BIO

Erin Khar lives, loves, and writes in New York City and sometimes other cities too. Her work has been featured many places, including Marie Claire, SELF, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, and Cosmonauts Avenue. In addition to her Ask Erin advice column and her role as Managing Editor for Ravishly, her latest project is a forthcoming memoir that follows her recovery from a 15-year struggle with heroin addiction, as she learned to let go of shame, face the truth, and love and forgive herself. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.

Erin Khar's Articles

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Ask Erin: I'm Exhausted By My Daughter's Depression

I am at my limits of coping with my daughter’s depression. She is depressed and suffers from high anxiety. It is taking its toll.
Erin Khar   |   09.19.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Was I Raped?

This is something that has haunted me for many years. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick. What I raped or a drunk slut?
Erin Khar   |   09.12.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Jealous Of My Partner's Ex

He keeps saying that when the divorce is over she will be out of our lives but it’s not true. I'm jealous of my parent's ex.
Erin Khar   |   09.5.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: My Husband Has A Sex Addiction 

I’m pretty sure my husband has a sex addiction because I keep catching him cheating on me. He’s cheating with multiple women, and he’s paying them for it.
Erin Khar   |   08.29.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Best Friend She's Making A Mistake Getting Married?

What breaks my heart is that my friend had this idea recently that she wants to get married to this guy. I think she's making a mistake getting married.
Erin Khar   |   08.22.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: How Do I Deal With Friends Who Are ALWAYS Late?

My husband and I are good friends with another couple. We love them dearly, but they have no concept of time. Our friends are always late!
Erin Khar   |   08.15.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Is It A Dealbreaker If My Partner Doesn't Want Kids And I Do?

The first time the topic of children came up, everything was positive, but later he kept hinting that he wasn’t sure. Is it a dealbreaker?
Erin Khar   |   08.8.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: How Do I End Things With My Boyfriend?

I need to end things, I need to end things with my boyfriend. But I can't if every single time he starts crying. How do I handle this?
Erin Khar   |   08.1.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: How Do I Support My Friend Who Was Raped? 

I hate that it's happened to her and the thought of this guy doing this to other women makes me sick. How can I help support my friend who was raped?
Erin Khar   |   07.25.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
How do I get over my ex who dumped me out of the blue? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Get Over An Ex Who Dumped Me Out Of The Blue?

Then she told me we needed to talk and that she didn’t want this or me anymore. How do I get over my ex who dumped me out of the blue?
Erin Khar   |   07.18.18 12:01am   |   SHARE