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.

How To Handle Food Shaming On Thanksgiving, According To Experts

Though Thanksgiving is meant to be all about family and gratitude, the holiday seems to have become synonymous with something else: food. And while for some people the culinary orgy of Thanksgiving might be a great reason to celebrate, the obsession…
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Stress-Busting Sex Positions For The Holiday Season

While the holidays might bring you comfort and joy, they may also bring you stress and indigestion and more stress. The holiday season can definitely be a trying time — whether it's a difficult family, running around traveling, or just facing the…
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7 Sex Positions That Won't Make Your Bed Squeak When You're Home For The Holidays

Even though the holidays can be a magical time of bonding and nostalgia, there's no denying that there's one area of your life that may take a hit: your sex life. Having sex during the holidays can be tough when you're surrounded by family and back…
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This Is The Most Popular Love Language On Hinge

There are a lot of different ways that you can show someone how much you care. Some people are all about saying how they feel, while some people show their sentiments more through their actions. This idea — that we all show love differently — is…
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Tinder Just Launched A Feature To Get You More Matches ASAP

When you hear the word "surge" you may think of how prices skyrocket when you try to get a ride on New Year's Eve. Maybe you even think about getting a bolt of energy thanks to your favorite caffeinated drink. But now there's a new surge in town —…
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The Way You Banter With Your Partner Has A Big Effect On Your Relationship, A New Study Shows

It's not unusual to hear people say that one of the traits they value most is a good sense of humor. In fact, it's something that a lot of us look for in a partner. And it's easy to see why — laughing together can be incredibly soothing and help you…
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A New Study Says This Is The Best City In The Country For Single People

When you think about the benefits of being single versus the drawbacks, you probably rarely consider that location might have something to do with it. Is it harder for singles in your area to live, meet, and date than it is for singles in other…
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Most Young People Worry About The Future Of Birth Control Access, A New Survey Finds

Many people assume birth control is something you just have access without even thinking about it. Maybe they have the resources, maybe they just live somewhere where it's easy to get — but for some, it's easy to think that birth control is readily…
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Michelle Obama Opened Up About Going To Marriage Counseling — Here's Why That's So Important

Even the best relationships require hard work and a little help occasionally. Though we know that relationships are full of compromise, communication, and making a concerted effort, people are still sometimes reticent to admit that their…
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11 Winter Date Ideas That Don't Involve Drinking

Going on a date sober seems like it should be so simple — but, if you've gotten used to pairing every date with a cocktail or a large glass of wine, it can be really intimidating. Many people start to think of dating and drinking as basically…
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3 Things To Do If Your Partner Pulls Away When You're Trying To Support Them

There's a lot of advice out there about how to support your partner in a relationship — and how your partner should support you, whether that's through listening, helping them solve a problem, or just being there when you need them. It's easy to see…
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Over Half Of Millennials Pretend Their Relationship Is Better Than It Is, A New Survey Finds

It's no secret that the world of social media is a not-very-real place. People put their best foot forward, sometimes even putting up a version of their life that bears no relationship to reality. But a new survey shows just how strong the pressure…
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Here's When Becoming More Like Your Partner Works — And When It Doesn't

Staying independent in a relationship can be harder than you might think, especially when you've been together a long time. Even though you may start out with strong identities, it can be easy to feel like you start to mesh personalities with your…
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7 Tips For Letting Someone Down Gently, According To Experts

Even if you both know it's the right thing, even if it's been coming for a while, going through a breakup or ending things with someone you're dating can be totally overwhelming — which is why it's easy to avoid confrontation and procrastinate…
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Here's The Reason Most Women Freeze Their Eggs, According To A New Study

Choosing to freeze your eggs is a huge decision. And while some women freeze their eggs for medical reasons or because they're not ready to have kids with their partner but know they want to in the future, a new study reveals that most single women…
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A New Study Reveals How A Broken Heart Can Literally Kill You

While having a broken heart may be hard to recover from, most of us think of it as a temporary mental anguish — one that we can move past with time. But the mental strain of a breakup can have some major effects, both mentally and physically.…
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7 Reasons You're Staying With Your Partner That Don't Actually Mean You Should Be Together

Deciding whether or not to break up with someone can be a really difficult choice. Sure, there are some obvious reasons that you should break up with someone — and it can be very clear when a relationship isn't working. "You should break up with…
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This Is The Most Popular Dating App In Your State

When it comes to choosing a dating app, it's definitely not a one-size-fits-all-approach. Different dating apps are good for different things. And whether you're looking for sex, a relationship, or just feeling out what's out there, one of the most…
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A New Study Says If You're Attracted To Psychopaths, You May Be One Too

If you've had bad partners in your past, you're not alone. But, no matter how awful they seemed and what language you or others used to describe them, there's a good chance that they weren't actually psychopathic. Because dating a psychopath is a…
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The Number Of Long-Distance Relationships That Survive May Surprise You

It's no secret that long-distance relationships are tricky — and many of us have have tried to make them work and not been successful. Whether it's the lack of quality time, the mismatched schedules, maybe even the constant worrying that they're not…
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