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

The Easiest Ways To Be A More Supportive Partner

Being a supportive partner can mean a lot of different things. Some of it will depend on your partner, but everyone needs support. Firstly, there's the big picture, the big life decision type of suppo...
By Lea Rose Emery

15 Little Ways To Improve Communication In Your Relationship

If you need to improve communication skills in a relationship, that can feel like a big, overwhelming task. But it's one that has to happen, because it makes every part of your relationship better. "W...
By Lea Rose Emery

This Is When You Should Consider A Break From Dating

Some people spend so much time trying to find someone, that they forget that the process of dating can actually be fun. Even worse, some people start to get so burned out from dating that they end up ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Is *This* The Best Time To Have Sex?

So many of my friends worry if they're having enough sex — or complain about the fact that they know they're not having enough. With busy lives, they have trouble fitting it in, but I think if you loo...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways To Feel More Comfortable With A Partner In Bed

Being comfortable during sex is essential. How can you enjoy sex if you're not feeling like yourself? It has nothing to do with being boring or vanilla, it's about being relaxed and content in the bed...
By Lea Rose Emery

How To Survive Your First Vacation With Your Partner's Family

Going on vacation with your partner's family can be a terrifying prospect, especially the first time. Even if you have a great relationship with them normally, being on vacation can be like putting a ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Totally Valid Reasons To Break Up With Someone

When you're unhappy in a relationship, you may start pondering the big question: "Should we break up?" It should be obvious, knowing whether or not you should be with someone, but it can be difficult ...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways To Let Someone Down Gently

When you've decided to break up with someone, it can feel like the hardest thing in the world, but then you have to actually figure out how to break up with them. And that can be even tougher. "There ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Why Bedtime Sex Is Totally Overrated

What's the best time to have sex? I'm going to put it out there and say that I think having sex right before bed is actually the most overrated time to get down and dirty. Bear with me. Part of this ...
By Lea Rose Emery

Why It's Totally OK To Not Stay Friends With An Ex

Whether or not you should be friends with an ex is one of the big dating conundrums. Sometimes you've invested so much time, it feels weird to just cut things off suddenly. But being friends with an e...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Signs You Have Your Guard Up On A Date

Sure, being vulnerable with someone is hard — being vulnerable on a date with someone you hardly know is even more difficult. Why? Well, it's opening yourself up to the possibility of getting hurt, wi...
By Lea Rose Emery

The Secret To Surviving Your First Vacation As A Couple

Going on vacation as a couple can be a thrilling opportunity. Not only that, it's a great way to show you're making an effort — to really block out some quality bonding time. "If you're no longer maki...
By Lea Rose Emery

What Men *Really* Fantasize About

Just in time for National Masturbation Month, sex toy retailer Lovehoney released a survey of 4,500 people, so we can learn all about what people are really thinking about when they masturbate. I thi...
By Lea Rose Emery

The "Trump Effect" On Relationships Is Worse Than You Thought

We all know that the latest administration has caused a lot of stress, but new research shows that it goes beyond that — Trump is breaking up relationships. Seriously. As if stripping women of their h...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Signs You're Not Ready To DTR

A lot of people want to jump into defining the relationship when, quite frankly, they're just not ready. It makes sense, because with people meeting on dating apps and perhaps dating multiple people a...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Ways To Be More Vulnerable In Your Dating Life

Being vulnerable with someone may sound like a weakness, but it's actually a huge strength for your love life. Being able to expose who you are, what you want, and what you need will allow you to get ...
By Lea Rose Emery

What To Ask Each Other Before You Define The Relationship

If you're not sure whether you're ready to define the relationship, make sure you think hard before you do. You need to be really careful to get any unanswered questions out of the way and learn all y...
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Positions For When You Need An Energy Boost

If you're feeling like your energy levels are low, the last thing you may think you want to do is have sex. But actually, sex is can be an amazing energy booster and can help you keep that vitality go...
By Lea Rose Emery

How The GOP's New Health Care Plan Will Affect Your Birth Control

If you were hoping that the new GOP health care bill would be a huge improvement on what can only be described as a devastating failure of a first bill, I'm sorry to disappoint you. It's true that the...
By Lea Rose Emery

How Your Eyes Can Give You Away On A First Date

If you think that you're not good at flirting or that you send mixed messages on a date, worry not — turns out there's a very obvious sign. New research from the University of Kent found that eye dil...
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