Archives for August, 2013

Boyfriend’s Overbearing Mom

My boyfriend’s mom is really overbearing its crazy! she gets mad whenever we god forbid don’t eat dinner at their house when she cooks . one time we were leaving to go stay at my place and she’s like “where are you going?!” and my boyfriend said her house and she cries out “her house?!” like it was the end of the world i also fear that when we move out shes not gonna...
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Out-of-Context Emotions

I don’t often feel my emotions but when I do feel them they are in full force and usually out of context. For example, when bad things happen I have a minimal reaction but when small upsetting incidents occur I burst into uncontrollable tears. The same work for all of my other emotions, smaller events seem to provoke a disproportional reaction. I am a teenage girl, so I’m not sure if hormones play a...
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Emotional Abuse by Father

I’m 21 and I didn’t have an easy life. My dad has always demanded so much of me that it ended up draining me and sending down a spiral of depression, OCD, eating disorders and suicidal thoughts. My dad’s constant pressure has never allowed me to grow as a person and know what I want for myself in life or what I believe in. For example, ever since I was 5 my dad was...
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Weird Feelings for a Long Time

Hi, I usually feel a little paranoid about these forums, but I just want an opinion. I don’t even know where to start. I’ve dealt with self esteem issues for a long time. In high school I was known as the weird girl who ran around and was hyper all the time and got in trouble (I went to school overseas) I’ve had difficulty sleeping for the past 4 years, I’ve lost some weight...
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Wanting Constantly to Redo Life

I’m not satisfied with my life at all. Ever since I was a teenager, I constantly view my life as flawed, and I want to relive it. I feel like I didn’t even experience certain parts of my life, like teenhood. I spent lots of time in my teenhood being afraid of growing older, and now, as an adult, I find myself pining for high school. I want to do it all again, and...
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Boyfriend’s Repeated Anger Problem

MY BF of 1 yr. we live together. He is 63, 15 yrs older than me. He works long hours and is tired and can be grumpy. He can be controlling does not want me doing anything but being with him. My daughter who is 13yrs says he is mean and too old for me. He has packed his things and left 3 times and he takes things that he gives me. Bracelet, necklace...
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Sexually Abused by my Step-Brother

I don’t know what to do, when I was a child I was sexually abused by my step-brother and this went on from ever since I can remember up until I was around 13, I have memories from when I was 6ish, but there only vague so it could have happened earlier as I understand that with sexual abuse, when your so young, it’s hard to process what’s going on and therefore you may...
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Don’t Feel like an Adult

I turned 18 a while ago. I feel like I’m still a kid. I keep envisioning this future where I’m doing okay, and I’m actually a very classy lady. I’ve asked my fiancé (wedding is planned for about five years in the future, have to get through college first) to stop calling me things like “cute”. I don’t want to be seen as a little kid. We’ve been dating since Junior year and he...
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Normalizing Sleep Patterns

I am an 11 year old girl and school starts next week but summer made my whole sleep pattern weird and I end up going to sleep at 3-6 and waking up at 10-12 can anyone help? A: Glad you are asking this important question. Here are the basics: Try to keep the temperature moderate, the lights out and use a night light when you get up. Remember, our bodies are affected by light....
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Perimenopausal and Angry

I am a 48 year old woman, still menstruating and always feel angry. It seems the minute I get home, I start feeling the anxiety and angry. I am a very organized and hard working person, I expect everyone at home to be the same, unfortunately they are not, but even when they try that’s not good enough for me, it seems I am always looking for something to snap at. I need help,...
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Not Allowed to See Boyfriend

My parents won’t let me see my boyfriend of 8 months. I am 16 and he is 17, and they can’t see what I see in him. He’s had a difficult life that I haven’t been anywhere near and I think that’s part of the reason they won’t let me see him. We’ve broken up twice before, but we’re back together and it seems as though he really wants to make it work. They...
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Can’t Stop Picking at Skin

I don’t know why i pick my skin but i pick on it so much that i have scars and wounds that i tell my self my makeup covers. I have been having this problem since 6th grade when i first got pimples. At fist it was just once a month then it got worse. During 8th grade i picked EVERY SINGLE DAY. This year even though it might not seem possible it got...
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