addiction

Addiction And Mental Health Are Major Themes At The DNC, And It’s About Time

It’s time we all talk about our mental health and “dirty little secrets.”

Karen Fratti | July 26, 2016 - 10:26 am

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
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