Archives for April, 2013 - Page 2

Adopted Teen Wants “Normal” Family

I am very confused right now. I don’t know if I am happy because I always feel like something is missing in my life and I know I shouldn’t ask for more. I was adopted when I was 3 years old by a single middle aged woman, she’s often not home due to work and we’re not in good terms. I was told I was adopted when I was younger. My grandma always talks...
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Wife Unsure if She Loves Me

I have been married for years now and we have 2 amazing children. About three years ago my wife approached me and said that she was basically done with the relationship unless I changed things. I feel that I have changed those things and she still is very up and down about how she feels about me. I am absolutely lost as to what to do. I still love her very dearly and...
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Problems with My Family

Hi, I am one of four sisters and have four brothers. We are a total of eight siblings. My father past away almost six years ago and so did my grandmother from my mother’s side. My mother was left to care for us all. She has never responsible to pay the bills in the house her responsibility was cook, clean and take care of her children. She has diabetes. After my father past away...
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Wife’s Overspending Causing Marital Stress

I am a soldier who is currently deployed. My wife who is home with our 2 children spends all of our money. I don’t know what to do with my life, my relationship and family. My wife and I have been married for 5 years now. She is five years younger than I. We have two children. One is about to go through a major surgery for his feet. She constantly spends all of...
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Teen Refusing Professional Help

A 19 year old family member who was diagnosed with ADD as a teen and recently diagnosed as bipolar refuses to get professional help. He has had previous drug issues as well as law issues. no violence just dumb but it is straining our family, we never know what’s going to happen next. any suggestions? A. This is a difficult problem. You cannot force people to do things they don’t want to do. You...
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Am I Normal or Not?

I have thought maybe I would classify under ultradian/rapid cycle bipolar because my father, grandmother and great-grandfather suffered from bpd and my moods change over the course of hours to a couple of days at most. However I don’t really suffer through “manic” episodes, it changes between “depressed” and “normal”. My “depressed” moments go from being exhausted for no reason, just “done”, being upset that my life will never be as happy as...
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Adolescent Curiosity or Worse?

This is really hard for me to talk about, but ever since I was 12 I’ve been sexually interest to animals (dogs in particular) I know this is wrong and I hate myself for it. I find myself dreaming about sex with dogs, and surfing the internet for bestiality videos. Now, I volunteer at a Animal Shelter (For my Honors Club, I was volunteered by the coordinator and I had no say) and I...
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Feeling Betrayed and Adrift

I am 21 years old girl and I’ve got much interest in psychology. So sometimes I doubt that I’m assuming all problems and in real I’m OK. Summarizing all issues, I have trust problem so I’m very reserved. I am survivor of suicide and also committed self injury many times. Many people who claimed to love me, betrayed me so I don’t trust anybody now. My close ones never value me the way I...
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What Should I Do?

At 14, I’m obviously very young, which makes this so much harder. I’ve been researching and i’ve come to notice I have symptoms of Bipolar Depression – Depression. I don’t know what to do? I don’t want to ask my mom to get me checked out. And who should I go to, a therapist? What do I do? I don’t know who to go to or how. I just feel like i’m worthless and...
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Issue with Girlfriend’s Past

3 months ago I went back to my home country. I fell in love with my best friend’s elder sister. She is 2 years older than me. We had known each other 3years back but we never spoke. This time we dated few times and then fell in love with each other. We are soon planning to marry each other but her past is killing me inside. 1) She had past 2 relations, I...
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Boyfriend was Unfaithful

I’ve been in a relationship with my partner for almost 4 years. We have a son who is just over 1. I thought we had a very good relationship – we just fit, we are very affectionate and have a great sex life. My partner has just come back on 2 weeks leave during his second tour of Afghanistan – something I’ve been counting down the days to and we’ve had a great week...
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Miscarried and Grieving Alone

I had a silent miscarriage and found out at my 12 week scan that I was no longer pregnant a few weeks ago. Not even 48 hours after finding out the worst news of my life that killed me inside my sister decided to rub it in my face that she was now pregnant and having everything I want. She makes out she feels bad and she’s there for me but she never has...
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