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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: My Sister's Boyfriend Is Coming Between Us

That night, my sister's boyfriend sent me a text message saying “sweet dreams.” Read...
Erin Khar   |   05.22.19   |   SHARE
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I'm getting really annoyed, but I don't know if I'm overreacting, just being a jealous child.

Ask Erin: Am I Overreacting?

I'm getting really annoyed, but I don't know if I'm overreacting, just being a jealous child. Read...
Erin Khar   |   01.9.19   |   SHARE
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Breaking Up With My Narcissistic Father

This self-absorbed womanizer is my narcissistic father. And many of us have them. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   01.3.19   |   SHARE
She wants things done HER way, and if somebody else comes with another idea, she screws it up.

Ask Erin: My Friend Always Has To Get Her Way

If she wants pizza, we all go to eat pizza. She wants things done HER way, and if somebody else comes with another idea, she screws it up. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.26.18   |   SHARE
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I am willing to spend time with her — if she's not smoking around my son or me. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Don't Want My Mom Smoking Around My Son

I am willing to spend time with her — if she's not smoking around my son or me. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.12.18   |   SHARE
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The Christmas travel was taking more and more tolls on our bodies, and we were getting grumpier every year. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

I Refuse To Spend Christmas With My Family & I'm Happier For It

The Christmas travel was taking more and more tolls on our bodies, and we were getting grumpier every year. Read...
Lira Kellerman    |   12.11.18   |   SHARE
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I went to pack our things and caught my mom ruffling through my toiletries bag. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: My Mom Punched Holes In My Condoms

When we got home my wife was unpacking our bags and noticed the condoms we keep in the toiletries bag looked weird. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.5.18   |   SHARE
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How Social Media Made My Holiday Season Depression So Much Worse

I soon realized that admiring everyone’s seemingly perfect life was making me spiral into a pit of holiday season depression and I couldn't climb out. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   11.8.18   |   SHARE
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