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.”
The Soapbox: Your “Cheese Addiction” Is Nothing Like Heroin Or Crack Addiction
Can we please not do this?
Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom Have Reportedly Called Off Their Divorce
Blergh, I have such mixed feelings about this.
Do Something New: Smoke A Cigarette
I think I get why so many people do it now!
…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!”
Dear Mike Pence: Opposing Needle Exchanges Is Both Stupid And Dangerous
Clean needles save lives.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…