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Tag Archive | "Virginity"

Losing It: True Tales of Lost Virginity

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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In Kate Monro’s new book, “Losing It: How We Popped Our Cherry Over the Past 80 Years,” she picks up where Nancy Friday left off, letting a wide range of people tell their stories of how they lost their virginity, smartly bookending each with historical and cultural context. It’s a fascinating book that shows, to [...]

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Losing It: How We Popped Our Cherry Over the Last 80 Years

Friday, April 11, 2014

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Author Kate Monro has managed to make us jealous of her job: searching the world for first-time tales that don’t often get told. In her new book, “Losing It: How We Popped Our Cherry Over the Past 80 Years,” she picks up where Nancy Friday left off, letting a wide range of people — from a 90-year-old [...]

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Comment of the Week: Give Virgins a Break!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Reader Jane said the following in response to our post, “Your Call: What’s the Best Way to Tell a Guy I’m a Virgin?” If a girl is a virgin at a certain age, 20, 25, 30 etc… and she is with a guy, in a new relationship, and WANTS to have sex with him… why [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: How Do I Tell a Guy How Inexperienced I Am?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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photo by Balakov Hey Em & Lo, I’m currently 26 and, yep, a virgin. I haven’t been “saving myself” and have no reason for this phenomenon other than I’ve never had the opportunity! (I had low self-esteem in high school, I was involved with theatre in college and all my crushes were gay in college, [...]

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Your Call: How Long Can a Virgin Make a Guy Wait?

Monday, June 17, 2013

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photo by (nutmeg) 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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Comment of the Week (OR EMandLO.com Has the Smartest Readers!)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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We feel honored, lucky and humble that some very smart readers and writers choose EMandLO.com as their place to intelligently discuss and debate issues of sexuality and culture. Exhibit A: The comments section of last week’s Comment of the Week, which was a response to the post “Your Call – How Long Can a Virgin Make [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I’m a Man, Should I Shave Down There?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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photo via flickr Get Personal Advice Publicly on EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Dear Em & Lo, I came across your site as I am trying to prepare for  my wedding night and my first time with my wife. I know nowadays it’s normal for women to shave/wax around the vagina to look clean, [...]

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Comment of the Week: Just Say No to Arbitrary Time Limits on Sex!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

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photo via flickr For the record, when we pick a “Comment of the Week,” it’s not necessarily an indication that we agree with the poster. We’re not that narrow-minded, we swear! Sometimes we pick comments that make an interesting point, or comments we think will start an interesting debate, or comments that present an argument [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: I’m a College Freshman Who’s Never Been Kissed

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

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Get Personal Advice Publicly on EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Hi Em & Lo, So I’m a freshman in college and I have never dated before or even been kissed. Sometimes I really feel like I’m missing out. I’m pretty friendly, but is it bad that I still haven’t had a relationship yet? What [...]

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Dear Em & Lo, Do I Have to Tell Him I’m a Virgin?

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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photo via flickr Get Personal Advice Publicly on EMandLO.comTry Our New *PRIVATE* Advice Service! Yesterday we answered a thirty-something virgin’s plea for help. Today, we tell her and this woman and virgins everywhere whether they should tell the first guy they’re going to have intercourse with that they’re still carrying their V-cards: Dear Em & [...]

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