Archive for November, 2012

Wife Claims to Hate Our Child

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Hi I am 22 years old, married(wife is 18 years old) we have a child(7 months). I am studying and working she is only studying. Almost every day she tells me how much she hates her and that is tearing me apart to hear how ...

Peripheral Vision Disturbances?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Fairly frequently I'll see shadowy figures or sometimes even what looks like tangible objects moving around out of my peripheral vision? I was wondering if it means anything or I'm just paranoid? A: Let's do first things first. You did not describe any thoughts ...

Fiance Refuses Wedding Talk

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, November 23rd, 2012
A man who says I am the love of his life; wants me to hold his hand when he dies; sends me poems; music; brings me flowers; thinks we are soul mates & treats me like a queen asked me to marry him this summer. ...

Should I Rebuild a Relationship with My Mother?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, November 23rd, 2012
I have always had a difficult relationship with my mum. My dad was married to another woman and wasn’t around much. I believe my childhood with my mum was unstable. When we were toddlers she fabricated a story about having cancer, which she upheld for ...

Mom Wants Me to Live with Relatives Instead

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
I can't take it anymore, I can't. I really can't take it anymore with my overprotective and panic-stricken mother who is always wanting to obtain her biggest goal of all: she still keeps on wanting herself to send me off and away back to New ...

I Have Lost My Will

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
I have no will to interact with other people, no will to do anything. I’m 26, I sleep all day. I have 3 misdemeanor convictions that are keeping me from finding a job. I’ve lost everything, including respect for any positive thinking and myself. I don't ...

Lonely, Depressed, and Self-Loathing

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
I'm a 22 year old man who just can't figure things out. I haven't had a bad life, nor have I experienced any severe trauma in my life to trigger this, but I've been unhappy for years now. In high school, I began to experience ...

Is My 5-Year-Old Too Shy?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
I have a 5 year old daughter who is extremely shy! She attended Pre-K last year and is currently in Kindergarten at the same school. She's always been the type of child to take longer to warm up to situations and does not ...

Nicotine Overdose Side Effects

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Last weekend I overdosed on nicotine. Sunday night I had a bad anxiety attack and shaking. It has gotten a lot better but today (4 days later) I still have anxiety over nothing (i feel that i'm going to die or i feel like i ...

Mom Dislikes My Boyfriend

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
I'm pregnet and we moved and my boyfriend came with me cause im pregnet But after awhile after we moved my mom talked so much shit about my boyfriend An e moved back to where he use to live but we are still together and ...

Dealing with a Difficult Parent

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, November 19th, 2012
I'm 17. I've suffered from depression since i was 15, have recently been diagnosed with Crohns disease, and on a daily basis i suffer from chronic migraines. Now that's not just it. what im here to ask is for your professional opinion on how to ...

Social Anxiety or Something More?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, November 19th, 2012
For the past two years I've noticed my social abilities steadily declining, and I'm at a point where I don't speak unless spoken to. My school life is being affected due to my fear and inability to ask for help on problems or such. I ...
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