addiction

Carrie Fisher | by Gage Skidmore

Carrie Fisher’s Autopsy Is In, And I'm Having Some Feelings

Whatever was in Carrie Fisher’s system when she died isn’t the headline. The real story is in the life she lived, the battle she fought with herself. Read...
joni edelman   |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
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Pot, Parenting, And Being Raised By An Addict

The one thing I knew I wanted as a kid was to never be like my mother — no Jose Cuervo, no Marlboro Light 100s, no makeup mirror dusted with coke. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.20.17   |   SHARE
Families
Marnie is not responsible for Desi’s choices or his addiction just like no one is real life causes anyone else to be an addict. (Image: YouTube/ HBO)

How "Girls" Depicts Addiction Is Problematic 

While Girls has portrayed important social issues before in a sensitive manner, like Adam’s sister’s arc about postpartum depression, the show Read...
Jen Simon    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
Culture
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 Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.31.17   |   SHARE
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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 Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
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If you go, you and I have a chance to be we again.

I Love You So Much; I Want You To Go 

If you go, I’ll have to pick up all the dog poop. I will have to take out the trash. I will have to sleep alone. Read...
Anonymous    |   03.6.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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#SelfCareSunday: Break Your Social Media Habits

*/ /*-->*/ In an era where our lives are often so deeply entwined with our social media presence, there is a tremendous amount of pressure to be Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   03.3.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Cyberstalking is a legally recognized crime.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have A Heroin-Addicted Cyberstalker

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 Read...
Erin Khar    |   01.6.17   |   SHARE
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