unhealthy relationships

Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: My Husband Is In Recovery, But I Can't Move Forward

I'm proud he's in recovery and that my kids now have a sober dad. But I'm so hurt at everything that has lead up to now. I don't know how to move past this. Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I'm Addicted To My Boyfriend 

I think I have an addiction to my boyfriend. I don’t know what happened to me. I m not at all able to live without seeing him or being without him. Read...
If relationship drama is starting to play out like a bad reality show, it’s time to start acknowledging negative behavior.

6 Unhealthy Behaviors That Create Drama In A Marriage

Of course, attention is key to maintaining a healthy relationship, but if relationship drama is starting to play out like a bad reality show, it’s time to start acknowledging negative behavior.

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These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment.

Why The Silent Treatment Is Never A Good Idea — And How To Better Communicate Instead

These are your House Rules for Arguments, and they will help you outwit the silent treatment. Someone needs to lead by example in this relationship.

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We texted day and night over weeks about novels, poems, single parenting, farming, teaching, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship,

My Fantasy Online Courtship Went From Charming To Creepy Once We Met

We texted day and night over weeks about novels, single parenting, farming, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship. But then we met!

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Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.

Why You’re Attracted To People Who Make You Feel Terrible About Yourself

Attracted to the wrong people? Believe it or not, this is actually a good thing.

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"Is intercourse painful?" she asked.   "No, but it absorbs his anger and sadness. Maybe my vagina isn’t happy after all."

How My Vagina Broke Up With My Boyfriend

My vagina knew months before I did that we weren’t going to paddle off into the sunset together.

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Photo of the author and her husband (who is not an asshole) on their wedding day.

My Name Is Briana And I'm A Recovered A**hole Chaser

The first tenet is absolutely no flirting. You don’t scare away a guy by showing him that a fat girl dares to think she has a chance with him.

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