Erin Khar

Erin Khar

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. Her work has also appeared in From the Depths, Sliver of Stone, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, The Manifest-Station, and a Spark Off Rose live show. She is currently working on her first book, a memoir. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210. 

Erin Khar Articles

Ask Erin: Should I Move In With My Best Friend And Her Husband?

My best friend is married and her and her husband are moving into a new house. Now here’s the thing: My best friend wants me to move in with them, and so does her husband, to help with expenses and because they know I want to get out of my living situation.

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"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.

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Breakups are hard, even under the best of circumstances. Messy breakups that involve court proceedings are even harder.

Ask Erin: Help! My Friends Are Still Friends With My Ex

My partner informed me that our relationship of nine years was over. I am friends with a couple who were so supportive through the whole ordeal. A few months ago, they invited both my ex and me to a party they were having.

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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.

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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.

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Even though I know he has a girlfriend now, my feelings for him haven’t really changed. Image: Thinkstock.

Ask Erin: Help! I Found Out The Guy I've Been Seeing Has A Girlfriend!

He’s pretty much exactly the kind of guy with whom I would want a long-term relationship. At least, that’s how I was feeling until yesterday, when he posted a picture of himself and some girl on Instagram, saying that he was so happy to be in love and celebrating his TWO-YEAR ANNIVERSARY with her!

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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!

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New couple alert! Should he trim my tree?

Ask Erin!: What Are The Holiday Rules When Your Relationship Is New?

I have been dating my new boyfriend (it is so weird to write that!) for a little over a month. We just, as in this week, made it “exclusive.” I have been in long-term relationships in the past and the holidays were a no-brainer. And when it’s casual, that’s easy to figure out too. But this is foreign territory for me. Do I get him a gift?

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I give her my advice, then she comes back the next day whining about everything and asking for the same advice, again! Help!

Ask Erin: Am I Being A Bad Friend? 

Dear Erin,

I need to know if I am being a bad friend. I have a good friend, who is also my roommate; she has been having a lot of issues with the guy she’s seeing. And I mean A LOT of issues. Whenever we are both home, that’s all I hear about.

In the beginning, I didn’t mind listening and giving advice to her. However, it’s getting to the point where I am flat-out annoyed and frustrated, because she is constantly asking me for advice about THE SAME THING!

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Ask Erin: Am I Losing My Wife To Sobriety?

I’m afraid I’m going to lose my wife to AA. My wife and I are both in our mid 30s and we’ve been married for six years, together for nine. When we met, we both drank socially, or I thought we did. I started noticing after we got married that her drinking increased.

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