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Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: How Do I Move Forward After An Abusive Marriage?

The people I date tend to be very nice people who I enjoy spending time with but are never people I would be serious about building a life with.  Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: Should I Feel Guilty For Sleeping With A Married Man?

I’ve been having sex with a married man.. I don't have emotional feelings for him. I am not sure if I should continue seeing him. Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Think The Guy I'm Dating Raped Me

I think the guy I'm dating raped me. He calls it rough sex but I'm not so sure. It hurts, and I get bruises, but he says that it's normal. Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Don't Like My Friends

I’ve come to the uncomfortable realization that I no longer feel like spending any time with my friends. Any of them.  Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Can't Handle The Sexual Dynamics Of My Relationship

Why can’t I be happy with someone who cares about me even if the sex isn’t what I’d like? Or is this the relationship dynamic?  Read...
Focusing on changing someone allows wounds to fester.

10 Reasons You Have To Stop Trying To Change Someone

Trying to change someone is deadly to an intimate relationship.

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My mom has been an invaluable mentor — not just to me, but to many of my friends.

A Mother's Wisdom: Why Everyone Needs A Mentor And A Friend

Back in my early twenties, I struggled financially. But more so in that much-mocked Millennial quest of “finding myself,” I made a number of questionable decisions.

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You don't have to be anything just because you were in the past.

21 Things My Adult Self Wishes My College Self Knew

At age 25, I'm hardly an adult. But boy am I grown up compared to who I was in college. If I could go back in time, I'd have quite a few things to tell my former self, and save a lot of stress, time, and energy.

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