Monday, December 14, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Give and Take (Dec 10, 2009)


You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes… . Read the letter.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Refreshing! (Sept 17, 2009)


“Sometimes our subconscious mind takes the lemons of our sexual insecurities….” Read the original letter.

Lucky (Sept 3, 2009)


Relationship a wreck? Maybe it’s time to trade it in for a new one. Read the original letter.

Thank God (Aug 27, 2009)


Fans respond to a hateful letter from a fundamentalist.
Read the original letter.

Clean Campsite Rule (Aug 20, 2009)


Always leave your campsite cleaner than you found it. Read the original letter.

Flammable (Aug 13, 2009)


Testosterone is gasoline, and sexual frustration is the match. Read the original letter.

Masquerades (Aug 6, 2009)


On the internet nobody knows you’re a dog. Read the original letter.

Only the Lonely (July 30, 2009)


Don’t lower your expectations… change them. Read the original letter.

Judge Not (July 16, 2009)


Get off the cross, we need the wood. “…[R]eligion, when pitted against sex (really old) and human nature (pretty old), always loses.” Read the original letter.

The Appalachian Trail (July 2, 2009)


A new euphemism: When someone cheats on a spouse, that should be known as “hiking the Appalachian Trail” in honor of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. Read the original letter.

Walk a Mile (June 25, 2009)


Sex work “isn’t so bad”? Boyfriend is advised to earn some credibility. Read the original letter.

Precipitous Decision (June 18, 2009)


It always ends in tears. Read the original letter.

Skidmarks (June 11, 2009)


Shock and Ew. Highly suspicious stains appear on couch. Read the original letter.

The Marriage Bomb (June 4, 2009)


California drops the bomb on marriage rights. Read the original letter.

You Know Your Pro’lem? (May 21, 2009)


Everyone’s got one. Read the original letter.

Give ’em the boot! (May 14, 2009)


Keep trying until you get the answer you want. Read the original letter.

Hover & Scrutinize (May 7, 2009)


Advice to 14-year-old gay son: “All men are pigs.” Read the original letter.

Sext Message (Apr 16, 2009)


Innocent teen chat, or child porn? Read the original letter.

The Love Aquatic (Mar 26, 2009)


Can fan is deep in love. Read the original letter.

Team Spirit (Mar 12, 2009)


A 27-year-old woman has the sex drive of a 16-year-old boy. Read the original letter.

The Secret Question (Feb 26, 2009)


Metalhead seeks gay code word. Read the original letter.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

No Swinging (Feb 12, 2009)


Before marriage, and before trying it out, a wife accepts the idea of swinging with her husband. Once married, she’s not so sure anymore. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

The Right Tool (Jan 22, 2009)


The right tool for the right job. A man feeling emasculated by his wife’s vibrator is instructed to think of it as a tool he can use to bring her pleasure, rather than a competitor. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Saddleback (Jan 15, 2009)


Readers submit their possible definitions for the term “Saddlebacking”. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Tragic Comedy (Dec 29, 2008)


This was based on two letters – one about an 60 year-old woman accepting her boyfriend’s desire to see a dominatrix; and another about a 20-year-old woman’s dominant and abusive lover. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Hash Marks (Dec 18, 2008)


A young boyfriend and girlfriend compare notes on how many previous partners each has had. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

A Nose for It (Dec 11, 2008)


A man seeks new methods to make girlfriend happy. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Hardwood (Dec 3, 2008)


A reader queries whether someone who has sex with knotholes in trees is gay or straight. I try to imagine a porn mag focusing on that kink. Link.

Red Flag (Nov 27, 2008)


A woman refuses to see all the warning signs of an abusive relationship. Savage says “Stitch together all the red flags in China and you won't have one as large the one your boyfriend has raised.”
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It’s Pee (Oct 30, 2008)


A woman expresses frustration that her boyfriend is urinating at night into a two-liter pop bottle he keeps in the bedroom. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Stay Put (Oct 9, 2008)


A woman asks if she was right to dump her boyfriend for secretly taking off his condom during sex. Dan suggests a way she could have assured the condom would stay on.
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Would you mind if... ? (Sept 18, 2008)


A woman reacts with shock and surprise when a guy she’s making out with asks if he can… well, you know. See above. Read the original letter and Savage’s response. The text for this is way at the bottom of the link.

No Choice (Sept 11, 2008)


During the 2008 presidential campaign Sarah Palin’s ultra-right views on abortion and other subjects were revealed. Though she expressed the belief that abortion should be illegal, even in cases of rape or incest, she wanted her pregnant 17-year-old daughter to make up her own mind as to whether to keep the baby. Not a choice Palin wanted to offer other women. This drawing is of an imaginary 2008 Republican Convention attendee.

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The Talk (Aug 21, 2008)


An uncle wonders if it’s OK to correct his 13-year-old nephew when the boy says that “being gay is wrong,” and wonders if how he can encourage his nephew to see people of other sexual orientations as human beings.

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The Big Payback (July 24, 2008)


A 20-year-old woman wonders why guys feel entitled to tell her she is ugly. Dan says be patient, time is the great equalizer. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Plucked (June 10, 2008)


A man longs for a woman who will watch him get naked and masturbate while she stays fully clothed. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Resuscitate (June 19, 2008)


A man tries to revitalize his wife’s interest in their sex life before it’s too late. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

You Suck (June 5, 2008)


Sometimes when you get dumped and feel you’ve been wronged a little voice in the back of your head makes you realize the fault was yours. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Communication Gap (May 29, 2008)


Man fails to talk to his fiancĂ©e about why they’ve started sleeping in separate rooms. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.


Bondage Kills (May 8, 2008)


A column about the risks of leaving someone tied up alone for hours.
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Cradle Robber (May 5, 2008)


After just six weeks, a man falls in love with woman 16 years his junior. Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Puppy Love (Jan 21, 2008)



A man loves his dog. Much too much.

The text online here seems not to sync with the image. Archival glitch I guess. So I’ll just sum up: Man loves dog. Dog seems to be happy, but this is non-consensual, therefore, still wrong, happy dog or not. After man teaches dog English we can reconvene on the subject.

Read the original letter and Savage’s response… or maybe not, at this link.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Stump Lover (Apr 17, 2008)


A man with an amputee fetish wonders how to find the woman of his dreams.

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Marriage Plan (Mar 31, 2008)


A woman sites problems with her husband “two years into [her] first marriage.” Dan queries whether or not that implies she is planning to have additional marriages in future, and says “If I ran around introducing my boyfriend to people as ‘my current boyfriend’ it might give him a complex, too.”

Read the original letter and Savage’s response.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Extra Pussy (Mar 24, 2008)


A once homely teen is now has all the interest he can handle, but doesn't care for all the attention.

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