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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Have Abandonment Issues

Do people ever recover from abandonment issues? Life looks very long and very lonely from where I'm standing right now.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Friends With Kids To Back Off?

My friends with kids seem to think I'm fair game for blow-by-blow plays about the tiniest details of their day for hours at a time.

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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: My Partner Won't Celebrate My Birthday

I like when a partner puts some thought and effort (and yes, a tiny bit of money, nothing to break the bank) into special occasions.

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I'm immediately remorseful of the action I've committed whether I was under the influence or not. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Did I Commit Marital Rape?

I've been beating myself over the past few days, and my wife — who I love, respect, and can't live without — can’t look at me or speak to me.

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I’m a heterosexual cis woman and had been trying to figure out how I felt about him for a while because it didn’t feel entirely platonic. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Thoughtfully Navigate My Feelings For A Trans Man?

A trans masc friend with whom I’ve grown very close asked me whether I might be interested in dating. I've been trying to figure out how I feel about him.

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What can I do for us to have a healthy, better, successful life and future marriage? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Will I Lose My Fiance To Rehab?

My fiancé has been in inpatient rehab for close to a week. What can I do for us to have a healthy, better, successful life and future marriage?

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I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Need Help With Postpartum Depression

I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all.

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My best friend is my ex. He knows I have strong feelings for him, but I don’t know if he still feels the same for me.

Ask Erin: I'm In Love With My Best Friend (Who Is Also My Ex)

My best friend is my ex. He knows I have strong feelings for him, but I don’t know if he still feels the same for me.

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