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10 Steps to Getting Casual Sex Right

Em & Lo | Posted 09.30.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

At least half of all problems associated with casual sex can be traced back to its name: People think that "casual" means the sex takes no thought and fits as comfortably as sweatpants. Here are ten steps to getting recreational sex right.

5 Terms Every Parent Should Add to Their Sex-Ed Vocabulary

Em & Lo | Posted 09.17.2015 | Parents
Em & Lo

We wanted to talk more with Cory about some of the language used in Sex Is a Funny Word -- the terms and phrases we agree every caregiver of a little kid should have in their vocabulary.

Why This Pope Is Better for Women Than Republicans

Em & Lo | Posted 09.14.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Let's begin with a qualifier: Us saying the Pope is better for women than Republicans does not mean we think the Pope is some new progressive superhero. He's got 2000 years of dogmatic baggage to contend with.

5 Ways to Show Your Appreciation to Your Partner (and Save Your Relationship in the Process)

Em & Lo | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Here are five ways to demonstrate your appreciation to your partner -- in other words, this is how to remind your partner that you still notice them. Trust us, noticing goes a long way in a relationship.

Our Job Application to Be 'Frat Moms'

Em & Lo | Posted 08.20.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Live-in advisors, more commonly known as "Frat Moms," were big back in the seventies, but the trend has since died out. The University of Michigan is thinking of bringing it back, and we'd like to nominate ourselves for the role. Here is our application for the job.

Top 5 Love Lessons From 'The Bachelorette' (Kaitlyn's Finale)

Em & Lo | Posted 07.29.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

We always get a little case of the post-Bachelor/ette blues when a season comes to an end. Over the course of three months, we've learned so much about love and lust, what to do, what not to do, who to do, who not to do...

Top 10 Sex and Dating Tips from Airplane! Quotes

Em & Lo | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

Earlier this week we celebrated the 35th anniversary of the movie Airplane! with 35 little known facts about the classic comedy. Today, because Airplane! is pretty much the most quotable movie in the entire history of movies, we offer you ten sex and dating tips via some of the film's most (in)famous lines.

6 Reasons To Stay Single After A Breakup

Em & Lo | Posted 07.22.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

You could waste your time on some meaningless fling so that you won't have to experience the loneliness of an empty bed -- or just so you have someone to watch reality TV with. Or, instead, you could better yourself via classic literature.

5 Reasons To Merge Last Names When You Marry

Em & Lo | Posted 07.09.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

We'd retain our last names for our respective work purposes, but for family affairs we wanted to be a united front. If he wasn't going to take my last name (because why should either one of our names get special preference?), then we needed another option. For us, merging was the most elegant solution.

Top 5 Love Lessons From 'The Bachelorette' (Killarney)

Em & Lo | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

1. Get your hands out of your face. When you're talking about your romantic feelings to the object of your affection, don't constantly touch your face and cover your mouth and slur -- it makes it seem like you're hiding something... like you're a liar and this is your tell (Nick).

10 Things To Say To Your Partner Instead Of 'I Love You'

Em & Lo | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

How often do you say those three words, "I love you," without stopping to think about the fact that you love this person? Most of the time, right?

Top 5 Love Lessons from "The Bachelorette" (Dublin)

Em & Lo | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

If you constantly have to talk about how smart/cool/deep you are to your date, then you are none of those things. As your 9th grade English teacher at Deerfield should have taught you: show, don't tell.

20 Things That Will Happen at Your 20th College Reunion

Em & Lo | Posted 06.12.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

It's college graduation season, which means that it's reunion season, too -- that time when college alumni go back to their alma mater and drink heavily to forget how old they really are. Here are 20 things that will (probably) happen when you go back to your 20th college reunion.

8 Rules for Shooting Naughty Videos With Your Partner

Em & Lo | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Thinking of playing a little very candid camera with your other half? Engaging in your own sexual shoot, whether as the star or the director or both, can automatically make things more dramatic and theatrical, even if you end up keeping most of your clothes on or refuse to make any cliched "orgasm faces."

Top 5 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelorette' (Kaitlyn's First Dates)

Em & Lo | Posted 05.26.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

"The Bachelor/ette" franchise may have finally been completely ruined for us last night after Amy Schumer's guest appearance during one of Kaitlyn's group dates. That's how brilliant she was, turning the show into what it really should be, what it was meant to be.

5 Ways to Have More Sex (Without It Feeling Like a Chore)

Em & Lo | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

What's on your nightstand right now? A stack of books and magazines, an alarm clock, a tube of Chapstick, a box of Kleenex, your iPhone? Now, how about your sex toys, where are they?

The Case For Including Sex In Your Marriage Vows

Em & Lo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

It's a lot harder to resent each other when you're having sex that's satisfying to both partners as often or as little as you'd both like.

6 Fun Ways To Seduce Your Husband

Em & Lo | Posted 06.09.2015 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Let's face it: seducing straight guys ain't that hard. A little cleavage and some footsie is pretty much all it takes.

5 Ideas for a Grownup Games Night With Your Partner

Em & Lo | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Being forced to call out commands really quickly will encourage you to blurt out things you might normally be a bit embarrassed to ask for. In "Simon Says," you're MEANT be bossy!

The 15 Best Sexiest Movies On Netflix Right Now

Em & Lo | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

Young and Beautiful sounds like a terrible soap opera, but this French film by the director of Swimming Pool centers on a teenager with a secret life as a blasé sex worker. (Actually, maybe it could be a soap opera...) Let's just hope mom doesn't find out!

Time Warner Cable Is for Straight People Only, Please

Em & Lo | Posted 05.05.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Let's start with the first page, which begins with the instructions, "Let's start with an easy one: Are you a guy or a girl?" Wait, what? Do movies buffer differently for guys and girls? Do women need their tech advice given in a pretty pink font?!

Top 10 Life Lessons from 'The Bachelor' (The Women Tell All)

Em & Lo | Posted 05.03.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Just watching "The Bachelor" to make fun of other people's highly entertaining foibles and personality flaws would not be honorable. Bettering ourselves in the process makes it meaningful. See, this is God's work we're doing here, people!:

How the Fifty Shades Movie Is Better Than the Book

Em & Lo | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Before the movie came out, we had a list of 10 ways we hoped the movie would improve upon the book. Let's see how it faired below. Then we'll cover the pleasant surprises and less expected disappointments.

The Loophole That Denies Fighters Their 72 Virgins

Em & Lo | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Em & Lo

Itai Anghel, an Isreali Jewish news correspondent and filmmaker with the balls the size of pumpkins, recently wandered into Syria and Iraq with a camera and not much else (no helmet, no bullet proof vest) to capture the front lines of the Kurdish fight against ISIS.

Top 8 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelor' (New Mexico Is a State)

Em & Lo | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Sit on your partner's lap (or vice versa), place your mouths an inch apart, don't kiss and just breath in synch with each other (one in, the other out, etc.) while touching each other "like you've never felt another human body before."