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Tag Archive | "Monogamy"

Books – Affection: A Memoir About Sex Addiction and Monogamy

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Affection: An Erotic Memoir by Krissy Kneen is a story of compulsive sexual exploration, sex addiction — and, ultimately, blissful, married monogamy. Australian author Kneen was raised by a group of protective and eccentric women who forbade any and every expression of sexuality… and we all know where that leads. We chatted to Kneen about [...]

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Confession: Cohabitation Is No Honeymoon

Thursday, July 22, 2010

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photo by JDAC Our contributor Chlo√ę Browne, who’s pursuing an Honors Major in Gender and Sexuality Studies at at Swarthmore College, has a confession to make: About a month ago, tethered to my parents’ couch by a recent wisdom tooth surgery, I found myself in pursuit of life advice from my technological bestie, Google. I [...]

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How NOT to Spice Up Your Relationship

Friday, June 25, 2010

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photo by Jason Clapp The following Em & Lo article is also published in¬†Sexis,¬†EdenFantasys.com‚Äôs magazine: We’ve been in the magazine business for more than ten years, and we are still suckers for those stupid headlines like “537 Ways to Improve Your Sex Life TONIGHT!” We just can’t help flipping to that article while we’re stuck [...]

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Dream Interpretation – I Told BF I Was Pregnant and He Withheld Sex

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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photo by karindaiziel Other people‚Äôs dreams are never interesting‚Ķexcept when they‚Äôre about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I’m female, single, and very NOT pregnant, but I recently had a dream in which I had just told the [...]

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Books: The Husbands and Wives Club

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Before we started reading The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group by Laurie Abraham (based on this NYT mag cover story), we had a number of preconceived notions. (1) Okay, so other people’s therapy might be interesting when Gabriel Byrne plays the therapist on HBO, but real-life [...]

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Marriage But Were Afraid to Ask

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Neither one of us ever read Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love (soon to be a movie starring Julia Roberts) — we were both faintly annoyed by the idea of being along for the ride while some over-analytical divorcee worked through her problems on paper. But then Curtis Sittenfeld’s review of Gilbert’s Committed: A [...]

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10 Reasons Why the First Marriage Rocks Our World

Thursday, October 29, 2009

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photo by cliff1066 The cover story in this weekend’s¬†New York Times Magazine is¬†about the First Marriage. It’s both inspiring and a little chastening — let’s see¬†you be President or First Lady and still rock hot monogamy like that. And also a little terrifying — how would we ever recover from an Obama divorce? We’d lose [...]

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Living Together 7 Years = Common Law Married?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

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photo by adactio Our friend Robin Epstein and her sister Amy Epstein Feldman just wrote a hilarious (not to mention helpful) book called So Sue Me, Jackass! Avoiding Legal Pitfalls That Can Come Back to Bite You at Work, at Home, and at Play. Over the past three weeks, we’ve published excerpts answering questions like¬†“Can [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: My Work-Crush Won’t Dump His GF

Friday, September 18, 2009

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Dear Em & Lo, I am torn. I don’t want to be a male poacher, however, “Bob,” who is my coworker, and I have undeniable chemistry. We have never physically done anything — nothing! He does say to me quite often that he wishes he and I were together. He has cooked for me, he [...]

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Writer Defends Adulterers, Calls the Rest of Us “Holier Than Thou”

Monday, August 31, 2009

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photo via venetia_joubert_sarah_oosterveld If you’ve listened to Howard Stern even once over the past decade (that’d be Em, not Lo), then you know that one of his most loyal advertisers is the Ashley Madison Agency — the online dating site that caters to married people with the tagline “Life is short. Have an affair.” Charming. [...]

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