Archives for June, 2012 - Page 3

What Might be Wrong with Me?

I have had many deep rooted issues since birth… Whether it has been issues at home ( Alcoholic parents & Grandparents), raised by Mother’s parents while my mother was binge drugging and drinking, consistency of serious health issues at a young age (heart surgery, ulcerative colitis, asthma), only stable “mother-figure”, my grandmother, died when I was a young age, emotionally and sometimes physically abusive parents, in group homes from 15/16 yrs old until 17,...
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Out Of Control, Controlling Father

I am having a problem with my father. My entire life, he has been high strung, easily angered and obsessive. I am a recently graduated with my masters degree, and a year out, I am just now starting to make money as a freelance designer. I often, because of the tough economy, have to make tough financial choices. I cannot afford even the basics sometimes. My father helped me through graduate school financially, but...
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He Left Therapy with Angry Goodbye

The short is this. I’m 60. I was in analysis for 5 years and then therapy for 2. Had strong feelings for therapist. Finally left angry and frustrated — after 7 years — with but a goodbye email. 2 months later sent angry email; followed with apology note. Very intense and unsettling relationship for me. Now seeing new therapist. Anger gone, feel ashamed of my leave-taking and note. Bothered that I will never see...
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I Don’t Feel Good & I Don’t See A Way Out

Hello, my name is Carlos. I have been with some depressive behaviour in the last 5 or 6 months. I feel completely lost in life, I don’t know what I want. I just remember I had a plan for my life 9 months ago, but I realize now that that plan failed, and now I don’t want to do anything. I don’t want to look for a work, I don’t want to work, dont...
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Steroids and a Relationship

I have been dating my boyfriend for a while now, he recently told me that he just started steroids; I don’t know how to deal with it. I have done my research and everything is coming back negative, for instance, it can ruin a relationship. I don’t know what to do. He told me to give it time and he won’t change, that is what I am worried about, him changing, his anger and...
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Trying to Get Over Being Alone

Hi, i started puberty very late at the age of 16 1/2 to 17 yrs old and because of that i kinda became a loner. i had friends that i hanged out in school but i did nothing outside of school i just stayed home. the reason i stayed home was because of looking a lot younger then i really was, i looked like a 12 year old and actually i was a senior...
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Alcohol Psychosis

I’m concerned about my mother in law’s “Alcohol Psychosis?” This issue is mainly of concern for my mother in law. I don’t necessarily know how to describe her alcohol issue; since it’s unlike others. My husband gets VERY upset & embarrassed if his parents drinking problem is brought up. He hides it any way he can. He has a very small family. (Mom, Dad, Sister, & nephew.) We’re the only ones who know about...
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Why Do I Keep Seeing a Particular Dead Person?

I have over the past two years been seeing someone I know every so often when I am out and about. They have been dead for nearly three years. It will look exactly like them and I will blink or look away and look back and they won’t be there it will just be a random person. I know I am not seeing ghosts but I am trying to understand why I see this...
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Do I Admit I’m Suicidal?

I’m 34 and have alot of problems. The main one right now. I need to know if I should openly admit of being suicidal but can’t do nothing about it because I can’t do that to my only child. I just found a counselor and I think I have a good lead on a shrink to help me but I need to know how open I can be. I don’t wanna be in a...
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Perplexed about Friendships

I am a university student. I am a very active person socially but I have a close group of friends (2 guys, 2 girls) who I trust completely. Out of the 2 girls, one of them has been extremely close to me ever since I’ve met her,I’ve spent lots of time with her, but off late (past 6 months) she has been seemingly detached from me and this hurts me a lot. She seems...
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Is It Me or Is It Them?

I do not feel like I can express myself to other’s in an appropriate manner. What I mean is, I cannot confront someone without thinking that I have to make sure I am loud and clear. I think that because of this, it limits my relationships with people. I do not like that I have Schizophrenia, furthermore, I am wondering if I am My mother has Bi-Polar and, I think that I may...
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Husband’s Infidelity Causing Family Problems

Recently, I found out that my husband was unfaithful. Upon finding out, with his permission, my little girl and I moved out of state for a month to my mother’s home so that I could have some space to think about things and try to determine the best situation for our family. I ended up agreeing to reconcile our marriage. Being from a divorced home myself, I do not want that for our little...
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