boundaries

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
Families
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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Photo by Martin Courreges on Unsplash

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
Minds
It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses.

You Wanted The Divorce But You Still Miss Your Ex

It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses. Read...
Wendi Schuller of DivorcedMoms    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

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. Read...
Erin Khar   |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words.

"Man Up" Should Be Replaced With This

I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words. So here's what I use instead. Read...
Crystal Jackson of The Good Men Project    |   08.27.18   |   SHARE
Culture
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

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 Read...
Erin Khar   |   08.22.18   |   SHARE
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