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Tag Archive | "Romance"

5 Ways to Rekindle the Flame

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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photo via flickr True love and deep intimacy aren‚Äôt 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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The Valentine’s Day Issue

Sunday, February 10, 2013

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The Best Valentine’s Day Present Ever! The top 10 reasons why our new book¬†150 Shades of Play makes the best Valentine‚Äôs Day present ever! 10 Easy Ways to Be More Romantic Romance is contagious. So the best way to get your partner to be more romantic is to be more romantic with them first. How [...]

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See Who Won Our “Adore Me” Contest!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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photo via flickr You guys! We loved reading your submissions to our “Adore Me” contest. And we really, really struggled to pick a winner. It just feels so wrong to decide whose couple story is the cutest of all (it gives us bad flashbacks to high school yearbook superlatives). But we ended up going with [...]

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Top 10 Worst Lines in Rom Com History

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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Maybe you think that nominating specific lines in romantic comedy as bad is kind of superfluous. But that’s probably because you’re thinking only of Kate Hudson’s oeuvre — and forgetting about, say, ANNIE HALL or MOONSTRUCK. Remember when Nicolas Cage told Cher: “Loretta, I love you. Not like they told you love is, and I [...]

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Wise Guys: Is the Way to a Man’s Heart Really Through His Stomach?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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photo by Julie via WikiCommons Advice from three of¬†EMandLO.com‚Äôs¬†guy friends. This week they answer the following:¬†‚ÄúIs the way to a man’s heart through his stomach? And if not, what’s the way?‚ÄĚ Married Bisexual Guy (Bryan Sebeck): In a word, yes.¬†¬†Several peer-reviewed scientific studies have shown that men are most attracted to scents that are both [...]

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Sexy Poem of the Day: “Romeo + Juliet Poem”

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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photo: Still from Baz Luhrmann’s film, ROMEO + JULIET (20th Century Fox) Our poet-friend Mark Bibbins is the author of “The Dance of No Hard Feelings“, a prof in the graduate writing programs at The New School and Columbia, and the poetry editor of The Awl (“Be Less Stupid”), where he features one or two [...]

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Wise Guys: Does Valentine’s Day Have Any Appeal to Men?

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of EM & LO‘s guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Does Valentines day have any appeal for guys or is it just for the ladies?” Gay Single Guy (Justin Huang):¬†I personally observe Singles Awareness Day on February 14th (during which I eat a lot of chocolate and [...]

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Occupy Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 13, 2012

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photo via Flickr Hate Valentine’s Day and its corporate overlords? Have we got a site for you:¬†Occupy Valentine’s Day¬†(“Down with Couple-talism!” Get it? Capitalism/Coupletalism?). The tumblr was created by¬†Samhita Mukhopadhyay, author of¬†Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life¬†and Executive Editor of¬†Feministing.com. Here’s its raison d’etre: Read the rest of this post on SUNfiltered

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Comment of the Week: Privacy Fosters Romance in Long-Term Relationships

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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photo via Flickr Ella, responding to the Question of the Week, “When do you leave the bathroom door open?”: I’ll never leave the bathroom door open (when using the loo), because my boyfriend thinks that this kills the sex appeal in a partnership. He thinks that one should have certain “secrets” to still perceive the [...]

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Wise Guys: Why Do Men Get in Touch with Past Flames?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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photo by Asthma Helper Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks,”Why do guys get back in touch with old flames? Booty call? Rekindle the romance? To prove they’re over the woman? Just to say hi? Just got dumped and need an ego boost?” Straight Married Guy (James Glazebrook): At [...]

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