• Are Spot Squeezing Videos the New Porn?

    Millions of us compulsively watch them in secret.

  • Stop Pussyfooting Around My OCD

    It's better to talk about mental illness and fuck-up than stay silent.

  • Perfectionism Is a Mental Illness and It's Ruining My Life

    It's ruining my professional life and making me be awful to my girlfriend.

  • Bless This Mess

    At 8 AM on a sunny Tuesday morning I am on my way to a crisis site on East End Avenue at 82nd Street. The call had come in an hour or so earlier. "I presume you're in good physical fitness," Ron Alford had warned me over the phone. Ron is the director...

  • Weather and Sleep

    Those of you old enough to remember the 80s know that it was the decade in which everyone suddenly realized they were bisexual. In the 90s, we diagnosed ourselves as bipolar and prescribed ourselves cocaine. Then in the 2000s, we all suffered the mass...

  • Electric Independence

    My part-time-MC/stylist roommate, Miss Matches, has OCD.