Archives for May, 2012 - Page 3

Brother Is Mentally Unstable

Hi There, I really need help with dealing with my brother. He has serious mental problems and I think they are down to a lack of self esteem. Our dad (who still lives with us) is very aggressive but has never hit us, he just smashes things (although my brother is adamant that my dad kicked him and threw my mum down the stairs but he didn’t). My brother has ended up fearing my...
Continue Reading

Is My Boyfriend a Narcissist?

I started seeing my boyfriend a year ago and he was really great. We had a really good first couple of months but I started having my own emotional issues after an event triggered a date rape 20 years ago, then I began remembering other incidents from my childhood, the most troubling was remembering being molested when I was 5. I was diagnosed with PTSD. The worse my condition became the more unstable the...
Continue Reading

Am I Schizophrenic?

I studied in UK, I went back to my country after finishing my studies, I am bisexual and I am sure most people in Pakistan are phobic of non-straight sexuality when I went back and spent some time I started to become Paranoid that my family hates me and will chemically castrate me through Estragon, and my brother will marry my fiancée and family will support him, my brother is 15 year old, and...
Continue Reading

How Do I Help Depressed Dad?

I really need a lot of help with my father. He’s 65. My mother and him have been divorced for over 5 years and he is severely depressed about it. I can tell and so can other people. He’s been drinking alcohol a lot sometimes. He drank so much one time he almost died from it and almost died from it again a year after that. He talks about the divorce a lot, daily,...
Continue Reading

Always Seeking Attention

My boyfriend and I have been together a year and a half, I moved to Texas to be with him. Lately I’ve found myself needing attention all the time. Like in always looking for reassurance that he loves me. I’m thinking this stems from my father walking out when I was 5 and my mother kicking me out at 18. I don’t have a family and there’s always a void there. It’s wrong to...
Continue Reading

[Video] Will PTSD Symptoms Jeopardize Military Career?

Q: I’m 23 years old and in the military. Recently I was raped while on duty, I haven’t been handling it well it brought up a lot of childhood stuff. I started seeing a psychologist, but I’m having a really difficult time opening up. She’s nice and I like her, but I don’t want to tell her too much, hurt my career and depend on her to keep my confidences when she can’t. I...
Continue Reading

Family Repercussions from Son Molesting Child

My 15-year-old son molested our 5-year-old friend. After 5 months he has finally come clean with the truth to me. The next step is addmiting in court. His step father, who I also just married 6 months ago, has left the house because he can not handle the situation. His lack of involvment with the whole case effects his lack of understanding. He believes he has truly tried. He sees my son as a...
Continue Reading

[Video] Psychiatrist Talks To Mom, Not Me

Q: I have bipolar disorder, along with ADHD and OCD. Recently, I have started going to see a psychiatrist about my issue. But when I go to her, I feel as though she doesn’t ask ME how I am, she asks my mother. There are so many issues I need to tell her, but I simply do not feel like I can. I am worried about myself. All I want to do is lay...
Continue Reading

Girlfriend Still Interested in Ex

I’m a 15 year old high school student,who is deeply in love with a 17 year old,we’ve been going out for some time,and have, developed deep feelings for each ,don’t let our age change your opinion of my perception of “love” for starters. The problem,she occasionally brings up her ex. She has feelings for him,and constantly refers it as,a “Gothic” Romeo and Juliet,or Edward and Bella from Twilight. She also says,her”Past” haunts her,and she’s...
Continue Reading

[Video] Father-in-law Is Ruining My Marriage

Q: My Father In-law has been living with us for 2 years now. What started out as a temporary situation 3-6 months. Has turned out to be a permanent situation. Despite talking to him, he doesn’t help with expenses and hasn’t made an effort to move We just bought a Condo and can’t very well move out leaving him behind like we did once before 4 years back when our apartment lease was...
Continue Reading

What’s Happening to Me?

I have decided to post this on psych central instead of Yahoo answers, haha, I will hopefully get a more professional answer. I’ve always had anxiety issues and been prone to depression, but it’s worsened over the last years. I have symptoms that may lead to a disorder of some type, but I’m not sure what, I was wondering if a Therepist here could give me a little answer… Here: *I have moods swings,...
Continue Reading

[Video] Do I Have OCD?

Q: OK, I been having a problem where if I see someone that’s uneven or something it will bother me greatly and my mind tells me that if I don’t fix it something bad will happen to my mom. It’s weird, but say I’m reading a book and I skip a word my kind tells me to go back and start over or something will happen to my mom. There’s many other things that...
Continue Reading