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Tag Archive | "Virginity"

Comment of the Week: “In Sickness” Is a Scary Prospect

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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photo via Flickr When we published the latest installment of “The Virgin Diaries” by Katherine Chen, we suspected she’d take some flak in the comments section, since her position seems so extreme: basically “marriage will never be for me because I could never put someone before myself.” So we were kinda surprised when Jennifer wholeheartedly [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: Why Marriage Is Not for Me

Thursday, May 12, 2011

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photo by jronaldlee.com Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a junior English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her eighth installment: Around two years ago, just when I was about to go to college for the first [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: Dating Downers

Thursday, December 23, 2010

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photo by Orin_Zebest Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a junior English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her seventh installment: A few months ago, I was interviewing a relationship doctor for an online women‚Äôs magazine I [...]

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Love & Sex in YA Lit: THE GOOD

Thursday, December 2, 2010

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Our friends, Em & Nora (who we like to call ‚ÄúEm & No‚ÄĚ), recently launched a site for grown-ups about young adult literature called LoveYALit.com*, since (according to the New York Times) more and more people 18-and-over are enjoying books originally intended for the 18-and-under set. Of course, books about teens, the most hormonal among [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: The Top 10 Cons of Virginity

Friday, November 5, 2010

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photo by mccun934 Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a junior English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her 9th installment. Check out her Top 10 PROS of Virginity, too: Giving the objective, outsider perspective on sex [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: The Top 10 Pros of Virginity

Thursday, November 4, 2010

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photo by ali edwards Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a junior English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her eighth installment. Tune in tomorrow for her Top 10 Cons of Virginity: If my period skips a [...]

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Your Call: What’s the Best Way to Tell a Guy I’m a Virgin?

Friday, October 15, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi 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 [...]

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Dear Dr. Vanessa, How Can I Make First-Time Sex Less Painful?

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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photo by Morning_theft Every few weeks, Dr. Vanessa Cullins, a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and vice president for medical affairs at Planned Parenthood¬ģ Federation of America, will be answering your questions here. To ask her your own question, click here. Dear Dr. Vanessa, I am a¬†34-year-old¬†female virgin. There were times with one ex when I thought I [...]

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Virgin Dating Site Leaves Us Speechless… Almost

Friday, August 13, 2010

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photo by Rafael Acorsi Browsing the dating site YouandMeArePure.com left us temporarily speechless, and then clutching for the right words to express our… awe? The top five things that boggled our minds: For grammar nerds who are bothered by the site’s name, the very first sentence at the top of the entire site helpfully explains, [...]

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The Virgin Diaries: My Complicated Relationship with Sex

Thursday, July 15, 2010

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photo by woodleywonderworks Our contributor Katherine Chen, who is a sophomore English major at Princeton University (check out her personal site here), is penning a series of confessions for EMandLO.com collectively called “The Virgin Diaries.” Here’s her sixth installment: When I first got my period, my mother wanted to avoid the dreaded “Talk” but still [...]

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