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How To
6 Ways to Have More Sex Without It Feeling Like a Chore

According to this research, having more sex may actually make couples less happy — if they feel like they’re being told to have more sex. The Carnegie Mellon study, published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, studied 64 heterosexual married couples between 35 and 65 years old. Group one was told to have sex […]

Dream Interpretation
I Dreamt I Broke Into My Ex’s House and Read His Journal

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex & relationships. If you’ve got a good one, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg just might tell you what it means! Click here to submit yours (18 and older only for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri about dreaming of her ex and reading his journal : After a year-and-a-half, […]

News
Teaching Kids They Can’t Say “No”?

Utah excels at socializing male supremacy and female acquiescence. While students at Kanesville Elementary in West Haven, UT, were not required to take part in the Valentine’s Day sixth-grade dance, those participating would be asked to fill out a dance card with the names of students with whom they wanted to dance — anyone whose […]

Pop Culture
Single? 10 Fun Movies to Stream About Platonic Love

Edie Freedman is a student at New York University studying social and cultural analysis, politics and psychology. There she is a writer and editor for The Tab NYU.   Rom Coms are such a popular film genre, they get their own cute moniker. But comedies exploring less romantic and less lusty themes of love often get short […]

Advice
Make Your Valentine Melt with the Perfect Last Minute Gift

Our friends at “Melt: Massage for Couples” are offering some great Valentine’s Day Deals — perfect for a last minute gift!  Melt MasterClass + Foot Rub Videos $123 $99 Between now through the end of Valentine’s Day, you’ll get instant access to streamable video content that teaches you exactly how to give the absolute best back, […]

Pop Culture
10 Things We WON’T Miss from the Fifty Shades Franchise

We finally got closure on our seriously unhealthy relationship with the Fifty Shades juggernaut this past weekend. Fifty Shades Freed, the third and final cinematic adaptation of E.L. James’ best-selling erotica trilogy, was released on Friday — much to the chagrin of hardcore fans and to the relief of movie critics everywhere. The success of […]

Toys
What Should My First Sex Toy from LELO Be?

We just had two different friends ask us, independently from one another, on the same day, “What should I get for my first sex toy?” Neither had really ever invested in a quality sex toy before; one had a novelty lipstick vibe, that’s it. Both moms — one single, one married — suspected peri-menopause of […]

How To
10 Steps to Winning Valentine’s Day (with Just 1 Trip to the Grocery Store!)

Short on time? Don’t want to spend a lot of money? But still want to acknowledge your undying affection on Valentine’s Day? All it takes is one trip to the grocery store, a little effort, and a lot of love. 1. NO Red Roses! Go with their favorite flower instead — it’s less cliche, more personal.   […]

Toys
Up to 50% OFF Select LELO Pleasure Objects!

  Only a couple of days left to take advantage of LELO’s Valentine’s Day Sale! Save 20%, 30%, in some cases 50% OFF the best sex toys around. These aren’t cheap novelty toys — LELO pleasure objects are gifts of beauty and love that will do your Valentine’s Day justice. All LELO products come in […]

Toys
LELO’s Tiani 2, Explained

Tiani 2 is among LELO’s consistent bestsellers and it’s no surprise why: when worn during intercourse, it delivers intense and focused vibrations directly where they’re wanted most. Because of this award-winning vibe’s ability to be controlled via wireless remote, it opens up a whole bunch of new possibilities for play. These wireless controllers feature a range that’s farther than most wifi routers […]

Personal Essays
My Platonic Love for the Philadelphia Eagles

We don’t cover sports much around these here parts, for obvious reasons, but we were so moved by our friend Michael’s heartfelt post-game wrap up, that we just had to share it. This is love.  Thank you all so much for watching the game at our house. And thank you for your emails of support […]

Personal Essays
4 Dating Myths We’re STILL Stuck With

Edie Freedman is a student at New York University studying social and cultural analysis, politics and psychology. There she is a writer and editor for The Tab NYU. There is no question that the dating game for young people has changed dramatically in the last decade or so, thanks to social media and quick, instant-decision […]

What's Up Doc?
How Can Women Can Protect Themselves Against Creepy or Abusive Doctors?

You wish  Dr. Kate were your gynecologist.  She’s an OB/GYN at one of the largest teaching hospitals in Boston who lectures nationally on women’s health issues and conducts research on reproductive health.  She regularly (and generously!) answers your health questions here on EMandLO.com. The following on abusive doctors is part of a continuing series inspired by the #MeToo movement. To ask […]

How To
How to Have Phone Sex in 10 Easy Steps

You’re away on business, you don’t know a soul in this town, you’re holed up in your hotel room, alone and lonely (read: horny) and because you are a not a cheating scumbag and this isn’t Up in the Air, you pick up the phone to call your honey at home in the hopes of a little cellular nookie, […]

Dream Interpretation
I Dreamt My Husband Had Another Family and *I* Was the Side Chick

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex & relationships. If you’ve got a good one, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg just might tell you what it means! Click here to submit yours (18 and older only for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri about dreaming of her husband’s love child: Last night I continued to have […]

Confessions
What Pickup Artistry Can Teach Us About Consent and Better Sex

I studied and practiced “The Game”-style pickup artistry back in the day. This may sound far-fetched, but it’s actually shaped my attitude on the subject of sexual communication and consent for the better. One of the biggest teaching points of many PUAs (pick-up artists) relates directly to the topic in the news of late: sensitivity […]