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.

A New Study Reveals A Major Reason For Why Some People Stay In Toxic Relationships

Everybody makes mistakes. Maybe your partner forgets your birthday or makes plans without asking you — or maybe it's something bigger, like cheating. But how easy it is to forgive a partner often depends on the individual. Some people easily let…
By Lea Rose Emery

The Most Common Reason People Broke Up With "The One That Got Away"

There are a few romantic myths that can loom large in our consciousness — and one of them is definitely "the one that got away". This person who you were perfect for but, as fate would have it, it all just went wrong some how. But how many of us…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's How Many Americans Never Had Formal Sex Ed

It's not a secret that sex education in America is woefully inadequate. Some students go without sex education altogether. Even those who do receive it likely miss out on major issues, or are presented with an abstinence-only model. In fact, new…
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7 Expert Tips For Having The "Where Is This Going?" Talk

You can put it off as long as possible. You can try to dance around it. You can pretend to ignore completely. But at some point, it's going to happen — the "Where is this going?" conversation. Bringing it up can be really tricky. At best, it can…
By Lea Rose Emery

A Mormon Mom Tweeted About The Blame Of Unplanned Pregnancy Falling On Women & It's A Must Read

Choosing a birth control method can be a incredibly difficult for many women. Many of us struggle with finding a method that fits in with our lives and doesn't give us every side effect on the box. But why is birth control looked at as a woman's…
By Lea Rose Emery

These Are The Top 3 Activities That People Prefer To Do Alone

If you've ever bailed on plans with friends or a partner for no other reason than to curl up and watch Netflix by your own damn self, you are definitely not alone. In fact, a new survey of 1,000 adults from Porch, the free home network, found that a…
By Lea Rose Emery

The 3 Strategies People Use To Avoid Cheating — And Why They Don't Work

Cheating can completely destroy a relationship. While some couples can bounce back from it, others just can't. But is there a way to protect yourself against cheating when you're facing temptation? What makes someone stay faithful? Well, new…
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The 5 Most Common Ways You Can Acquire Debt Through Your Relationship

Dealing with finances in a relationship is rarely easy. From deciding who pays for what to deciding whether or not to open a joint account, there can be a lot of different financial issues to negotiate. But one of the most difficult financial…
By Lea Rose Emery

These Are The Most Right-Swiped Jobs For Men & Women On Tinder

Who gets the most right swipes on Tinder? You've probably thought that people who kill it on Tinder are super hot, have something special in their photos, or have the wittiest bio ever. But someone's job may also play a role. Tinder just released…
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These Are The Most Popular Adult Entertainment Categories Among Women

Watching porn is a totally normal and healthy activity, whether you're single or in a relationship. And though it's long been considered a male-dominated interest, we shouldn't underestimate the amount of women who watch porn. According to porn site…
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This U.S. State Searches For Sex Toys Online The Most

Where in the country are sex toys most popular? It may not be where you think. New data from sex toy company Hot Octopuss looked at search engine queries to decide which states were searching for sex toys the most, and overall, Republican states…
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13 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Get Through Your First Breakup

When it comes to relationships, many people find that getting over the first breakup is a special kind of awful. For some reason the end of our first relationship, even if it was a total trainwreck that we knew wasn't right, has a way of devastating…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's The Average Grade 2,000 People Say They Would Give Their Sex Life

How good is the sex with your partner? It's something that really fascinates a lot of us. And though there's a good chance that you talk to your friends about how good your sex life is (or how not good it is), have you ever actually ranked it down…
By Lea Rose Emery

These 13 Inspirational Quotes Will Change Your Perspective On Dating

Whether you've been on the dating-go-round for a month or for years, it can be easy to get into a dating rut. You start to feel like there's nobody out there for you or that you just can't handle another bad date. But once you get into this mindset,…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's The Average Grade 2,000 Americans Would Give Their Relationship

Would you consider yourself happy in your relationship? Some of us get into relationships and when they start to stall, we don't really take the time to make sure we're getting all of our needs met. And new data shows that we may not be as a happy…
By Lea Rose Emery

Oral Herpes & Genital Herpes Aren't That Different — So Why Does One Have More Of A Stigma?

STIs aren't easy to talk about — but they should be. Few conditions are so prevalent and yet so taboo. Despite the fact that one in two sexually active people under the age of 25 will contract an STI and the fact that STIs are at an all-time high in…
By Lea Rose Emery

I'm Bisexual & Here's How The "Getting Tested" Convo Happens With Men Vs. Women

I like to talk about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) more than your average person. Sure, it's not the most glamorous topic — or the sexiest — and sometimes it can be downright awkward, but STIs should be a more accepted part of our…
By Lea Rose Emery

The Top 5 Things Cheaters Wish They Had Done Differently

Cheating is a complicated business. Sometimes, the relationship is falling apart or one person isn't getting their needs met, but other times, it's not always easy to get to the bottom of what makes someone cheat. And plenty of the time, someone who…
By Lea Rose Emery

The 11 Best Playlists To Listen To When You're Ready To Start Dating Again

After a breakup or a longtime being single, knowing when you're ready to start dating again isn't always easy. Some people bounce back right away — while others can spend months mourning a lost relationship or just learning to be happy on their own…
By Lea Rose Emery

Literally 30 Sex Positions — One For Every Single Day In September

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but summer is officially over. OK, maybe not officially — but as September rolls in it certainly feels like summer is on its way out. But before you start to mourn the beach days and sunshine that are soon to be…
By Lea Rose Emery