Archive for December, 2011

Why am I Pushing Him Away?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
I have been with my boyfriend for two years. During these two years he has became someone I love and trust and could see myself with forever. That word though "forever" scares me to death. I know he is perfect for me and he adores ...

Boyfriend Has Changed

By Julie Hanks, LCSW on Monday, December 12th, 2011
Me and my boyfriend have been going out for almost 2 years. We were so in love and we never fought. In July I started taking birth ...

Love Triangle Isn’t Working

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, December 12th, 2011
12 years ago, I met a woman at work. She had a boyfriend, who also worked at our facility. I got along with both of them well. She ran into a housing issue, and since he still lived at home, I offered to rent her ...

Anxiety, Depression, What?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, December 11th, 2011
So basically, I am 17 and a senior in high school. Heres the thing.. I always stress out so much and it can be the littlest things. For example if someone doesn’t text me back within like a few hours I start to get nervous ...

Parents Want Me to End Relationship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, December 11th, 2011
i am 16 and my boyfriend is 17. We've been together for 8 months and i have been so happy with him. The last couple of days i got into a fight with my boyfriend and we broke up. Today my boyfriend texted me ...

Fetishism Causing Severe Depression and Anxiety

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, December 10th, 2011
I've had a sock fetish for as long as I can remember, and up until a year ago expressed it in unhealthy and inappropriate ways that leave me guilt ridden, feeling worse than scum, and like I deserve to die. As a teenager I had ...

Constant Lying

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, December 10th, 2011
From S. Africa: I have a problem with constant lying. I tell myself I'm doing it for the right reasons but I'm hurting people I have been lying for a few years now. I tried to stop but I'm realising now that it's hard because ...

Relationship Anxiety

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, December 9th, 2011
June of 2010 I met this very wonderful woman and I was at the end of my marriage and she was in a bad relationship. I owned my house and lived with my wife at the time and she as well lived with her ...

My First Love Has Cheated on Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, December 9th, 2011
At the moment I feel quite desperate. My boyfriend / best friend of 6 years has cheated on me and I am heart broken. It is constantly on my mind, I'm not eating very well due to constant feelings of anxiety and anger, I'm not ...

Cheating

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, December 8th, 2011
My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year now. We have broken up a few times because of trust issues. I have trust issues because of my past relationships. We broke up 3 months ago and I have fought to get him back ...

Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, December 8th, 2011
i have a question, do you think i have a Eating Disorder? when i get home from school i usually take a nap so i don't eat anything. i drink water all the time to keep from eating during the day. the most ...

My Husband Is Like Dr. Jeckyll And Mr. Hyde

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011
I love my husband. I will start by saying this. When I first met him he was the most amazing man I'd ever met. Then I started seeing his anger. He never hits me; but there is emotional abuse. As far as us being in ...