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

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Rav’s Repro: Can We Stop Judging Other People’s Reproductive Choices? 

When we talk about choice in the world of reproduction, we often distill it to views on abortion. We fight for the right to choose, to have agency over our bodies. Why, for some, does that exclude other choices?
Erin Khar   |   04.25.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
It's time to break up, move out, and move on.

Ask Erin: What Should I Do About My Toxic Living Situation With My Boyfriend?

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   |   04.21.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"My sister’s boyfriend sucks, and when they’re together, THEY BOTH SUCK."

Ask Erin: Should I Stay Out Of My Sister’s Toxic 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   |   04.14.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
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.)
Erin Khar   |   04.11.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
There will come a day when you don’t get sick thinking about her.

Ask Erin: Help! I Can’t Let Go Of My Ex

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   |   04.7.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Al-anon is a solid starting point for dealing with a loved one's addiction crisis.

Ask Erin: Should I Lighten Up About My Partner’s Drug And Alcohol Use? 

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.  Q. Dear Erin, I am having a crisis! About seven months ago, I entered a relationship with my friend of... Read...
Erin Khar   |   03.31.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Image by Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Rav's Repro: Please Stop Saying These Things To Pregnant People 

I get it. People think they're helpful, sharing their experience. I give advice weekly; who am I to talk? But the thing is, why is so much of the advice given to pregnant people so negative?
Erin Khar   |   03.28.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Desire for another person may signal some issues with the original relationship.

Ask Erin: Help! I Love My Fiancé, But I’m Tempted To Cheat

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   |   03.24.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Like all addictions, step one is coming clean with your problem.

Ask Erin: Am I A Gambling Addict? 

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   |   03.17.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
The things I learned spiritually — the coping mechanisms — after all we went through have helped me in endless ways during this pregnancy. (image: @MightyMooseArt)

Rav’s Repro: Managing Stress In A High-Risk Pregnancy 

Rav’s Repro is a column in which Erin explores all topics related to reproduction and reproductive rights.
Erin Khar   |   03.14.17 12:01am   |   SHARE