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How to Go Down on a Man, According to Men

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s the difference between an average blowjob and an excellent blowjob?” Straight Single Guy (Chris): I have had a handful of extraordinary blowjobs in my lifetime. Generally I say something to any talented giver, pointing out how noteworthy her skills are. One […]

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Who Do Men Think Should Pay on a Date?

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Who should pay on a first date? Gay Committed Guy (Terence): A general rule that you can’t go wrong with: whoever asked their date out should pay. Real simple, eh? Now if you want  to be real smooth, then if A asked […]

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What Men Really Think About Dating Older Women

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do men in general think about dating older women, or cougars?” Straight Married Guy (Jim): The cougar seems like a largely positive stereotype and I’m all for it.  However, the importance of not dressing like you just chalked your first ID cannot […]

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The Amount of Sexual Attention Testicles Should Be Given

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Should I pay more attention to my boyfriend’s balls? Straight Single Guy (Mark): Well, at least don’t forget about them.  Getting past the generic notion that everyone’s preferences are different, and thus communication with your partner is key — absolutely true of […]

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Can You Sleep Over If You Just Want to Cuddle on an Early Date?

 photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do you guys think of a new date who wants to sleep over but doesn’t want to have sex?” Straight Single Guy (Max): Personally, I say bravo. The longer you make me work for it, the better everything […]

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Is Sex with a Condom Really All That Bad for Guys?

photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: Okay, so how different is intercourse with a condom? What does it feel like? Do different kinds of condoms make a difference? Straight Married Guy (Fred): It’s different.  It’s not as good.  Think pancakes without the syrup.  Scratching an […]

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Can You Talk a Guy Into Having an Open Relationship?

photo of open marriage fan Anais Nin via Wikimedia Commons Advice from three of EMandLO.com’s guy friends. This week they answer the following: “I 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?” To ask the guys your own question, click here. […]

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How Do Men Feel About PDA?

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What’s the general guy consensus on PDA?” Straight Married Guy (James Glazebrook): For some reason, I only clock public displays of affection in nightclubs or on the London Underground. I have no idea what’s so sexy about these squalid subterranean Victorian spaces. […]

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What Men Really Think About Bitchy Women

Advice from three of our trusted guy friends. This week they answer the following: Do men really love bitches? Straight Single Guy (Colin Adamo, author of Hooking Up & Staying Hooked): Guys love a challenge. That’s why we’re always trying to fix cars, throw the perfect spiral, or look cool with really awful facial hair. If […]

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Wise Guys: Are Blue Balls Real?

photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “What do blue-balls feel like… is it really that painful, or that big a deal? Is it even a real physical phenomenon?” Straight Single Guy (Tyler Barnett): Blue balls are the testicular equivalent of a migraine headache. They are […]

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Wise Guys: How Can Women Pick Up Men in Bars?

photo via flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: What are the best ways for a woman to pick up a man in a bar? Gay Single Guy (Daniel): Well, what kind of bar is it? If it’s a sports bar, talk about the game of course! I’m […]

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Wise Guys: Do Men Ever Choose Masturbation Over Sex?

photo via Flickr  Advice from three of our guy friends. This week a straight woman asks, “Do guys ever choose masturbation over sex? If so, why?” Straight Married Guy (Ben): Sure. Plenty of times. Sometimes my wife isn’t around and I don’t really feel like waiting. Or sometimes she is around but really tired, or […]

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What Guys Really Want to Do on a Date

Boyhood image via IMDB Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: What is a guy-friendly date? Gay Engaged Guy (Joel Derfner, author of Swish): Seriously?  Anything that doesn’t involve talking about feelings. Straight Married Guy (Fred): If he’s into you, anything is a guy-friendly date.  Okay, maybe not ballroom […]

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What Men Really Think About Chivalry

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: “What do you think about traditional gestures of chivalry like holding open a door for a woman, holding out her chair at the restaurant, etc? You know, is it just the polite thing to do, are you annoyed you’re expected to do […]

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Wise Guys: When, If Ever, Is Cleavage Unsexy?

photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following: We know that men love boobs, but is there such a thing as too much cleavage? At what point — if any — does it become tacky to guys? Is it all about the situation and context? Straight Married […]

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How to Determine Whether Your Dating Age Gap Is Embarrassing

Advice from three of our guy friends. This week, a straight woman asks, “How much younger than them do you think most guys are comfortable dating before it becomes embarrassing? Or is there no limit as long as the youngster in question is legal and not a complete airhead?” To ask the guys your own […]