How To
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Orgasms

At least half the advice questions we receive from readers are about orgasms, and we’ve 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’t know… 1. Men Fake, Too Sure, women fake orgasms sometimes — we […]

Comment of the Week: How You Know He’s “The One”

Reader MarcieT said the following in response to our post “Your Call: How Do I Know If He’s ‘The One’?” What would you add to this list? (Um, sexual compatibility, anyone?) What would you not include? (Maybe you like watching TV on your own…) You know he’s “The One” when: You miss having him beside you […]

Say “I Do” to Hot Monogamy with LELO’s Bridal Pleasure Set

sponsored post Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something… really blue. LELO’s Bridal Pleasure Set — gorgeously packaged in wedding white, naturally — is here to spice up this year’s wedding season. It’s a saucy and unique gift idea for a bridal shower, bachelorette party, or even a surprise wedding gift — trust us, […]

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Why Public Proposals Are a Bad Idea

If you’re thinking about proposing to your partner in public, you might want to browse the stories on first. If you haven’t been sucked into yet, it’s an addictive awesome time-suck (okay, so maybe you shouldn’t check it out then!), where real people answer questions about everything from “What is the nicest thing […]

Personal Essays
How One Couple Gets Closer to Go Further… In Bed (Part 1 of 2)

sponsored post ***Originally Posted on May 2nd, 2013*** Introducing Our “Get Closer Go Further” Project We’re thrilled to team up with Durex for this “Get Closer to Go Further” project, which encourages committed couples to do just that: build intimacy in order to explore more sexual territories together. And when we say “go further,” we’re not just talking […]

How To
5 Ways to Rekindle the Flame

photo via flickr True love and deep intimacy aren’t a guarantee of hot sex. In fact, being in long-term love might be the reason your sex life is dull! After all, it’s hard to get excited when you know all your partner’s moves, when you know they’re not going anywhere, when you know every bad […]

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Should Marriage Vows Expire Every Seven Years?

photo via flickr Driver’s licenses expire. Professional licenses expire. Even dog licenses expire. But marriage licenses are for life! On the one hand, this is kind of the whole point of marriage, right? That you can’t just walk away from each other, that you are committed, even when things get tough, even when your kids are […]

Your Call
Your Call: Can a Relationship Work If One Person Is More Into It?

Question of the week: Can a relationship survive if one person loves their partner more than the other loves them back? Women have been told for generations — usually by their mothers or aunts or grandmothers — that they should “marry a man who loves you just a little more than you love him.” It’s […]

Comment of the Week: If He’s Being Secretive, He’s a Spy or a Player

Reader Jenna said the following in response to the post “Your Call: How Can She Tell If a Guy Is Playing Games?” Men who are serious about relationships usually have a certain amount of transparency. They let you meet friends or family without it being a big production. They share details of their day or […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: He Says It’s Just Sex, But Then He Holds My Hand

photo via flickr Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, I met this guy through Facebook. We met up at a bar he goes to all the time. When I come walking in he does a double take. We hit it off right off the bat! Yeah! […]