Archives for April, 2012 - Page 3

Can’t Convince Grandma I’m Mentally Ill

about 4 years ago, I was diagnosed with both dysthymia with major depression, and post traumatic stress disorder. My mother left not long after. she was abusive and convinced my dad to be abusive. I spend most of my free time with my grandma, who lives about 25 miles away. since I am blind, I either get a taxi there or someone drives me. While talking with my grandmother sometimes, she acts like my...
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Normal not to Remember Abuse?

I was sexually abused when I was a child. I don’t have any really consistent memories. the only consistent memory i have is not normal. basically, it was at an after school program, i was about 7 years old. he would get me alone and i remember him touching me, holding me, etc…but then when the abuse happened (I was sitting on his lap) i don’t remember what was happening. I remember being there,...
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16 and Pregnant — Again?

I had a little girl about 4months ago. And well I got cheated on. So we fought a lot. Things are better. So what do you do after you fight? You have makeup sex… Well never again for me. I could be pregnant What should I do? I don’t know what both mine and my bfs parents would do. We can’t afford it money wise n idk I’m scared. My highschool or collage...
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I Want Help — But I Don’t

My now 22-year-old brother was diagnosed with Bipolar, Aspergers, ADD and OCD when I was 12. He’s always been verbally abusive and sometimes violent to me and my 19-year-old brother. He’s never seriously hurt us and he’s been medicated for years, but I’m still scared of him. I also get really frustrated about the special treatment he gets and how I always have to be the mature one, which then makes me feel guilty....
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I Never Feel Good Enough

Hello, first of all I’m going to thank you for taking time to read my story. I’m 14. I wil start off by saying that my parents are divorced. I go one week with my m an other week with my dad. When I was little my parents used to fight, Horible fights, when I close my eyes I can hear them telling at each other, other than yelling at them selves my mom...
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Tired of Trying to Fix My Life

I feel like my life is falling into pieces and scattering into all different directions, and as I try to pick up all the pieces I lose some more. I miss my father who died of lung cancer when I was 10. I miss my mom who just past away in December from breast cancer. My stepfather put her in a home without telling me, she died before I could say goodbye… I cry...
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Is My Stepbrother a Peeping Tom?

I have been staying at my mums house for the last month while looking for more suitable accommodation. On two occasions I have noticed someone trying to look in my bathroom window as I’ve come out of the shower. I couldn’t see them properly but have just found out that it was my step-brother. He moved away to work just after and I have heard has been suffering from a lot of anxiety. He...
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Am I Schizophrenic?

I have been reading about schizophrenia and it seems to match the way i think. It started in high school, where i always felt paranoid about everything, thinking that everyone was always talking about me behind my back. It made me very anti-social, and i realize now why people tended to avoid me, probably because i was giving off some bad vibes. I developed massive stage fright, which is strange since i was always...
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OCD vs. Phobia Problem?

Hello, please help! I am a 48 year old male, married with kids. I have always had some degree of anxiety (a worrier), usually very minor but with all the stressors I’ve endured lately (double job loss, part time business failure), I believe it has accelerated to an OCD condition – I have a fear of hazardous material, and in particular asbestos and the diseases it causes. My fear is heightened when I think...
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Night-time Anxiety

Hello, Ok I’m 19 and I have a 5 month old baby girl. I’m also married unemployed and living in my own apartment with my husband. I am constantly scared. It happens at night. I dread the minute my husband wants to go to bed. I’m always thinking that someone is going to break in and hurt us. I get very scared and constantly think these things. Its only when my husband leaves or...
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Drug Addiction is Hurting Relationship

My boyfriend and I have been together for almost three years. We get along great and would do anything for each other. However, our relationship has taken a slight turn for the worse just this past month. My boyfriend smokes marijuana everyday (I personally do not, but dont mind that he does). And i knew that sometimes on special occasion he used other drugs as well, such as cocaine. This never really bothered me...
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Trust, Jealousy & Abandonment

I have been in a relationship for a little over a year and every time I open up my heart and fall in love I find that I become insanely jealous of other single women that my boyfriend engages with. As background, my father cheated on my mother and my ex-husband cheated on me. I become jealous very easily and begin questioning him while looking for inconsistencies between his words & actions as i...
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