Archive for December, 2011

Worried Girlfriend is Cheating

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, December 19th, 2011
South Africa: Trust issues... sad to admit i seem to have some serious trust issues, my last relationship fell apart because she cheated on me, that was 18 months ago. i have been in a new relationship for a few months now and i ...

Anxiety/Panic Medications

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 19th, 2011
I have been taking 1 mg Xanax twice a day as needed for about 6 months for Anxiety that builds to Panic.It worked fine but did not last very long. I wanted to get off the Xanax because I have heard it is not good ...

Parents Disapprove of Interracial Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, December 18th, 2011
hey, im 19 and i was recently dating a guy on and off since the 8th grade. So he's obviously been a big part of my life. We had been going steady for 2 years but had never met each other's parents because of interracial ...

OCD or Schizophrenia?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, December 18th, 2011
Hello, I have never had a formal diagnosis however over the past 13months I have been dealing with OCD (I believe). I had some issues when I was younger with OCD symptoms (checking etc) however it went away and has remained dormant for ...

Need Help Getting Boyfriend Back

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, December 17th, 2011
well I'm 15 and i been going thru a depression for a couple of months now recently i had a problem with my boyfriend. he did a prank on me thinking he was his brother in law and texting me. he didnt like what i ...

Suicidal

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, December 17th, 2011
I feel everything is falling apart. I'm in a situation where everything is going wrong, but I can't leave. I'm first year university student whose father is slowly dying. I go to an university where makes me more depressed(my parents pressured me to go ...

Does She Love Me?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, December 16th, 2011
From India: What happened is a very complicated, I had times with one of girl very younger to me. We stayed together for almost 4 days, she took all the oppurtunity to stay with me i.e. while eating, sitting etc. now suddenly I fell in ...

Depressed About Life Direction

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, December 16th, 2011
First off thank you for taking the time to read this and, hopefully, reply to it. I'll try to keep it as brief as possible as I know you have a lot of these. I'm a twenty year old male who is struggling with depression. This ...

How Do I Get Over My Ex-Boyfriend?

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Hi...My problem is that my boyfriend broke up with me 2 weeks ago. we already planned to go to Hawaii and I have to go because I can't pay him ...

I Don’t Love My Mom

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Raised by my mother, so she was obviously always working trying to support us. There are only a few memories I have of her and none of them are pleasant. She was mean, verbally abusive and on occasion physically abusive. She always had a boyfriend ...

What Should I Do about My Boyfriend?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
My boyfriend and I are both 17, and I feel trapped in my relationship. He won't understand that I need to be around my girlfriends and that I need to wear make up. I'm miserable in the relationship and he always says he is ...

I Don’t Love My Boyfriend

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
I guess when people say "to much of a good thing isn't good either" they were right... I met my 2nd boyfriend ...
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