Archives for October, 2012 - Page 3

Am I Unhappy?

A few years ago I was diagnosed with depression and then it was clear. But now… I think I’m never happy, but I cope so well with my life. I want to give up everything in my life – it doesn’t have purpose in my life. But wanting to give it up makes me feel worse than having it. A. Many believe that depression stems from not having a meaning in one’s life. Most...
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I Need Attention

I Need attention: ok for some weird reason, I always want attention, it started in middle school I don’t even know what happened, I just wanted attention, and not from classmates or peers but from older people the teacher, the deans office… I hate it so much, I feel stupid even talking about it, because I know what I’m doing is wrong, yet I want people to look at me and feel sorry. How...
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[Video] I Feel Like a Failure As A Mom And Fiancee

I am a stay at home mom and lately I have been feeling like a failure. I feel like I can’t do anything right and that everything I do goes unnoticed. I have a wonderful fiance, who works hard to take care of our family and who loves me very much, but the problem lies with me. I can’t express my feelings to him. I have so much guilt inside of me. I feel...
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Trust Issues Are Ruining Relationship

I have struggled with trust issues my whole life. It has lead me to be emotionally unfaithful, I question everything, and invade his privacy when he has given me no reason to believe he would stray. When I was caught with a profile on a dating site I had resolved to never lie again. I have yet to be unfaithful again, but I hold so many insecurities that I can’t believe he wouldn’t want...
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[Video] Could Grandfather’s Death Cause Depression?

I saw my grandfather die when I was young and it was very painful because he was like a dad to me. And ever since my grandfather’s death I’ve been having troubles maintaining my relationship with others whether it’s friends or family members. I try to distant myself away from them in fear of getting hurt again. I have trouble letting people in my life and tend to disassociate myself from being involved in...
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Did Not Know He Had Schizophrenia

I met my partner (now ex) we dated for 4 months and in all that time he did not tell me had a been suffering with schizophrenia. I found out recently he has been receiving treatment for the last 4 years. I only found out through a relapse which occurred for him after he decided to stop taking his medication. That’s when things started to go wrong. The week leading upto me finding out...
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Scared to Share My Feelings

I started seeing my therapist because I was emotionally numb for more than half of my life. I was actually referred to see a trauma therapist by another therapist because she said this feeling was from being physically,verbally, and sexually abused throughout my childhood. Anyway, the therapy is working and I’m starting to slowly get my feelings back. I learned that I feel depressed and get anxious or afraid a lot. Especially when I’m...
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People Have Made Fun of me my Whole Life

When I was 8 I was a shy kid I didn’t speak much. In my school was a lot of brave kids I didn’t feel well there. Every break they were loud while I was sitting alone. Teacher told few times that I’m other than them I am shy and quiet (among all). Then everybody started to call my shy… They were making fun of few people but especially of me cause I was...
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Is This Anxiety?

Well it started at the beginning of the year I was obsessing a lot over my body and then it turned into every where I would go I started to compare myself to other girls then I started trying to find the things I thought were wrong with wrong on other girls then I started questioning whether or not that was the issue and if I was just a lesbian or bisexual but then...
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[Video] How Do I Hold My Abuser Accountable?

From the time I was 8-12 I was sexually abused as well as my brother who is 4 years younger than I am . As I am getting older I am learning the thread of lies that I was told from my family regarding the situation. Growing up I believed my grandmother adopted a child from Haiti, he was 8 years older than I am. Through the time he was 19 he sexually abused...
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Can a Person with Childhood Disabilities be Helped as an Adult?

A cousin of mine, who is 20 years old girl is mentally challenged from her childhood, it is so irritating, she used to irritate the whole family. Although she is 20 years old but she used to behave like a 10 or 12 year girl. What to do with her? Is there is any treatment which can treat her / help her to became a normal person? A: People with intellectual disabilities can lead...
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