by Dan Savage JOE NEWTON I'm a 37-year-old gay man who just got out of an abusive relationship. We were together five years, moved to Portland together, got married three years ago, yada, yada, yada. He suffered a traumatic injury earlier...Show More Summary
by Dan Savage I am having an issue with my boyfriend and I really don't know if I am the crazy, paranoid, controlling party or if I am legitimately upset. My boyfriend and I have been together for more than a year and a half and have lived together for 5 months. Show More Summary
Give this mom Da Brat over 21 Savage any day. She raps along to "Funkdafied" in a way that only someone who lived during the time it was a hit could. You had to be there.
by Dan Savage Two guys, Dan. 1. My boyfriend. Brilliant, truly. We have a small artistic business together, we have the same goals, we go to therapy and he works really hard on himself. He probably has depression, sex is so fraught we aren't having it right now, just doing exercises to get us to a healthy place. Show More Summary
The Mythbusters team tackled all kinds of crazy experiments during its 15 seasons on Discovery. Now, former host Adam Savage has revealed one myth he would still love to try and bust.
by Dan Savage Hi, Dan! Love the Slog. I've been reading for years. So much insightful content in there. And one of the things I love is that you will post rebuttals and counter-points to your SLLOTD. And... I have one of those for you. On...Show More Summary
On this week’s Modern Love Podcast, the writer and advice columnist reads his own story of open adoption’s sometimes dark complexities.
Quickies by Dan Savage My boyfriend of almost two years is wonderful, and we have had very few issues. But there is one thing that has almost been a deal breaker. He fiddles with his penis almost constantly—in front of me and in front of our roommates. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Could you give my email address to Constantly Lamenting Over Sudden Unexplained Relationship Ending, aka CLOSURE in yesterday's SLLOTD? I just went through a similar thing and had a similar reaction. He probably does need to talk to a therapist but what I needed more than anything was compassion. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage A few months back, I got dumped hard by my girlfriend of almost two years. We’re both straight and in our late thirties. The break-up was a complete surprise to me, and to all of our friends. The two of us had just got back from a vacation together, after which I was more in love with this woman than ever. Show More Summary
In 1697, the British playwright William Cosgrove wrote The Mourning Bride, and two famous quotes have lived on from that play for centuries: “Music has charms to soothe a savage breast” and “Heaven has no rage, like love to hatred turned. Nor hell a fury, like a woman scorned.” The latter is the more famous […]
Thirstgiving Takes Over The Internet Thanksgiving is a time of family, sharing, food and togetherness. But for savages on Twitter it’s a day for thirst. Thirsty thirst thirst. It’s been glorious to see all the love and pics and imag...
by Dan Savage A few weeks ago, my live-in boyfriend (let's call him James) sat down next to me after a particularly stressful week of grad school and said "I have a hard question. A former sex partner (let's call her Allison) wants to have sex with me. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage I would bet that what I am about to offer is technically illegal but I really don't care because it is the right thing to do: I am in Canada and I do not take birth control myself. If any woman is denied her access to birth...Show More Summary
Eat Me by Dan Savage I'm a very sex-positive girl and I finally convinced my boyfriend to open up about his fetishes. I could tell he was ashamed and torn about sharing them with me, but I've been with my fair share of guys and surfed the net for years, and I was convinced nothing would shock me. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that Adam Savage loves movies just as much if not more than he loves busting myths. Before he became the co-host of Mythbusters, he was known for working behind the scenes of movies, building props and scale models. Even...Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Like many people gearing up for the holidays I'm in my own state of crisis. My parents are 80 and 85 years old, live in Los Angeles, and have hosted Thanksgiving for several years for our small family and a number of my friends. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage I've been struggling with an issue and I wondered what your take on it was. I have a very old friend (of over 20 years) who a few years ago confessed to me I was his sexual ideal and that he masturbated while thinking of me. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage I have no fucking idea where to start. It's a long fucking story. Basically, I'm a heterosexual guy who used to really like sex, but how is now living with my asexual ex-girlfriend who really doesn't like or understand sex at all. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage JOE NEWTON I'm a longtime fan—reader and listener—and part of the 47 percent of white women who did NOT vote for Donald Trump. To say I'm disappointed, horrified, scared, and mad about the election is woefully insufficient. Show More Summary