yourtango
It wasn't until I grew up that I realized he was a crappy dad and husband.
alcoholism
Alcohol opened him up in ways that I never could. It made him more sexually aggressive, more unguarded about his past and less likely to evade my questions about his thoughts and feelings.
alcoholism
chiara de blasio
cheating
My boyfriend was a flirt, but could he actually be sleeping with someone else? And if so, why was I the only one who couldn’t see it?
addiction
Ugh, I'm still mad about this Onion article from a few weeks ago.
in

Apr 14, 2014 at 2:00pm | 151 comments

privacy
Welcome to the world of data brokers, who have exploded thanks to the Internet and all that it offers in terms of tracking consumers.
alcoholism
"So here I find myself in the psych ward, on the fifth floor, which I’m continuously assured is for the 'least crazy' or 'most stable' of us."
sobriety
Five years and one day ago, I was wandering the streets of Manhattan in a blackout.
addiction
alcoholism
At some point in all of that, I started to get violent. I’d see a boy I knew and would either slap him or have him slap me. I started to hit my friends.
sobriety
The first time I went to a bar with my friends as a non-drinker, I almost ran out screaming.
in

Oct 13, 2013 at 1:00pm | 69 comments

you are the advice columnist
I love him so, so much, and I'm absolutely terrified at even the idea of leaving, but I don't know how much more I can take of this.
alcoholism
Even though I have been alcohol free for over 118 days and counting, I've continued to smoke pot in my free time as a way of coping with stress and anxiety.
ihtm
All we needed was my dad’s permission and a bunch of paperwork, and I could be on his health insurance, live with him senior year, and most importantly, cut down on or completely eliminate contact with my dad.
how not to be a dick
It is really easy to inadvertently be a dick to a recovering alcoholic.
lindsay lohan
ihtm contest
Even though the alcoholic in my life has been gone for years, the disease still lingers. I’ve locked it out of the house and it sits on the front porch waiting patiently to sneak back in.
alcoholism
I’m pretty sure that picture of you and your friends taking shots of birthday cake vodka doesn’t qualify for an attached “me and my home girls are the biggest alcoholics ever” status update.
in

Mar 6, 2013 at 12:00pm | 120 comments

alcoholism
"But sometimes you just have to drink," people tell me. Here's my advice for how to resist -- if that's your jam.
in

Mar 1, 2013 at 2:00pm | 146 comments

sobriety
If you do get sober, try to have it involve things like your charity work and breathtaking acts of bravery and valor. Or sex clubs. I suppose that works, too.
in

Nov 9, 2012 at 11:00am | 177 comments

kids
My house is not dry by any means. But how the hell would I deal with a sick kid in the middle of the night if I'm plastered?