Relationship Expert and Author of THE COMMITMENT PHOBE.
Based in Los Angeles, Emily Wilcox is a Relationship Expert, Speaker, Consultant and Author. She is recognized as one of the most insightful and provocative voices on commitment phobia and love addiction and the complex science behind childhood trauma and how it relates to our relationships.
Wilcox has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Network as an expert guest and has spent the past two decades writing for women’s magazines and coaching couples. Her book The Commitment Phobe has been widely received by critics and readers alike and uncovers the shocking truth behind the push/pull relationship.
Wilcox is the featured Relationship Expert for DIVA Magazine (Dubai’s leading woman’s fashion magazine) with correspondents in Paris, London, Los Angeles and Beirut. She has contributed her expertise to FHM, The Urban Dater, Outwords Magazine, The Advocate, Your Tango, SW Experts, Raw Attraction Magazine, SharpHeels.com, About.com, The Examiner, The Daily Xtra, The Los Angeles Post and the number one nationally distributed women's magazine CURVE.
Wilcox spent her early years with The Los Angeles Journal, the now defunct weekly newspaper publication and later spent two years with her advice column "Ask Emily" for Here Media and Queeried's "Ask the Expert."
She has been heard on LA Talk Radio, Her Society, This Show is So Gay, INDIE 103.1, The Chick Whisperer and Web Talk Radio as an expert guest.
Originally from Chicago, Wilcox studied communications and psychology in Santa Barbara. She teaches workshops in the US and the UK on commitment phobia and love addiction.
Her first book 100 Lesbians Walk Into A Bar… won rave reviews from She Magazine, Xtra, Outwords Magazine, Chrry Grrl, Out in Jersey and Echo Magazine.
Wilcox became an early member of the AARP when she joined the Wheel of Fortune Wheel Watchers Club due to her obsession with the 80’s and Pat Sajak. She lives in Studio City, California, with her husband, Venezuelan actor Steve Wilcox and their daughter.
“Emily has incredible insight. She has a way of pinpointing an issue and getting to the real problem. She is a true asset to the world of relationship. I have no doubt that Emily is here to help heal those whose lives she touches.”
- Shakti Gawain, author of International Bestseller Creative Visualization and Living in the Light
“Emily Wilcox offers real hope and healing for women who want to be in a relationship but keep attracting men who won’t commit. A worthy read!”
- MJ Ryan, author of Attitudes of Gratitude and The Power of Patience