Erin Khar

Erin Khar

Bio

Erin Khar lives, loves, and writes in New York City and sometimes other cities too. She was the recipient of a 2012 Eric Hoffer Editor's Choice Prize for her story, "Last House at the End of the Street," which was published in the Best New Writing 2012 anthology. Her work has also appeared in From the Depths, Sliver of Stone, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, The Manifest-Station, and a Spark Off Rose live show. She is currently working on her first book, a memoir. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210. 

Erin Khar Articles

Is this platonic friendship more important than our relationship?

Ask Erin: Am I Overreacting To My Fiancee’s Friendship With Another Guy? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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"As the saying goes, sometimes love isn't enough."

Ask Erin: Help! My Girlfriend Wants An Open Relationship

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him.

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"I really thought we would build our future together."

Ask Erin: Will I Ever Get Over My Last Relationship? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Rav's Repro: All The Aches And Pains Of Pregnancy 

I am 28 weeks pregnant, freshly in the third trimester, and in the past week, a whole new crop of symptoms has popped up. This is what they are, and this is how I’m dealing with them. (Sort of. I’m trying.)

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Ask Erin: My Partner And I Found Out The Guy We’re Hooking Up With Is Engaged

We both want to make it an ongoing thing with this particular guy and he was also open. The problem is, when we were at the bar he showed us a picture on his phone, from a social media page. We looked him up later to add him, and he is engaged!

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Just because you're both adults doesn't mean it won't be complicated.

Ask Erin: I Am Attracted To My Teacher, And I Think He's Attracted To Me

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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She says things like “I’m not responsible for your feelings,” which I get, but my feelings are the consequences of her actions!

Ask Erin: Help! My Partner Wants To Be Polyamorous And I Don't

So, here’s the deal: I am a lesbian. My girlfriend and I have been together for three years. We have had a completely monogamous relationship. But recently, we have been talking about the possibility of a polyamorous relationship, mainly because she has been pressing the issue.

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I Learned Everything About Relationships From Watching Beverly Hills, 90210

One could make a reasonable argument that I’ve made some (OK, a lot) of mistakes when it comes to relationships. I’ve been a little…messy. It’s not entirely my fault. I blame Beverly Hills, 90210.

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I don’t know what my daughter is doing... Recently, she has fallen in love with a lesbian friend of hers.

Ask Erin: Help! My Daughter Left Her Husband For A Woman

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to.

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