Kevin Nordstrom

Kevin Nordstrom

Bio

Kevin Nordstrom is a writer and illustrator living happily ever after with his wife, son, too many cats, and his schizophrenia. 

Kevin Nordstrom Articles

Ask Aunt Ginger: How To Get A Date Without Being An A**hole

Aunt Ginger is back. This week she's talking to a... guy. Who needs some help. Seriously. A lot of help.

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Self-Care Spoiler Alert: You Don't Do Enough Of It

This week, Aunt Ginger is taking a much needed sick day! Even purple-haired sex shop moguls have to slow down and remember to practice self-care.

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My wife is amazing. Her love and support help me have an easier time maintaining control — that’s what’s most important.

I'm A Paranoid Schizophrenic In A Happy Marriage

Aside from the usual stuff that normal people have to deal with on a daily basis, I have to constantly monitor my stress level, as it can cause my symptoms to act up. These symptoms can range from difficulty concentrating to hallucinations of bugs, lights, shadows, and even people if I get really bad. As you might expect, this can be tricky when it comes to relationships. Most people can’t let go of the fact that you don’t hang up your towel or do your share of the dishes. Toss in hallucinations? Well, let’s just say not everyone’s the most comfortable around me.

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Aunt Ginger: #BeachBody

Aunt Ginger: Celebrating #BeachBody Week

This week Aunt Ginger reminds us that all bodies are beach bodies!

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Being honest about myself, or my son. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Am I Only Successful Because Of My Schizophrenia?

I haven’t really written anything in a while.

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Ask Aunt Ginger!

Ask Aunt Ginger: Mental Health Awareness

This week in Aunt Ginger, we're talking about mental health.

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An advice comic featuring the internet's favorite purple-haired aunt.

Aunt Ginger: Post-Election Survival Depends On Self-Care

The election is over! Yay? Not really, but at least we can take this moment to pause, breathe, and decompress.

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Before I met my wife, she struggled with an eating disorder for many years. Image: Thinkstock.

Dear Hospital: My Wife Doesn't Need To Get Her Pre-Pregnancy Belly 'Back'

My wife is lucky to have a good support structure and to have had the chance to do a lot of reflection and personal work around these issues, but at times, she still has overwhelming anxiety about how unfit and unattractive she feels.

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Ask #AuntGinger: My Man Won't Reciprocate Oral

This week in Ask #AuntGinger: oral sex. 

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