous, we promise! (Unless you’d care to brag.) If you’re interested in sharing [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Boyfriend Doesn’t Want to Go On Dates Anymore

Wednesday, February 12, 2014


If only all couch potatoes looked like this Dear Em & Lo, I have been married and divorced and only just started to date again. Been with this guy for 8 months now. No problems with him lying, cheating, etc. Started off great. Going out, spending time with each other. But of recent months the [...]

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Book Excerpt: Bedded Bliss – A Couple’s Guide to Lust Ever After

Thursday, January 9, 2014


Bedded Bliss: A Couple‚Äôs Guide to Lust Ever After¬†does something novel: it intersperses marital advice for keeping long-term monogamy hot with a collection of erotica. Author Kristina Wright — the editor of a over dozen¬†Cleis Press¬†anthologies, including¬†Fairy Tale Lust, Dream Lover, Lustfully Ever After, Duty and Desire¬†and¬†the Best Erotic Romance¬†series — begins each chapter of [...]

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2014: Year of the Vanilla Revolution?

Tuesday, January 7, 2014


Image via Flickr | Sponsored Post The Fifty Shades of Grey movie may not be scheduled for release until February 13, 2015, but according to LELO, the kinky sex revolution is already waning. According to sales figures of LELO toys, tracked across their top 20 leading markets, sales of BDSM accessories such as whips and teasers reached [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I Cheated on My Boyfriend And Don’t Regret It

Wednesday, September 25, 2013


Dear Em & Lo, So I am currently in a relationship with my boyfriend of 8 years, going on 9. We have been together since high school and are now in our mid twenties. I love him very much and used to see myself spending the rest of my life with him up until just a [...]

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Comment of the Week: Monogamish Is the Future

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Franklin Veaux‚Äôs¬†Map of Non-Monogamy This week’s Comment of the Week by AlanK is a response to last week’s Comment of the Week called “9 Reasons Why Women Cheat” by ¬†Johnny, which was a response to the post “Why Women Cheat — A Married Man Goes Undercover”: Things wear out; the tires on your car wear [...]

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Are Women Even Less Naturally Monogamous Than Men?

Thursday, August 29, 2013


Daniel Bergner is one of our favorite writers on the topic of sex. A few years back he wrote the awesome book The Other Side of Desire, which we raved about at the time, and then shortly after he wrote a cover story about female desire for the New York Times magazine, which we also [...]

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Can You Beat the Urge to Stray with One Freebie a Year?

Thursday, August 1, 2013


photo via flickr “If I tell my child, ‚ÄėNo pizza, no pizza, no pizza,‚Äô what does he want more than anything Pizza!‚ÄĚ And so it is with her husband and sex, claims Russian pop star Masha Lopatova. She is married to Andrei Kirilenko, a basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets — and she has told [...]

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Orgasms

Thursday, July 18, 2013


At least half the advice questions we receive from readers are about orgasms, and we‚Äôve been dishing about orgasms for almost fifteen years, but even we are constantly learning new things about how orgasms work. Here are five orgasm tidbits you probably don‚Äôt know… 1. Men Fake, Too Sure, women fake orgasms sometimes — we [...]

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