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I feel like I am a burden on my family.

Ask Erin: I Feel Like I'm A Burden On My Family

I feel like an absolute burden on my family, and whilst I know they don't resent having to help me, it does limit their freedom.

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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.

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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.

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How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do You Deal With A Breakup When You Both Have Mental Illness?

We both have mental illness. How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay after our breakup?

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My sister is an emotionally unsafe person for me to be around. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: My Sister Is Abusive & I'm Terrified Of Her

I'm afraid of her. I'm a successful, educated woman with a wonderful marriage and a great career. And I'm afraid of my abusive sister.

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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Is My Boyfriend Going To Leave Me Because Of My Mental Health Issues?

I just can't shake this feeling that my boyfriend going to leave me and find someone who makes him happy without mental health issues.

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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Sister That Her Husband Relapsed? 

I'm fairly certain my brother-in-law relapsed on heroin, and I don't know how to tell my sister that her husband relapsed.

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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Friend To Stop Pushing Her MLM Products On Me?

I'm beginning to wonder, does she see me as a friend or her potential downstream seller? I need my friend to stop pushing her MLM products on me!

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