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Why I Threw Away All Of My Lingerie

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

I threw away all my underwear today. Scratch that. Today, I threw away all of my underwear that would be classified…

Emily Heist Moss | August 21, 2013 - 11:00 am

True Story: My Ex-Boyfriend Announced That He’s HIV-Positive On Facebook

This piece originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

An email arrives from an old friend with the name of your ex-boyfriend in the subject line. In…

Emily Heist Moss | June 18, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: The Election Is Over But I’m Still Scared

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

It’s over.

For a while, I managed to hold it together. There was pie to eat and wine to drink…

Emily Heist Moss | November 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Soapbox: What’s Your Number? Here’s Why I Don’t Care

The previews for the Anna Faris vehicle “What’s Your Number?” couldn’t make me want to see that movie any less if they added “Exorcist”-style projectile vomiting. The premise, if you have…

Emily Heist Moss | October 7, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Why Is “Going Down” Often A One-Way Street?

To write this article on cunnilingus, I created a mini-survey to get some perspectives from readers, Twitter followers, Facebook friends and a bunch of total strangers. I threw “box job”—as…

Emily Heist Moss | September 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Let’s Discuss: Sex On A First Date

As I surveyed real friends, Facebook friends, Twitter friends, and total strangers about having sex on the first date, the unfortunate cow comparison came up no fewer than five times…

Emily Heist Moss | August 9, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Flowchart: To Put Out Or Not To Put Out?

You’re on a first date — should you do it? Run to the bathroom and whip out this flowchart to help you decide. [Rosie Says]…

Emily Heist Moss | August 4, 2011 - 4:00 pm

5 Rules For Happier Hunting In The World Of Online Dating

I’ve been online dating and I have not met my one true love, my soul mate, my Prince Charming, my knight in shining armor, or my other half. You may…

Emily Heist Moss | July 18, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Is Porn A Relationship Dealbreaker?

My mother and many of her second-wave feminist peers view pornography as an institutional ill that is degrading to women and damaging to developing sexuality. She believes that the camera-ready…

Emily Heist Moss | July 12, 2011 - 2:00 pm

How Not To Respond When Your Partner Doesn’t Hit The Big O

“You didn’t finish, did you?” he asked.

“No,” I said.

I’ve lied before, but I’m trying to wean myself away from it. Lying only adds a…

Emily Heist Moss | May 27, 2011 - 3:00 pm