Erin  Khar

Managing Editor

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

(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Can I Learn To Trust My Husband? 

I don't trust my husband. He had a years-long emotional affair that I ended up having to squash within this first week of our being married.
Erin Khar   |   05.23.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
 I'm afraid my parents will choose religion over me. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Will My Parents Choose Religion Over Me?

I just want something in my life to be happy and not dictated by some tyrannical religious presence. I'm afraid my parents will choose religion over me.
Erin Khar   |   05.16.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
The longer we're together, the more I feel like I'm parenting my husband. (illustration: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Feel Like I'm Parenting My Husband 

My husband and I got married about three years ago - I adore him. But the longer we're together, the more I feel like I'm parenting my husband.
Erin Khar   |   05.9.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
I know it’s not fair for me to compare two very different people, so how do I stop comparing my new girlfriend to my Ex? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Stop Comparing My New Girlfriend To My Ex? 

I know it’s not fair for me to compare two very different people, so how do I stop comparing my new girlfriend to my Ex? Help!
Erin Khar   |   05.2.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
Am I an emotional cheater? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Am I An Emotional Cheater? 

I feel like this is cheating — having feelings for him, so I feel bad. I have thought about ending things with my boyfriend. Am I an emotional cheater?
Erin Khar   |   04.25.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
If you’re struggling with infertility, I see you. I know what the isolation of infertility feels like.

For National Infertility Awareness Week, Let's #FlipTheScript

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week and this year’s theme is #FlipTheScript — the goal being to change the conversation about infertility.
Erin Khar   |   04.23.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
Do I tell my coworker that I saw his junk? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Coworker That I Saw His Junk?

How in the world do I go about letting him know that he was exchanging dirty pics with someone who is not a stranger after all? I saw his junk!
Erin Khar   |   04.18.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
Is sexting cheating? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Is Sexting Considered Cheating? 

Is sexting cheating? I've been with my boyfriend a little under a year. He refuses to acknowledge what he did as cheating.
Erin Khar   |   04.11.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
Should I stop giving unsolicited advice? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Should I Stop Giving Unsolicited Advice? Please Advise.

I am the "advice columnist" of my friends' group. How much helping is too much helping? Should I stop giving unsolicited advice?
Erin Khar   |   04.4.18 12:01am   |   SHARE
I need to know how to express anger after sexual abuse. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Need Help Expressing Anger After Sexual Abuse

I am unable to physically show any signs of anger — I’m too scared, too well-trained not to. I need to know how to express anger after sexual abuse.
Erin Khar   |   03.28.18 12:01am   |   SHARE