Archives for November, 2012 - Page 4

Struggling with Medication Recovery

I am perfectly healthy and in my mid 20’s, and I recently got married. My husband is very loving and supportive of me in every way, including my decision to not take ADD medications that I used to be prescribed in huge doses. I made the decision to stop taking drugs because for years through college, I struggled with identity crisis issues, who was I without the concerta, could I live with out it,...
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Parents Won’t Accept My Boyfriend

Firstly i have been with my boyfriend for 4 years the first few years we were going out secretly as my parents are quite strict. He is half Australian half Greek cypriot which in my parents eyes are a no no he needs to be full Greek. Second they let me go out with him once during the week and on saturday but i have a curfew of 10:30-11:00pm on weekdays and 12:00-12:30 on...
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Is My Husband a Sociopath?

I met “John” in high school, we dated, married, had two children, divorced for 11 yrs., have been back together now for over 7 years, our relationship is better this time. John had 14 yrs. of service working a union job; John had a heart attack, was on short-term disability, returned to work for 42 days, and was let go for a GPS violation. Our electric was shut-off, John allegedly hooked back up, the...
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Dad Abuses Mom

So my dad is abusive to my mother and me. He’s thrown things at my mom and spit on her. He’s dumped hot coffee and food on her. I want her to leave him. She is so close to getting a promotion in her work that she could finally provide for my brothers and me. I’ve wanted to call the police before but I never could. I’m afraid of being taken away from my...
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Anger Issues

I think I have an anger problem. I am a sixteen year old girl and I get extremely easily angry and upset. I can rage for hours without really having a proper reason for it. It’s most often because of my parents denying me things, but it can often be because of a friend or someone at a party etc. I get so angry my body starts shaking and I burst out in tears....
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Husband Says Insulting Me is Fun

My husband has very low self esteem, and he takes that out on me through a nearly constant barrage of insults, name calling, and accusations. I know it is verbal abuse, but I am committed to helping him through this. His treatment of me is an extension of behavior that started as a child, his sister being the previous target. He did “recover” for a few years and was happy and very kind (at...
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How to Help Daughter with Multiple Problems?

How do I help her? My family has a history of schizophrenia. I grew up with both a grandaddy and aunt who had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, so I know just what it looks like. By the time my daughter was showing symptoms she was already on the streets self medicating with meth and heroin. This is a girl who was the senior class vice president, attended poetry club and was a member...
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Physical Attraction to Someone Else

Last night, I made a huge mistake. I cheated on my husband. I do love him, very much; it’s just that the spark between us for the most part has become a low flame. I didn’t have sex with this other man, but I was about a hairs width from doing so. I have probably never wanted anything more in my life. Even now, after the fact, after the fight, I STILL wants this...
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Is it Already too Late?

I have been with my bf for 5yrs we fight everyday i feel he dont care, i complain he wont spend time with me and he does nothing. when i try to discuss issues with him he ignores me or it turns into a fight. when im mad i dont know when to stop or how. he has stated he is not happy and wants to move he is not attracted to me due...
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Post-Surgery Depression

Hi, I just had Jaw arthroplasty surgery 11 days ago. Lately I’ve been crying everyday and just been sad a lot. I’ve been insecure about the scar I have now and the part of my hair the doctor had to shave, it’s under my hair though. I haven’t been up for anything. I canceled on some friends and just lay in my bed cry and want to be alone. I don’t know what’s going...
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Sex Before Marriage

My girlfriend and I have been together for 6 months now, since the beginning of the relationship we have been having sex with no problem, no issue or anything like that. About a month ago I notices a change in her behavior and he interest in sex had decreased. Asking about it had previously gotten me nowhere, she didn’t want to talk about it and it almost became an argument. After several weeks she...
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Unfair Punishment?

My boyfriend and I have known each other for 3 years and have been dating on and off for 2 and a half years. Recently we just started dating again. It has been 3 months. Yesterday, we were are my house just hanging out. No one is allowed in my house while my parents aren’t home, but I thought it would be alright considering that I thought no one would be home for several...
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