Advice from an “Expert in Failed Relationships”

Dear EFR: I’m a 27 year old woman who loves having sex ─ the actual act of intercourse, I mean ─ but I hate any kind of foreplay. I just want to get right down to business because having an orgasm is my goal. I find it hugely relaxing, but then I just like to […]

Advice Expert-Living Apart and Loving It

Dear Expert in Failed Relationships: I haven’t spoken to my parents in years and never will again.  Believe me when I tell you I have very good reason. In fact, I’m so comfortable with this decision, so sure it’s the right one that I’m actually, for lack of any other word, “peaceful” about it. So […]

Advice Expert “The Big(oted) Boss”

The Big(oted) Boss Dear Expert in Failed Relationships: I like my job, like my direct manager at the company for which I work, and enjoy working with my colleagues. However, there’s a problem that has to do with the CEO. We see him once a month, and since we’re not a very large company he […]

16 Things We Need to Stop Doing at the Holidays

  Ask the Diva: An Expert in Failed Relationships Tells Us Why We Fail at Holiday Cheer   Here are the things that we absolutely MUST stop doing at the holidays in order to make them happier for everyone: 1)     Piping Christmas music through shops before Thanksgiving. My first rule of sane holiday shopping is […]

Advice from an “Expert in Failed Relationships”

To Be or Not to Be…a “Good” Wife? Dear Expert in Failed Relationships: I’m married to a Texas* politician. I will not reveal his name, but believe me when I tell you he is very well-known. Recently, I discovered that he’s cheating on me. Not only that, but people I trusted on his staff and […]

Advice from an "Expert in Failed Relationships"

Not a Piece of ‘Meet’ Dear EFR: I have been married for five years, and during that time my sex life has just been a misery. My husband cannot get interested in me unless I allow him to get ‘creative.’  As a result, I’ve had to endure what I consider some of the most perverted […]

Advice from an "Expert in Failed Relationships"

by Patricia V. Davis Please ─ Not in Public! Dear EFR: I consider myself a reasonably friendly guy, but I do value my privacy and my time alone. More and more, I find that I have to justify that and apologize for it to my family and friends. They want to know why my cell […]

Advice from an "Expert in Failed Relationships"

by Patricia Volonakis Davis Text, Love, and Marriage Dear EFR: I’ve been with my husband for nine years. He lost his job and took one as a security guard out of town for one month. Five months later, I picked up his phone one day and saw a text from someone saying, “Hi love, how […]

Advice from an “Expert in Failed Relationships”

Note from editors: Every since our editor-in-chief’s book, Harlots Sauce, was published, she has been receiving dozens of emails and Facebook messages each week from people seeking her advice on their life and love problems. About this she has said, “People seem to feel comfortable asking my opinion, even if they haven’t met me. Maybe […]

Advice from an "Expert in Failed Relationships"

Note from editors: Every since our editor-in-chief’s book, Harlots Sauce, was published, she has been receiving dozens of emails and Facebook messages each week from people seeking her advice on their life and love problems. About this she has said, “People seem to feel comfortable asking my opinion, even if they haven’t met me. Maybe […]