The Naked Advice

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

Max wrote: “I’ve had an issue recently where no matter what I read or what I’m told, I find it hard to get past some really toxic and depressing ideas. I don’t feel very attractive, so I feel like to be with a woman I would constantly have to prove that I’m good enough to …

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Romantic Comedies/Dramas/Thrillers are usually too cheesy and ridiculous to me. Love Actually? Way overrated. There’s Something About Mary? Dumb humor, barely passable. The Wedding Singer? Hated it. You get the idea. I agree with almost every accusation hurled at romantic films: they perpetuate unhealthy notions of love and the idea that any guy can convince …

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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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