Tag Archives: bed

Why going to bed angry is actually a fine thing to do

I’m sure you’ve heard the adage “Never go to bed angry.” It’s age-old advice that I’ve heard repeated a lot. I was actually just at a wedding where the officiant said this to the about-to-be-wed couple and told them it was the only thing about marriage they needed to know. It’s traditional wedding day advice, but I’ve honestly never been one for tradition for tradition’s stake. And I have to say that I really disagree with it. You have to go to bed angry sometimes when you’re dating or married to someone. I actually think it can be good for your relationship to go to bed angry every now and then. Here’s why. Read more

Bad in Bed

Dear Emily, I recently started dating a guy (a great guy, actually!) and things are going really well. There’s only one problem… I’m afraid to have sex with him! We’ve been seeing each other for almost two months now and we still haven’t done the deed. It’s not that I’m not attracted to him or that I’m afraid he won’t respect me. The real reason is that I am pretty sure I’m bad in bed. Read more

How to tell him what you want in bed without feeling awkward

You guys know I'm all about communication. I'm not shy. Like, at all. For the most part, I like to be sure everyone in a 50 foot radius of me knows exactly what I'm thinking and feeling at all times. But, there’s one place where I can get a little quiet and I think most people feel the same way. I'm talking about speaking up in the bedroom and letting your partner know exactly what you want when it comes to sex. Open communication is key to a successful relationship and it's beyond important when it comes to a successful sex life. We all know it's important to speak up, but speaking up is easier said than done... Read more