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Tag Archive | "Non-monogamy"

Can Open Relationships Cure Jealousy?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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photo via flickr We’ve always said that if you want to be in an open relationship, it helps if you’re the kind of advanced human being who is missing the jealousy gene. (Neither of us comes even remotely close, for the record.) It just seems like, if you’re going to be cool with your one-and-only [...]

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Confession: How I (Still) Make My Open Relationship Work

Thursday, August 9, 2012

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Three years ago, our then intern Kristine deGuzman, who was a junior at UC Berkeley at the time, wrote a Confession for this site about how she and her boyfriend were taking a break from each other while she studied abroad. Kristine is now a Cal grad and a Senior Social Media Specialist at a [...]

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Your Call: My Husband Wants Gay Sex

Friday, May 20, 2011

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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. Make your call by leaving your advice in the comments section below: Dear Em & Lo, My husband [...]

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Wise Guys – Would You Accept a Free Pass for a One-Night Stand?

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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photo by balinto Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “If a guy’s partner told him that he could have a one-night stand with a stranger, no questions asked, and it was guaranteed that his partner wouldn’t freak out about it later — would most guys take their partner [...]

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The Map of Non-Monogamy

Friday, November 12, 2010

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According to Franklin Veaux’s personal website, he is an atheist/transhumanist/computer hacker/BDSM switch who owns a small graphic design and training firm and is into Apple computers, World of Warcraft, tattoos, piercing, photography and polyamory. He’s the guy who did that awesome Map of Human Sexuality a while back. And now he’s done the official Map [...]

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Top 10 Reasons for Being – and Staying – Non-Monogamous

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

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The other week, we ran a lighthearted post called “Top 10 Reasons for Being – and Staying – Monogamous” (which we reposted this morning) as encouragement for those people who choose to be in exclusive, long-term relationships. Some of you took it as an indictment of non-monogamy, which wasn’t our intention at all. (See the [...]

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Your Call – Should You Have Extracurricular Sex If Given Permission?

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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photo by batega Dear Em & Lo, First off, I will say that I love my boyfriend. We are extremely compatible in almost every way. Except sex, and here’s why. About two years ago my boyfriend ruptured a testicle. Sex is now extremely painful for him and he has difficulty reaching orgasm. As a result [...]

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Poll: Would You Consider an Open Marriage?

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Would you ever entertain the idea of an open marriage?online survey Can’t see the poll? Click here to take it.

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Dear Em & Lo: Should I Break Up with My College Boyfriend?

Friday, November 6, 2009

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photo by jeroen_bennink Dear Em & Lo, Some may call us v-card clingers, but my boyfriend and I have been together for three years now. Giving our virginity to each other was not our first first–we were incredibly inexperienced before meeting. Although the relationship began out of lust it has blossomed into much more. He’s [...]

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Wise Guys: Are Men Hardwired to Cheat?

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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photo by pasukaru76 Advice from three of our guy friends. This week we ask, “Are men hardwired to cheat? More than women?“ Straight Married Guy (Ben): When it comes to sex, sexuality and attraction, men ARE hardwired for many things. We are hardwired to notice — men, women, whatever your sexual preference. We are hardwired [...]

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