Office Romances
Dear Em & Lo
I Like My Coworker Better Than My Boyfriend — Should I Break Up?

Dear Em & Lo, I’ve been with my boyfriend for 5 years and we live together. In the beginning we were madly in love but then, as with most couples, things changed. We argue all the time. He runs off to Florida for the weekend to visit his friend and only tells me 12 hours before […]

Comment of the Week
Should You Ask Out a Coworker? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself First

The following is a very thoughtful, thorough response to our post “Should He Hit on a Coworker?” from reader Barbara Arthur, a self-proclaimed “middle-aged female who used to work in career-oriented management positions but now chooses to work ‘just a regular job’ because she thinks management jobs suck (so thinks she can offer various perspectives).” […]

How To
3 Clear Signs You’re “Pre-Cheating”

by Samantha Burns for YourTango It’s a slippery slope… If you’ve been cheated on before, you know how earth-shattering this experience can be. Apart from a loved one’s death, infidelity is probably the most emotionally painful experience. An affair is a real threat that can destroy any relationship. The problem is, it’s not always so clear when […]

Dream Interpretation
What It Means When You Dream About Kissing a Co-Worker

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. Got a dream you want Lauri to analyze? Click here to submit it (18 and older only for dream interpretations, please). This week, a reader asks Lauri: I dreamt I was at my job […]

How To
10 Quick Tips for Sleeping with a Coworker

Considering how much time many of us spend at the office these days, dipping your pen in the company inkwell is just a matter of convenience dating: you share similar schedules, have built in references, and already have something in common. So here are our top ten tips for office nookie: Don’t sleep with anyone above […]

Special Issues
The Naughty and Nice Issue

‘Tis the season to be sexy. So brush up on your sex etiquette for the holidays with our best festive advice below. This of course includes buying everyone you know our book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, now at a special holiday price of under ten bucks for the first time ever, so you can give […]

Dear Em & Lo
Dear Em & Lo: I Like My Co-Worker More Than My Boyfriend

Dear Em & Lo, I have a bf of 6 years, but I am crushing on my coworker who is very different than my man. I have been with my now bf on and off for maybe 6 years. I love him, but we don’t get to see each other very often. Probably like once […]

Special Issues
The Naughty and Nice Issue

‘Tis the season to be sexy. So brush up on your sex etiquette for the holidays with our best festive advice below. This of course includes buying everyone you know our new book 150 SHADES OF PLAY, so you can give everyone a Merry Kinkmas! What’s the Worst Holiday Present You Ever Received from a […]

Your Call
Your Call: My Boyfriend’s Boss Sexually Harasses Him But He Doesn’t Care

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. The letter is long this week, but it’s […]

Dear Em & Lo
Oops! I Slept with a Co-Worker at the Office Holiday Party

Dear Em & Lo, I slept with a co-worker after our holiday office party. We were both very drunk, and while I don’t regret it, I don’t want anything further with him. Unfortunately, he’s giving me all the signals that he’d like for us to continue what was, for me, just a one-night thing. To […]

Dream Interpretation
Dream Interpretation: I Became the Mistress of My Boss’s Son

Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a reader asks Lauri: I have been having the same dream for about two weeks now, nearly every night. Let me start from the beginning… I work […]

How To
How to Dip Your Pen in the Company Inkwell

Considering how much time we all spend at the office these days (those of us lucky enough to still be gainfully employed, anyway), dipping your pen in the company inkwell is just a matter of convenience dating: you share similar schedules, have built in references, and already have something in common. Here are our top […]

How To
How Not to Regret Your Holiday Office Party in 4 Easy Steps

photo by iLoveButter We’ve both worked from home for more than five years, which means that we’ve been deprived of the Curb-Your-Enthusiasm-esque pleasure-meets-pain of holiday office party shenanigans. (We did make a festive trip together to the local Christmas tree farm, but there was no Xerox machine there for us to disgrace ourselves on.) So, […]