addiction

Why I'm Done Making Mommy Wine Jokes

It’s time to get clear on why alcohol is not a cultural cliché or gimmick we should get behind. Really, it only distracts us from solving the social Read...
Sarah Hosseini    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
Families

Imposter Syndrome: Learning To Banish My Inner Gremlin

99% of the time, I feel like a complete f*ck-up in grown up’s clothing. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Here are six more ways falling in love is like doing hard drugs. Consider yourself warned…

6 Ways Falling In Love Is Exactly Like Drug Addiction

This is your brain on love. And it’s scary. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
Sex + LoveMinds
Carrie Fisher | by Gage Skidmore

Carrie Fisher’s Autopsy Is In, And I'm Having Some Feelings

Whatever was in Carrie Fisher’s system when she died isn’t the headline. The real story is in the life she lived, the battle she fought with herself. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
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Pot, Parenting, And Being Raised By An Addict

The one thing I knew I wanted as a kid was to never be like my mother — no Jose Cuervo, no Marlboro Light 100s, no makeup mirror dusted with coke. Read...
Joni Edelman    |   04.20.17   |   SHARE
Families
Marnie is not responsible for Desi’s choices or his addiction just like no one is real life causes anyone else to be an addict. (Image: YouTube/ HBO)

How "Girls" Depicts Addiction Is Problematic 

While Girls has portrayed important social issues before in a sensitive manner, like Adam’s sister’s arc about postpartum depression, the show Read...
Jen Simon    |   04.14.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Al-anon is a solid starting point for dealing with a loved one's addiction crisis.

Ask Erin: Should I Lighten Up About My Partner’s Drug And Alcohol Use? 

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 Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.31.17   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
Like all addictions, step one is coming clean with your problem.

Ask Erin: Am I A Gambling Addict? 

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 Read...
Erin Khar    |   03.17.17   |   SHARE
Ask Erin