Posts tagged "addiction"

Girl Talk: My Awkward Sober Sex Life

This is how it begins. He asks me to stand before him in my lace underwear, high heels, hose and bra. He sits in a chair and watches closely as…

Rebecca Parker | October 29, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Uh Oh, Kathie Lee Gifford Said Something Dumb

In an interview with Family Circle magazine, Kathie Lee Gifford did that thing where she speaks without thinking. When asked about parenting 19-year-old Cassidy and 22-year-old Cody, she said:…

Ami Angelowicz | August 9, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Help Me, Please: A Mayonnaise Addict

Those near and dear to me know the thing I hate most in the world: mayonnaise. That evil beast of a condiment. Sorry if you are a mayonnaise lover and…

Ami Angelowicz | June 21, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Addicted To Facebook? Answer These 6 Questions To Find Out!

Many of us will ‘fess up to being a little Facebook-obsessed. Maybe we update our status a little too often or scroll through the newsfeed during boring dinner parties, but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 5, 2012 - 9:40 am

9 Strange Celebrity Addictions

TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” is everything I could have longed for in a show and more. I am like a kid in a candy store grappling with toilet paper consumers,…

Ami Angelowicz | April 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Are You So Addicted To Your Cellphone That It May Be Harmful To Your Health?

Your relationship with your cellphone may be harmful to your health. A recent Harvard Business School study has shown that most of us have risky attachments to our cellphones that…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 4, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Sex And The Sober Girl

The following piece was originally published on The Fix.

Since I was 19, I’ve worked on and off as a prostitute in New York City.  I learned a…

Emma Lee | February 7, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Not A Recovering Alcoholic But I Act Like One

“She doesn’t drink,” my Mom said when someone offered me a glass of champagne at my sister’s wedding last summer.

“Mom!” I hissed. “Can you say ‘She doesn’t…

Jennifer Garam | January 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Amelia, This Is Your Ryan Gosling Intervention

Surely you have noticed that our fearless leader Amelia has a little bit of a thing for Ryan Gosling. We feel that it might have gotten out of control in

The Frisky | January 11, 2012 - 10:00 am

Girl Talk: I’ve Got “Recovery Envy”

I’m not an addict, and I’m not an alcoholic. But as offensive as this may sound, I sometimes I wish I were, if only so I could have a language…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | November 18, 2011 - 1:00 pm

9 Celebs We Had No Idea Were Addicts

Not every celeb must reach public infamy like Lindsay Lohan or Charlie Sheen to seek help for addiction. We knew him as the funny guy who did an amazing Bill…

Ami Angelowicz | October 25, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Why Amy Winehouse’s Death Came As A Shock

“It’s not really a shock.” When a famous person dies from causes related to drug or alcohol addiction, this, or something similar, is one of the more common responses people…

Anonymous | July 25, 2011 - 1:00 pm

A 3-Year-Old Alcoholic !?

You know there’s a problem when … your toddler needs to be treated for alcohol addiction and alcohol abuse. The UK’s National Health Service reports that the youngest patient they’ve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Charlie Sheen’s Rant That Took Down “Two And A Half Men”

Well, folks, it’s a wrap for the rest of the season of “Two and a Half Men.” Because of Charlie Sheen’s antics, including his latest radio rant on “The Alex…

Ami Angelowicz | February 25, 2011 - 11:45 am

Skinny Girl, Bethenny Frankel, Admits She Was A Diet And Exercise Addict

“I spent my entire life being obsessed with dieting … Bingeing and then fasting or starving. Forbidding everything. That’s how I used to be: up and down five pounds every…

Ami Angelowicz | February 17, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Girl Talk: And I Thought My Addictions Were Strange…

Thanks to the new TV show, “My Strange Addiction,” I have nothing to feel ashamed about. The TLC series, which offers rubbernecking shock value, made my own struggles with addiction…

Dorri Olds | February 7, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Inside The Mind Of A Furry

This week on my new favorite show, “My Strange Addiction,” we met Lauren, a college student addicted to her furry lifestyle. Her “fursona” Kira, a white and hot…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2011 - 12:40 pm

“My Strange Addiction” Is … Really Strange

My friend Rose has a saying: “You like what you like.” It means: don’t beat yourself up for what you’re into. But what if what you like is eating toilet

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2010 - 12:50 pm

The Many Rehab Centers Of Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan continues to fill up her rehab visit punch card, checking into her fifth facility earlier this week. Four more visits and she will get one free! Lohan’s recent…

Kelli Bender | October 1, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m A Female Sex Addict In Recovery

When people think of sex addiction, they think of men like Tiger Woods and David Duchovny who got caught barreling headfirst down the hedonistic rabbit hole.

But I am…

Abby Lee | August 23, 2010 - 2:00 pm