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. In addition to her work as a columnist and managing editor for Ravishly, her writing has appeared many places, including Marie Claire, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, Good Housekeeping, and Woman's Day. She is currently working on her first book, a memoir. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.

Erin Khar's Articles

I wanted to share my experience with what it’s like when you bring that baby home from the NICU.

Rav's Repro: Bringing A Baby Home From The NICU

As NICU Awareness Month comes to a close, I wanted to share my experience with what it’s like when you bring that baby home from the NICU.
Erin Khar   |   09.26.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
His trust issues are not about you; that’s his stuff. And that stuff is for him to work out.

Ask Erin: Help! My Boyfriend Doesn’t Trust Me

My boyfriend has been feeling "Iffy" about our relationship thinking I'm out entertaining other guys, which I am not. My boyfriend doesn't trust me. Help!
Erin Khar   |   09.22.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"I miss my friend. Would it be wrong to reach out?"

Ask Erin: Can I Rekindle My Friendship With My Ex’s Sister?

I miss my friend (even if I'm glad to be rid of her brother!). Would it be wrong to reach out?
Erin Khar   |   09.15.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Rav’s Repro: What I Learned From A Month In The NICU

September is NICU awareness month. If you ever find yourself in that position of being a parent with a newborn in the NICU, this is what I want to tell you…
Erin Khar   |   09.12.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
I bet that nearly everyone has, at one time or another, thought about someone else while having sex.

Ask Erin: Is It Wrong To Think Of Someone Else During Sex?

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.
Erin Khar   |   09.8.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
If your sibling were raped by your friend, wouldn't you want to know? I most definitely would.

Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Brother That His Best Friend Raped 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.
Erin Khar   |   09.1.17 12:10am   |   SHARE
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.
Erin Khar   |   08.29.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
I am a firm believer that when we decide to marry someone — to make that level of commitment — we should be in sync with our partner’s values.

Ask Erin: Help! He’s A Trump Supporter; Should I Cancel The Wedding? 

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.
Erin Khar   |   08.25.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
There is no gray area here. He has been abusing you, and it is time to leave.

Ask Erin: Should I Divorce My Husband?

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.
Erin Khar   |   08.18.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Sometimes when we have to deliver shitty news like this, the recipient may misdirect their angry or hurt feelings on the wrong person, because that’s easier to do than confronting the person who betrayed them.

 Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Ex’s New Girlfriend He Was Trying To Get With 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.
Erin Khar   |   08.11.17 12:01am   |   SHARE