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STRUNG OUT: A First Look At Ask Erin's Much Anticipated Memoir

Ravishly presents an exclusive look at the cover and excerpt from of Strung Out, our very own Erin Khar's inspiring and enlightening memoir.

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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Sister That Her Husband Relapsed? 

I'm fairly certain my brother-in-law relapsed on heroin, and I don't know how to tell my sister that her husband relapsed.

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So began the long, toxic love affair between my depression and my addiction.

When Your Addiction And Depression Are In A Codependent Relationship

So began the long, toxic love affair between my depression and my addiction. They battled silently and stealthily for control over my body and mind.

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Cyberstalking is a legally recognized crime.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have A Heroin-Addicted Cyberstalker

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.

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"Choose life." (Image:YouTube)

Twenty Years Later: The Trainspotting 2 Trailer Just Got Released 

Twenty years ago, Danny Boyle's classic flick, Trainspotting — about

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What she didn’t know — and what I didn’t say — is that I was one of THOSE people, one who ended up with a needle in her arm.

I Used To Be A Heroin Addict And Now I’m A Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, I reluctantly made the choice to stay clean. I doubted my decision (both to have this baby and to stay sober) the entire pregnancy and was unsure of how I would feel or what I would do when my child was born. Everyone around me was unsure, too. My parents discussed contingency plans with my son’s father for when — not if — I relapsed. But I didn't.

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Alexis Neiers: Former Tabloid Target, Current Doula

We’ve all felt misunderstood or made life-changing mistakes.

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