Posts tagged "alcoholism"

Dear Wendy: “My Baby Daddy Is An Alcoholic. Should I MOA?”

My boyfriend (he would be a fiancé, but I turned him down) and I have been in a relationship for 2 1/2 years, and we have a 16-month-old daughter together.

Wendy Atterberry | January 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Got Advice From Robert Downey Jr. On Playing An Alcoholic

Gwyneth Paltrow says that learning to belt out twangy tunes for the movie “Country Strong” was a challenge. But the hardest part of her role as Kelly Canter, a country…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 3, 2011 - 3:45 pm

Dear Wendy: “Hot For Doc” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” in which people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today.

Wendy Atterberry | June 30, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Your Social Group Made You A Drunk—It’s Maybe Not Your Parents’ Fault

New study alert! Apparently, your extended social group influences your alcohol consumption just as much as genetics and family history. I don’t know why they keep doing studies that could…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 14, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Girl Talk: I Keep Forgetting Not To Trust An Addict

About a year ago, I was sitting at my desk at The Frisky when an email from my mother popped up. She was writing to tell me that my brother…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: How “Intervention” Helped Me To Forgive

I was really young and naïve when I met Christian* at a nightclub. By “young,” I mean 18 and by “naïve,” I mean an inexperienced dater who thought men would…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Dear Wendy: You Booze, You Lose?

Let’s start off with the fact that I love my boyfriend “Scott.” Scott and I have made it through a break up, months of monogamous dating, and we are an…

Wendy Atterberry | September 22, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Confessions Of A (Maybe?) Excessive Drinker

Last night, I got drunk. (A few too many Blue Moons.) The night before that, I got drunk. (Vodka tonics.) The night before that, I got really drunk and accidentally…

Anonymous | August 11, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Stupid Tabloid Claim Of The Week: Is Michelle Obama A Lush?!

The war on Michelle Obama continues. This time it’s not her looks that her critics are attacking, but her sobriety. According to The National Enquirer, “Michelle Obama – cracking under…

Zandile Blay | June 26, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Damn You, Bill Murray

I’ve had a crush on Bill Murray since I saw Groundhog Day and his studliness was further proved by the depressing lothario he played in Lost In Translation. So it’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2008 - 6:15 pm
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