Archive for November, 2011

Intense Fits of Rage

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
I get these intense rage fits over simple matters, and they make me become violent. During these moments, I get the urge to hit people and destroy objects. I feel like nothing would feel better than someone's jaw cracking under my knuckles. I have just ...

I Don’t Know What To Do…

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Hi there! well I just moved back to the states two months ago, i used to live here in 2008 and but i had too many emotional problems to stay with my dad. The thing is over my entire life i've had problems, mood swings, ...

No Help in Brazil

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
I moved back to my native country (Brazil) after about 10 years living in the United States. Life had lots of ups and downs in the US, both due to being an immigrant and due to being married very young to an immature and mentally ...

Is This Relationship Worth Pursuing?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
I was in a wonderful(or so I thought) relationship with a man for 6 years during which time we were sexually intimate. I had a very spiritual encounter and returned to my Catholic church. After that experience, I told my boyfriend that I ...

Boyfriend Orgasming In Rage: Normal or Not?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, November 14th, 2011
My boyfriend of a few weeks, has shocked me and I do not know what to do. While being intimate for the first time, he was asking me if I wanted other men to do things to me, if I have been a bitch or ...

Return to Abusive Relationship?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, November 14th, 2011
9 Days ago i ended a physically abusive relationship after 2 years... i know it is for the best i have a 6 year old..5 month old.. and am 11 weeks pregnant.. the 6 year old is not his but 2 babies are.. he is ...

How Can I Help My Friend and Her 73 Cats?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, November 13th, 2011
My friend and I haven't got much in common: I'm a college student; she's twice my age and works as a legal secretary. I'm single; she has a family. I'm living below the poverty line; she's got a big house in the country. But we ...

My Husband Closes Down

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, November 13th, 2011
My husband suffers with clinical depression for which he is receiving treatment. Every so often he withdraws totally not speaking, not getting involved with anything happening around him. He loves planning our holidays but when he is like this he loses interest in that as ...

Boyfriend’s Daughter Wants To Be His Wife

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, November 12th, 2011
How do i deal with my boyfriend's 37 year old daughter that treats her father's relationship with her like husband and wife? it is like she is in love with her dad and wants to be his girlfriend and not his daughter. She does ...

Might I Have A Mental Problem?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, November 12th, 2011
I was wondering if i might have a mental disorder. people have described me as being cold hearted, and socially retard. I dont have friends and i havent had one for years, I have a group of friends when i was in elementary school, and ...

I’m Being Abused by my Dad and Don’t Know What To Do

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, November 11th, 2011
At school we had a sex ed class, and talked about what's acceptable. My dad has been sexually abusing me for years, I thought it was normal. Now i'm scared to tell someone, they might think i'm to blame for being stupid and not ...

Losing My Sanity

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, November 11th, 2011
Hello, It’s been about 9 years going through untreated trauma (physical, verbal, sexual abuse) and negative feelings/thoughts. I don’t know how I am still alive, but I am. My heads all jumbled up and I can’t clear my thoughts. I have “out of body experiences”. ...