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Tag Archive | "Open Relationships"

The Bachelorette: What Happens in the Fantasy Suite Stays in the Fantasy Suite?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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screen shot of ABC’s “After the Final Rose” Last night’s “After the Final Rose” was the most dramatic ever! Not because the Bachelorette (Andi Dorfman) got engaged to a guy (Josh “I Can’t Put My Arms Down” Murray) after only knowing him for two and a half months and only going on, like, three dates [...]

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Extra-Marital Sex: Ask for Permission, Not Forgiveness

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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Reader Vixen told the following cautionary tale in response to our post, “Your Call ‚Äď He‚Äôs Kinky, She‚Äôs Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed?” Remember, dear readers: Most people find it easier to get over infidelity than dishonesty in their spouse. The sooner you say something — preferably before you actually cheat — the better. My [...]

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How Open Relationships Cure Jealousy

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Reader Kristinopolis¬†(who has written in other posts¬†on our site about her experience with open relationships) said the following in response to our post, “Can Open Relationships Cure Jealousy?” I know why it works. When you are committed to one person, everyone else becomes ‚Äėunattainable‚Äô or maybe ‚Äėunloveable‚Äô in a way. Then there’s the typical wanting [...]

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When Do I Tell a New Partner I Want an Open Relationship?

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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We get a lot of¬†advice questions¬†coming in at¬†EMandLO.com, but sadly, we just can‚Äôt answer them all. Which is why,¬†once a week, we turn to you to¬†decide how best to advise a reader. You can leave your advice in the comments section below.¬† Submit Your Own Question to EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service!   Dear [...]

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Is Cuckolding a Real Trend, Or Just Another Internet Meme?

Monday, August 5, 2013

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photo via flickr 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 on the letter below by leaving your thoughts in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question to [...]

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Your Call: Should She Sleep with Another Guy If She Has Her Boyf’s Permission?

Monday, April 8, 2013

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photo via Flickr 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 on the letter below by leaving your advice in the comments section.  Submit Your Own Question to [...]

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Wise Guys: Can a Man Be Talked into an Open Relationship?

Monday, January 7, 2013

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of EMandLO.com‚Äôs¬†guy friends. This week they answer the following:¬†‚ÄúI want to have an open relationship, but my boyfriend doesn’t want to open up the relationship. I don’t want to break up, what should I do?‚Ä̬†To ask the guys your own question,¬†click here. Straight Married Guy (Ben):¬†Easy answer — if [...]

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Confession: 8 Rules for the Third Wheel in a Threeway

Thursday, November 1, 2012

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photo via flickr Our¬†contributor is a college student who wishes to remain anonymous. She has some sage advice to impart on the topic of three ways… When people give warnings about threeways, it’s usually directed at couples who are bringing in a third party.¬†Threeways are not a relationship-building exercise, they tell you.¬†Are you sure your [...]

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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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