Managing Editor Erin Khar is known for her writing on addiction, recovery, mental health, relationships, parenting, infertility, and self-care. Her weekly advice column, Ask Erin, is published on Ravishly. Her personal essays have appeared in SELF, Marie Claire, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and others. She's the recipient of the Eric Hoffer Editor's Choice Prize and lives in New York City with her husband and two kids. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.
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I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy of Amy Long's memoir in essays, Codependence. It's a remarkable debut — a fascinating read that explores the intersections of chronic pain and opioid addiction, and elicits questions about our current approach to the opioid crisis.
Your book offers a nuanced and complex look into all angles of dependence, both on opioids and within relationships. When did you start writing about opioid use and dependence?
I am transgender — MtF — and 59 years old.. Even if I have all the necessary procedures and surgeries, will I be accepted into the club as a woman?
I have no family or friends that I can go to... I don't drive, and financially I rely on him for everything. Am I in an emotionally abusive marriage?