Archive for May, 2013

Virginity Hindering My Chances at Love

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, May 31st, 2013
I'm a 31 year old virgin male. Beyond the obvious pain and humiliation of never having had sex (I prefer not to wait until marriage), I genuinely fear I will never have sex or love because so many women want a man my age ...

Having Cynical Thoughts for Years

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, May 31st, 2013
I don't really know how to start this, but there is just almost constant voice in my mind that is always putting me down. Every time I make a mistake, even if its as simple as forgetting a word in my speech (I compete in ...

I Am Having Trouble with a Bunch of Things

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, May 30th, 2013
I wanted to say thank you for reading this first of all. Here's the thing: When it comes to school there is one thing that always worries me when I leave the house which would be my classmates. In certain classes there can be huge ...

Am I Insane?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, May 30th, 2013
Hi. I'm gonna resume my life so you understand why I'm asking if I'm insane. Basically, my parents were both drug addicts before they had me. They quit when they found out mom was pregnant and then moved in with my paternal grandparents. My dad, ...

My Parents Hate Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
I am 16 years old and an only child, both my parents live in the same house, but they are divorced. This alone means that they are almost constantly yelling at each other about various things, but in the end they always blame me for ...

Abusive Boyfriend

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
Sadly I know the answer to my question but I guess I'm looking for confirmation. I have been with my boyfriend for over four years now. The first three months were bliss but since then I've been going through hell. He hits me ...

What’s Wrong with Me?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
I was just wondering if somebody could possibly give me an idea of what an official diagnosis would be like for me. I've been raped, abused, etc... My mother was an alcoholic my entire childhood and she was never there. She exchanged alcohol for ...

Pregnant and Dating an Alcoholic

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
I'm 20 years old, and 7 months pregnant. I'm dating a guy whom I met in the party lifestyle when I was 19. We fell in love... The day I got pregnant, he told me he would quit all his habits with me to make ...

Overcoming Barriers to Getting Help

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, May 27th, 2013
When I was in high school I was depressed. Not seriously so, just a constant hurt that wouldn't go away. I was prescribed some medication by my doctor and was seeing a therapist once a month. Medications didn't seem to improve anything and ...

Still in Love with Ex

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, May 27th, 2013
I have encountered a problem which I cannot share with anyone close to me because I am afraid they will judge me. You see, I am in a very healthy, happy relationship with a great guy whom I can honestly say I fell deeply in ...

Visual and Auditory Hallucinations

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, May 26th, 2013
My 17-year-old son has been having visual and auditory hallucinations with no other symptoms. He's outgoing, heavily involved in athletics and gets good grades. He denies nor shows any signs of depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety or schizophrenia. He has no medical diagnoses and ...

15 and Relying on Alcohol

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, May 26th, 2013
Hey I am 15, been home schooled my whole life. Never had friends and I am a outcast. Females hate me I am tired of seeing all these girls with a bunch of female friends partying or at the beach. I have no friends at ...