Posts tagged "addiction"

Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom Have Reportedly Called Off Their Divorce

Blergh, I have such mixed feelings about this.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Do Something New: Smoke A Cigarette

I think I get why so many people do it now!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 19, 2015 - 11:30 am

…So, I Have A Sugar Addiction.

I found out last week that I have a sugar addiction. And I don’t mean “sugar addiction” as in “I have a sweet tooth” or “LOL cupcakes are so great!”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 23, 2015 - 10:11 am

The Soapbox: On Sex Addiction, Sex Work & The Wall Street Intern Who Quit Her Job To Pursue Porn

Last week, a Wall Street intern quit her job to pursue porn. Paige Jennings, who goes by Veronica Vain, was working at an Lazard’s alternative-investments marketing group in…

Melissa Petro | January 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Railing Against AA Does A Disservice To Those Trying To Get Sober

This post was originally published on After Party Chat and republished with permission.

We’ve all got at least one Facebook friend who just can’t stand Alcoholics Anonymous…

Melissa Petro | December 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

You’re An Instagram Addict, But It’s Not Your Fault

We all know the compulsive itch to check Instagram at the most inopportune of moments (or worse, in our actual free time when we could be doing so many things…

Claire Hannum | November 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Someone Got Google Glass Addiction And Had Real Withdrawal Symptoms

I was completely prepared to laugh at the idea that someone became genuinely addicted to Google Glass, but then I found out that the guy was being treated for alcohol…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Texas Governor Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism

The Texas Republican Convention recently endorsed in its platform so-called “gay reparative therapy,” widely considered to be junk science by the medical community. While speaking in San Francisco last night,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Drunk Mom Author Jowita Bydlowska On Alcoholism, Parenthood & Writing

Motherhood. We all have a vision in mind of what it’s supposed to look like: warm, nurturing, saccharine, even beatific. Even the messier versions we allow — frazzled new parent…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2014 - 2:00 pm

True Story: Lessons Learned From A Lifetime Of Dating Men With Substance Abuse Problems

In high school, I fell for a guy named Opie. That was not his given name but a nickname he had acquired along the way. I would have asked from…

Amanda Chatel | April 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Lacey Wildd Wishes She Had Size QQQ Breasts On “My Strange Addiction”

At the age of 45, Lacey Wildd is proud to be plastic. The former showgirl had her first breast augmentation 20 years ago and has increased her bust size far…

Huffington Post Weird News | January 8, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Are You A Love Addict?

While people may admit to having struggles in their relationships, including difficulty with intimacy, it is sometimes hard to admit that you struggle with love addiction. Learn how to recognizing the signs of | November 30, 2013 - 1:30 pm

How To Manage A Food Addiction Over The Holidays

The holidays remind us of family get-togethers sharing food, laughter and bonding. But if you are a food addict, the holidays may be one big, guilt-ridden binge. Food addicts think… | November 25, 2013 - 1:50 pm

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Sex Addiction

Before Tiger Woods gave his celebrity endorsement to sex addiction, we debated whether it’s an easy excuse or a mental health issue. But now it seems more people are treating…

Pop Sugar | September 23, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Addicted To Facebook? Cure Yourself With The Pavlov Poke!

Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, two PhD candidates at MIT, estimate that they waste a combined 50 hours a week scrolling mindlessly through Facebook. In an effort to curb…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 4, 2013 - 11:20 am

This Man’s Life Savings Is In The Form Of Beanie Babies

We all though about it at one point or another. Okay, I did. Surely, Beanie Babies will be worth millions someday! Don’t you dare cut off that heart-shaped Ty tag! You…

Mary Odell | August 11, 2013 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: On Hugo Schwyzer, Personal Essay Writing & Redemption

Last week, the controversial professor, feminist blogger and personal essayist Hugo Schwyzer announced on his blog, in an interview with and again in LA Weekly that he was retiring…

Melissa Petro | August 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Anatomy Of An Amazing News Story: Michael Lohan Checks Tanning Mom Into Rehab

Every once in awhile a story so strange, so bizarre or so WTF comes along that it leaves us no choice but break it down into its most essential parts

Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein | June 24, 2013 - 2:30 pm
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