Lea Rose Emery
Léa is a writer and comedian based in London, UK. She writes and speaks about a range of topics including sex, dating, feminism, politics and addiction. Outside work she can normally can be found running, reading, doing yoga, or eating bagels. She has a BA in Political Rhetoric from the Gallatin School at NYU, as well as an LLB and an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics.

Latest Articles

7 Signs Your Relationship Is Built To Last

It's completely normal to wonder, at some point or another, if your relationship will last. Even in the best relationships there are bound to be moments of doubt or confusion. Because although things ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's What The Solar Eclipse Actually Means For Your Relationship

There's a good chance that you've feeling very excited about the solar eclipse. And it's an amazing thing to see — not directly, obviously, your eyes will burst into flames or something so make sure t...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Epic Sex Positions To Try During The Solar Eclipse If You Couldn't Get Protective Glasses In Time

With everybody freaking out about the 2017 solar eclipse, I really think we should be focusing on the important questions. Not "How do I see it?" or "How do I keep my eyeballs from exploding?". I mean...
By Lea Rose Emery

This New Dating Trend Is More Dangerous Than You Think

There's a lot of talk about which dating trend is the worst. Ghosting, breadcrumbing, benching, the slow fade — there are a lot of options and they are awful. But the new dating trend love bombing tak...
By Lea Rose Emery

"Love Bombing" Is The Annoying New Trend That'll Make You Want To Give Up On Dating

Just in case we didn't have enough difficult dating trends, there's a new term out there that makes things even more complicated: love bombing is here. So what is love bombing? Well, if it sounds dest...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 Couples Who've Been Together Forever Confess How Much Sex They're Really Having

When it comes to how much sex you "should" be having, it really comes down to what you want and need as a couple — especially when it comes to a long-term relationship. Because some people really mana...
By Lea Rose Emery

9 Signs Your Best Friend Is Toxic

How do you know if you have a toxic friendship? It can be really difficult— because we often don't want to see it. As much as people talk about difficult relationships where we don't want to see how b...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 People Confess What They Didn't Realize About Sex Until They Did It & It'll Make Your Teenage Self Feel Much Better

Before you have sex for the first time, you can have some really weird perceptions about it— or just not understand it all. I didn't realize a penis had some bend do it, so I couldn't see how you coul...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 Worst Ways To Respond When Your Partner Says "I Love You"

The truth is, if you're not ready to say "I love you"— and your partner is— there's really no perfect way to respond. It can be really awkward. "Responding to your partner saying 'I love you' before y...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Reasons Your Fights Are Toxic, Even If Your Relationship Isn't

It's almost always a painful process — but fighting with your partner doesn't have to be a toxic one. With good communication, fights can actually be constructive. "Without a doubt, communication is t...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 People Reveal The Moment They Realized Their Partner Didn't Love Them Anymore

Falling out of love is tough. But realizing that your partner has fallen out of love with you? That really hurts. And it can take so many different forms. "I think the idea of falling out of love is a...
By Lea Rose Emery

How Often Cheaters Cheat Again, According To Science

Being cheated on is not only an awful feeling — it can totally destroy your relationship. "Cheating and its consequences are one of the most devastating moments in a relationship," relationship coach ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways Your Relationship Can Become Unhealthy Over Time

For better or worse, relationships change over time. Over the long term, things can erode slowly and a healthy relationship can be unhealthy without you even realizing it. Some things can help, like b...
By Lea Rose Emery

9 Things That Will Instantly De-Escalate Any Argument

Believe it or not, fighting with your partner can be healthy. But, there are certain ways of fighting that are constructive — and other ways that can tear your relationship apart. “All couples argue,”...
By Lea Rose Emery

9 Things That Should Never Be Awkward In A Long-Term Relationship

One of the benefits of being in a long-term relationship is feeling comfortable with each other. You should be relaxed enough that you feel like you can be yourself and be honest, no matter how tricky...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 People Confess What Their Dating Profile Would Say If They Were Brutally Honest & It Gets Dark

When it comes to dating, we often think that honesty is the best policy. We know that we should be open about who we are as people and let those that we're dating either take it or leave it. I used to...
By Lea Rose Emery

13 Women Reveal How They Prep For Sex

How do you get ready for sex? I mean, I normally do nothing. I just start having sex. Unless I'm actively smelly, it's probably just going to happen. And I thought everyone was just the same. But new ...
By Lea Rose Emery

This Pop-Up Shop Wants To School You On Self-Pleasure & Then Put You To The Test With A New Toy

It's always fun to find a new favorite sex toy, but some of them really break the bank. It's hard to dabble, experiment, and find something you like when price tags often reach into the hundreds. Well...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Sample Texts To Send Someone Instead Of Straight-Up Ghosting Them

