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Tag Archive | "Non-monogamy"

Poll: Would You Consider an Open Marriage?

Thursday, June 24, 2010


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


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


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

Monday, August 31, 2009


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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Dear Em & Lo: Should I Cheat on My Husband Who’s Abroad?

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Dear Em & Lo, I read your articles, and you give great advice to other readers, so maybe you can help me! My husband lives in another country; he’s in the process of coming over here, but we aren’t even sure when! We have been apart for a year already, and we’ve been married for [...]

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Advice: Conquering Jealousy in an Open Relationship

Friday, August 7, 2009


photo by rileyroxx This past Wednesday we published a thank you letter from a reader who [patting ourselves firmly on the back] benefited from our advice concerning his open relationship. Well, we know that we’re not solely responsible for the success story, so we asked Zac to elaborate on how he was able to banish [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: A Very Contemporary Love Story

Wednesday, August 5, 2009


About 18 months ago we answered a reader’s plea for advice about her open relationship (on our dearly departed blog, DailyBedpost). And then just this week we heard from the reader’s boyfriend, Zac, who told us that the advice totally worked! We’re suckers for a success story, especially when it’s one of our own, so [...]

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Your Call: Should She Give a Cheater a Chance?

Tuesday, May 19, 2009


photo by cupcakes2 Dear Em & Lo, My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and a half. I love him very much but have recently found out that he likes another girl. We have spoken about it and he says that nothing has happened but he is tempted by her everytime he [...]

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Confession: My Boyfriend and I Have Crushes on Other People

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


photo by flattop341 Our contributor Kristine deGuzman, a junior at UC Berkeley, has a confession to make: It was my roommate’s 21st birthday a few Fridays ago, so my roommates and I decided to throw her a massive birthday party at our apartment. My boyfriend opted to chill in my bedroom for most of the [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: What’s So Wrong with Cheating on My Husband?

Wednesday, March 18, 2009


photo by Son_of_Groucho Dear Em & Lo, I’ve read your books and love your website, but I notice you are against any infidelity and look down on those who have affairs, but you’re okay with swinging and group sex and anal sex probes and bisexuals and all kinds of things that normal folks (who occasionally [...]

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