The Naked Advice

Model & Writer Liz LaPoint answers your questions about dating, sex, and relationships

All couples fight. No two people are ever going to meld their lives and not have moments of disagreement, misunderstandings, and everything else that leads to hurt feelings, defensiveness, and frustration. So how do you know when the fights between you and your significant other are normal and when they are a sign you should …

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R.S.C. wrote: “I’d be interested to hear your opinion on whether some degree of exploitation of a woman’s physical attractiveness hurts the entire women’s ‘movement.’ Specifically, I’m thinking of edgier examples such as wet T-shirt contests, oil or whipped cream wrestling in bikinis, etc. If a woman has done that and enjoyed the rush and …

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J.T. wrote: “I’m in my mid-40s and in the 7th year of my second marriage. I absolutely love my wife with everything I have. We fit each other so perfectly that we can finish each other’s sentences, we each are okay with doing chores the other hates to do. I do all the cooking, she …

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This is what’s wrong with our nation’s discourse today. Even journalists and “News Personalities” behave like Internet trolls. Internet trolls are people who enjoy intentionally saying inflammatory, ignorant things in order to get a reaction. They espouse extremist views, knowingly lie or say misleading statements, and do so mainly for the attention and sadistic pleasure …

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Everyday in the U.S. more than three women are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Nearly 1 in 5 teenage girls who have been in a relationship said a boyfriend threatened violence or self-harm when she wanted to break-up. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes …

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There’s a lot of bad advice out there. Sometimes it’s only bad because it’s too simplistic, like “Good communication is the most important for making love last”. Sure, good communication is important, but what exactly is “good” communication? And what about things like compatible personalities, sexual and/or romantic chemistry, and shared values? I recently came …

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