Emily Yoffe

We had a romp, now we have a child. Do I have to stay?

By Emily Yoffe, Slate on June 16, 2013, at 7:31 a.m.
The problem is that aside from our daughter, we still have next to nothing in common.
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Emily Yoffe

My husband won’t cuddle. Is it cheating if I meet another man for hugs?

By Emily Yoffe, Slate on June 08, 2013, at 7:57 p.m.
My co-worker and I meet for hugs -- and that's all.

Messy men are cute; messy women are pathetic

By Emily Shire, Slate magazine on March 31, 2013, at 6:05 a.m.
In her piece “Cleaning: The Final Feminist Frontier” in the New Republic, Jessica Grose highlights how women still bear a disproportionate burden of household maintenance. While we’re closer to balancing the domestic burdens between the sexes when it comes to child rearing and even cooking, Grose argues, cleaning is still …

What can I do to help my space-cadet granddaughter?

By on March 25, 2013, at 11:28 a.m.
Q. Our 8-year-old granddaughter, a second grader, is funny, loving and caring — a really good kid with good friends — but she is a bit of a space cadet. Although she’s a terrific reader and she does well in school, even her pre-kindergarten teacher said that she drifts into …
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