Archives for December 29th, 2008

OCD makes him controlling

Hi. I’m 19 and my girlfriend and I have been dating for over 2 years now. Let me say that we do love each other very much. I met her when I had no friends and was mildly depressed. She was moderatly depressed when I met her. We have gone through a ton together and its made us very very close. I am no longer depressed and she is only a tiny bit depressed...
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She fears possession

I don’t know where to start. I woke up the other morning in complete and total panic. I was shaking and I had diarrhea. I became overheated. I had a weird thought that I was being possessed. Why would I think that? Now for the last 4 days, I have been experiencing horrible anxiety that only disappears when I am working because then I am busy and do not have time to think. I...
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How to Help a Good Person After an Extreme Tragedy?

I have a childhood friend who had the worst tragedy of anyone that I have ever heard. Before I tell you what happened, I want to tell you a little bit about him. He is extremely intelligent and has a really good heart. He has the brains to do just about anything. The problem is besides intelligence, he is disadvantage in every other way. He is overweight and not very socially smart. He has...
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Am I Really DID?

I was diagnosed as severe DID a year ago. I literally have very little memory of my past growing up and quite a few adulthood memories. I have been known to forget conversations I’ve had, things I’ve done or told someone. In certain situations I completely forget my address or phone number. The reason I question the diagnosis is because currently I do not lose time anymore, yet I am what is suggested as...
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Husband with Major Mood Swings

I met my husband 3 1/2 yrs ago after he moved across the country to Florida. I later discovered that he had been married before and had 3 DUIs in which he had lied to me about. For the first 1 1/2 yrs, he was in a program which he was monitored for drugs/alcohol so our relationship was very good. We’re both pharmacists. Then during my pregnancy he started drinking all the time (passing...
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Follow-up: Why Do I Talk Like a Baby to Husband?

Hi. I asked a question on here before and was asked to think about letting her know how i was doing. My previous question was: Why Do I Talk Like a Baby To Husband? I went to my evaluation. I was SO Scared and Nervous i can barely remember it but the woman was very nice. We addressed my two biggest issues which were my depression and anxiety. I have been taking Lexapro since...
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Post-Surgery Depression?

I had level c3/c4 disc replacement surgery. Two weeks afterward I fell into severe depression. Is it possible that the depression was caused by the spinal cord decompression? I had the herniated disc for 5 years with severe compression. Could the change have caused the depression or perhaps the general anesthesia? A. It is difficult to pinpoint the source of the depression, especially when I have so little information about your situation. Broadly speaking,...
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