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

"Get clear with yourself about what is important to you. And the fastest way to do that is to spend some time with yourself, not distracted by the romantic partner in front of you."

Ask Erin: Should I Be Worried About Hooking Up With A Younger 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.
Erin Khar   |   07.21.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
What is unhealthy is trying to force your square-shaped relationship into a round hole.

Ask Erin: Am I Polyamorous?

Am I polyamorous? Am I just f*cked up from all the things in my past? Was I just so sexually repressed, that I just need to fulfill this need before I can "settle down" and have a normal relationship?
Erin Khar   |   07.14.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"What is very clear to me is that you do not feel secure in this relationship." (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp)

Ask Erin: Help! I’m Jealous Of My Boyfriend’s BFF’s 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.
Erin Khar   |   06.30.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Ask Erin: After Putting My Ex In Debt, Can I Get Him Back? 

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   |   06.23.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
When we feel trapped, when we feel paralyzed by our circumstances, we can start to feel like we are receding so far into the background of life, that we may cease to exist.

Ask Erin: Should I Get Back With My Abusive Ex For Financial Reasons?

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   |   06.16.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Getting your husband back because you make a mess for him at work is not a long-term solution to this problem.

Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Husband’s Boss That He Is Having An Affair With His Daughter? 

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   |   06.9.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
When someone, regardless of age, brings up suicide, they are asking for help.

Ask Erin: What Do I Do If My 9-Year-Old Is Suicidal? 

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   |   05.26.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
There are a plethora of baby app options out there, and not all are created equal.

Rav’s Repro: The Wild World Of Pregnancy And Fertility Apps

What I’ve found there is sometimes amusing, sometimes helpful, sometimes exactly the support I’ve needed, and sometimes downright paranoia inducing.
Erin Khar   |   05.23.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"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.
Erin Khar   |   05.19.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Young and inexperienced, or manipulative and unhealthy? One woman wants to know what's going on with her younger boyfriend.

Ask Erin: Am I In A Toxic Relationship, Or Is My Guy Just Too Young And Inexperienced?

he’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   |   05.12.17 12:01am   |   SHARE