Posts tagged "compulsions"

Girl Talk: I’m A Binge Eater (Sometimes)

A few weeks ago, I was sitting at my boyfriend's living room table, alone, in the middle of a weekday afternoon, my laptop open, trying to fend off both a cold and a bad mood. I was frustrated that I couldn't pick amongst the multiple documents I had open that required my urgent attention, and…

By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / April 10, 2012

Do You Have A Strange Addiction?

We are super excited about the new TLC show "My Strange Addiction." I mean, a woman addicted to eating toilet paper? Sure. And it got us thinking: Do WE have any strange addictions that we're not admitting? After the jump, Frisky staffers reveal their strange addictions. And no, being addicted to staring at Ryan Gosling's

By: Julie Gerstein / December 23, 2010

What The Life Of A Hoarder Looks Like

We all sort of gape in horror at the people on those home organization shows like HGTV's "Mission: Organization" and TLC's "Clean Sweep" but sometimes, the overcollection of stuff is no laughing matter. For some, the collection of stuff gets so out of control it becomes a legit compulsion and disease called hoarding. People ca…

By: Nina Carbone / July 8, 2009

Is Lindsay Lohan A Cutter?

Star magazine is reporting that Lindsay Lohan could be indulging in her old habits of drinking and doing cocaine. But Linds also may have taken up a new compulsion -- cutting. Although we don't always believe Star, Pop Eater did a little photographic investigation, and Lindsay does appear to have a series of scratches or…

By: Annika Harris / September 25, 2008