Being ghosted is the worst. Not because the idea of someone not liking you is totally unbearable, but because it leaves you hanging on and not sure what you should be doing next. It's the uncertainty ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's How To Get Free Lube This Weekend

When it comes to the best sex toy products, learning how to use lube is a must. It's great for when you're flying solo or for use with a partner. Everyone can benefit from it. It's just one of those l...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Resolutions You Can Complete In One Minute A Day

The New Year is almost here, so it's time to start thinking about New Year's Resolutions. But a huge portion of us abandon our resolutions quickly. According to University of Scranton research, only 8...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Realistic Relationship Goals For 2017

New Year's is coming, which means New Year's Resolutions are coming too. While they have a tendency to be forgotten as soon as they're made, don't feel bad— most of mine don't either. So instead of th...
By Lea Rose Emery

Why 2017 Will Be The Year Of The Single Woman

The single women stereotypes and pity that surrounds unmarried women are so, so underserved. I was happily single for years —many years— and I have a lot of friends who are happily single. Yet, for so...
By Lea Rose Emery

How To Have A Healthier Sex Life In 2017

It's New Year's Resolution time — and what better time than to commit to having happy, healthy sex life in 2017. A lot of us let ourselves off the hook (on either the healthy or the happy sides), but ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways To Step Up Your Dating Game In 2017

With the New Year coming rapidly, you may start thinking about where you are in your life — and that includes your love life. It's also a time that can be really difficult, because for a lot of us our...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Positions To Try Before 2017

It's been a rough year, I know it has. But it's not over yet and there's no point in just sitting around and waiting to see what else 2016 can throw at us. Let's try to end it on a high, to fit as muc...
By Lea Rose Emery

11 Sex Toy Gifts For Gadget Lovers

If the best stocking stuffers you can find usually revolve around socks and stale candy, it's time to pick it up a notch. There are so many cool, nifty gifts that you can get for someone special in yo...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Most Popular Holiday-Themed NSFW Searches

You're probably thinking about cuddling up with some eggnog and listening to crackling fires this Christmas, but these Christmas porn searches from Pornhub show us a totally different side of the holi...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Most Right Swiped Name On Tinder Is...

What's in a name? Well, maybe your Tinder success rate. Tinder has released their top 10 most right swiped names for men and women in 2016 — and the sexiest ones might surprise you. I'm not really sur...
By Lea Rose Emery

Is Sex Addiction Real?

When you think about sex addiction, you probably imagine a scene from Shame with a brutally chiseled Michael Fassbender or maybe the latest actor or politician brought down by a sex scandal. But there...
By Lea Rose Emery

What To Know Before You Have Sex Over The Holidays

If you think getting caught having sex is bad, getting caught having sex by a family member is so, so much worse. But, according to a new survey by the UK’s leading lingerie and erotic retailer Ann Su...
By Lea Rose Emery

There's A Brand New Way To Use Tinder

In case you thought that the holidays couldn't get any more awkward, Tinder on Apple TV launches today. That's right, you can play with Tinder on the big screen — with everyone watching. On the one ha...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Best Positions For Getting Your Groove Back

If you're feeling like your sex life is getting a little stale, know that most couples go through a period where they're in a rut. So don't feel badly if you're looking for something to improve your s...
By Lea Rose Emery

Does Being In A Relationship Make You Happier?

There's no secret weapon when it comes to how to be happy, as much as we'd like there to be. But new research shows that relationships may be linked with happiness a little more than you might think. ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Watch Couples Try To Make Whipped Cream Lingerie

Food and sex sound like a perfect combination in theory. They're two of my favorite things, for one. But they both excite the senses, involve a sensual experience, and are great for bonding. But how d...
By Lea Rose Emery

How To Deal With Your Partner's Family This Season

When the holiday season finally descends for a lot of us that immediately means family stress. In fact, the holidays might as well be synonymous with family disagreements and panicking, because so few...
By Lea Rose Emery

12 Sex Toys To Give Your Partner This Holiday

When it comes to doing your holiday shopping, sex toys might not be on the top of your list. We don't really think of them as holiday gifts — but can I ask, why not? They're way more fun than a sweate...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Way To Bulletproof Your Relationship

If you're in a long-term relationship — or just a serious relationship — and things are going well, then you probably wish that they'll always be that way. In fact, if you've been with someone a long ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Positions That Will Make You Great In Bed

When it comes to being good in bed, we all have to start somewhere. Most of us aren't just amazing right off the bat — you have to learn what you like, what your partner likes, and quite frankly, just...
By Lea Rose Emery

Is Your Relationship Going To Last?

Long-term relationships can be hard to get right. Even people who are in them can find it difficult to put their finger on exactly what makes them and their partner work. But if you're looking for a r...
By Lea Rose Emery