Birth Control Newbie

Dear Emily, I’ve never been on birth control. I’m hoping to start, but I have no idea which one would be best for me. I’m kind of lost when it comes to this! Oh, and I’m using it because I’m starting to have sex. Help! I’m so glad you asked! First of all, your doctor […]

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Penis BFF

Dear Emily, I have a 6 y/o who seems to like his penis. A LOT. He’s constantly touching himself. Sometimes he seems to be touching himself for pleasure and other times it’s like an impulse. When asked about it he says it’s any combination of it feels good, he’s itchy, has to go to the […]

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Hair Care

Dear Emily, What do you do to your hair that makes it look so healthy and beautiful? Dry Hair Dear Hair, I promise that I did not write this question. A very, very nice person did and I want to say THANK YOU THAT IS VERY NICE. About once or twice week I put this hair […]

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Medication Worries

Dear Emily, Sooner or later the person who I am dating will look in my medicine cabinet. It could be as innocent as needing floss, but nonetheless my prescription medicine will be exposed. A diagnosis is a Google search away and as much as I hope my privacy will be respected, I want to be […]

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Bystander Effect!

Oh hello everyone! Today I did a video about bystander effect, go watch it!  

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Friend Ghosting

Dear Emily, Last fall I befriended a woman via a trading FB page (we had a bunch of mutual acquaintances). I was initially excited because making new friends in your late-20s is hard and we have similar values (feminist! artsy!).  But our friendship coincided with her going through a really hard time. She required a lot […]

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Therapy N00b

Dear Emily, I have my first ever appointment with a therapist/counselor next week. Any suggestions for how to prepare/what I should expect? Therapy N00b Dear N00b, I applaud your decision to go to therapy! It’s great self-care and I recommend it for everyone who has the means to do it. The therapist will probably have […]

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Therapy Dilemma

Dear Emily,  I had been seeing my therapist for about a year when she had to go on maternity leave. She gave me the info for a colleague who was taking over for her, and I ended up going to this therapist for a month or so. I feel bad, but I like the new […]

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Bad Breakup

Dear Emily, My boyfriend of a year recently broke up with me. He didn’t really give me any great reasons, but just said that he didn’t feel the same way as he used to. I respect his decision, but I’m just so sad. I don’t know what to do. It’s been two weeks and I […]

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STIs?!

Dear Emily, I’m not super experienced sex wise. Last week I gave a guy a blowjob without a condom and cum got in my mouth. I realized the day after that I had a small sore in my mouth. Should I be worried about an STI? I’m freaking myself out here. Help! STIs (or STBBIs) […]

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