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. In addition to her work as a columnist and Managing Editor for Ravishly, her writing has appeared many places, including Marie Claire, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, The Manifest-Station, Good Housekeeping, and Woman's Day. She is currently working on her first book, a memoir. When she’s not writing, she’s probably watching Beverly Hills, 90210.

Erin Khar's Articles

I bet that nearly everyone has, at one time or another, thought about someone else while having sex.

Ask Erin: Is It Wrong To Think Of Someone Else During Sex?

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.
Erin Khar   |   09.8.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
If your sibling were raped by your friend, wouldn't you want to know? I most definitely would.

Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Brother That His Best Friend Raped Me?

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.
Erin Khar   |   09.1.17 12:10am   |   SHARE
I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him.
Erin Khar   |   08.29.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
I am a firm believer that when we decide to marry someone — to make that level of commitment — we should be in sync with our partner’s values.

Ask Erin: Help! He’s A Trump Supporter; Should I Cancel The Wedding? 

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.
Erin Khar   |   08.25.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
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.
Erin Khar   |   08.18.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Sometimes when we have to deliver shitty news like this, the recipient may misdirect their angry or hurt feelings on the wrong person, because that’s easier to do than confronting the person who betrayed them.

 Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Ex’s New Girlfriend He Was Trying To Get With Me?

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.
Erin Khar   |   08.11.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Often, people like her are not told that their behavior is unacceptable. Everyone is too busy sucking it up and not wanting to cause more drama.

Ask Erin: How Do I Move On From Bullies?

"I know most of us have to deal with bullies, even as an adult, and I don't want to go spiraling every time someone is mean to me."
Erin Khar   |   08.4.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Rainbow Baby Franklin by Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Rav’s Repro: The Birth Of Our Rainbow Baby 

He is FINALLY here — our rainbow baby is home.
Erin Khar   |   08.1.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
Rather than telling her you’re just not that into her, you can tell her that the dating part is not working for you and that you value her friendship.

Ask Erin: Help! I Hooked Up With My Best Friend, And It’s Not Working Out 

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.
Erin Khar   |   07.28.17 12:01am   |   SHARE
"Get clear with yourself about what is important to you. And the fastest way to do that is to spend some time with yourself, not distracted by the romantic partner in front of you."

Ask Erin: Should I Be Worried About Hooking Up With A Younger Guy?

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.
Erin Khar   |   07.21.17 12:01am   |   SHARE