Archives for September, 2012 - Page 4

I Think my Mom is Running Away

For the past few weeks there has been a lot of tension in my house with my brother returning from college (he has dropped out of his university and is now attending community college). Everyday is a ticking time bomb and and fights/arguments are unpredictable. My mom is the most distraught during arguments she will get up and leave, scream, cry, and tell us that she wants to die. She becomes hysterical and begin...
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Wobbly Relationship

Well I’m currently engaged. I have been with my fiancée for a little over 2 yrs. It was instant chemistry between the two. We pretty much hung out one day and have been together ever since. For the past 8 months I have been terribly unhappy for the most part. He is a great person and treats me better than any boyfriend or husband of anyone I know. Girls would be so lucky to...
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I Am Really Lonely

I am an adult child of divorced parents. My family is dysfunctional and after visiting my family this summer I have felt depressed and not motivated to do more than I have to. My grandfather is dying and my dad got into a big fight with my grandmother. I am feeling guilty because I don’t know if I am going to go see my grandfather again this summer. My dad is a depressed mess....
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Am I a Sociopath?

I have been wondering this for some time, especially in the last few months- Am I a sociopath or am I For starters, I had behavior problems as a child, which developed around the age of 7. I was in and out of mental hospitals and group homes from the time I was 7 till just before I turned 10. I don’t have these behavior problems anymore, but I have been described as...
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Is My Boyfriend Cheating or Am I Paranoid?

My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year and a half and we have recently given birth to a baby boy (4 months ago). Our relationship has always had many problems and I have left him many times. I have always suspected him of cheating, (it’s almost like a gut feeling or paranoia, I’m not sure which) but he always told me that he would never do something like that to anybody,...
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Am I Crazy?

When I was younger (middle school aged), I had what I think were hallucinations. I tried to tell my grandmother about them but she told me it ‘was the devil’ and that I should never tell people about it. So I didn’t. It happened three times and never again. Last year, I started believing crazy things such as thinking I was the Second Coming and could move things with my mind. I actually stared...
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Raped & Very Angry

I was with a guy for six and a half years and we broke up, and i have been with a girl for three and a half years now(and still going). Just a year or so ago he had raped me. and i keep finding myself getting very angry and emotional all the time. my girl friend and i break up constantly because of my actions and how angry i get. I find myself...
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Mid-Life Drug Craving?

I am 40, professional and from the outside, I’m sure it seems as if I’m doing fairly well. I’m in a job that should be a “dream job”. I have been happily in therapy for a long time and I believe I’m pretty self-aware. However, a lot of who I am is tied up in my professional life and it has been very dissatisfying lately. I’ve had my share of depression, anxiety etc in...
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Disgusted by People

I’m 18 years old. I believe in taking care of my body. I workout, have a balanced diet and great skin. I don’t smoke and I don’t take drugs. I strive for perfection in everything i do, which i obviously always end up with. I have a family that loves me. I love me and my body over everything, people often ask me if i have a god complex. “No”, i reply. It feels...
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Family Falling Apart since Dad Came out

Since my brother found out my dad is gay he’s been extreamly rude and self centered. it’s been 2 years. We have no one to talk to and our buisness is all over because of him. What should me and my mother do in this case. My mom is extreamly broken hearted because we have no one to support us on this A: I’m so glad you wrote. You are not alone. There is...
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Veteran Needs Help

So let’s see where do I start , since I was young my mother was constantly in and out of bad relationships where it always found my two brothers and I taking some kind of abuse either verbal or physical. After I left my house I went to the military spent 12 and a half years in been to Iraq 3 times and seen all kinds of stuff like I have had to clean...
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Partner is Insecure and Controlling

My partner has expressed to me that he has been cheated on in past relationships, so I have tried to be understanding. He constantly questions me about where I am or who I’ve talked to or why my phone is turned upside down. In the beginning, every question he asked I would just answer thinking that I would be able to help him get over things from his past. But things just seem to...
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