Archives for September, 2013 - Page 2

Both Parents are Dying

My entire life I’ve watched my mother essentially deteriorate in front me. She has Huntington’s disease and hasn’t been able to support herself as far back as I can remember. I’ve just recently been looking up the disease, realizing that it’s hereditary and that I probably have it myself. That’s depressing in itself, but maybe a year ago my dad was diagnosed with Lou gehrig’s disease and his health is failing dramatically rather quickly....
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Possible Child Molestation

I am a babysitter for a 5-year-old little girl that lives next door to my husband and me. The girl’s father isn’t in the picture and her mother is engaged to my husband’s cousin, and the little girl has known him as a father figure. But he was put into prison for having sexual relations with a younger teen when he was younger. He is in the police records on where he lives because...
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Daughter Fears Illness

My 11 yr old daughter is scared she has an illness or She seems paranoid about it. She told me last night she was afriad to die as all/most of us are, but seems obsessed with it almost. Everyday she says something hurts. Its not that i dont believe her, I just want to know if this is a phase kids go threw and is normal or should I seek therapy locally and...
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Young Son Keeps Acting Out Sexually

My 7 year old son on numerous occasions has acted out inappropriately in front of his friends and other boys his age, butt touching, pulling down his pants and the other boys pulling down their pants, always wanting to look at his 4 year old brother’s body parts down there, they’re always touching each other’s butts and laughing about it and he knows it’s wrong don’t know what to do about this. This has...
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Coping with Mom’s Changeable Moods

As of now, I at home dealing with certain medial problems on my end. However, I noticed almost immediately something in my mom: she feels lost. She has found a delicate balance between depression, anger and anxiety. She feels that everyone is taking things away from her. Her thought process is both irrational and paranoid. As of now, I can’t do anything to help. I know it is not my responsibility to help but...
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Mood Swings

I’m fifteen years old, and lately I’ve been getting angry and intensely irritated at the tiniest thing, and I get so furious at something so small that I start shouting. Then I get sad, and I’m sad for a long time until I get angry again. This is basically the relentless cycle, but sometimes I feel really happy and like I can do anything, which is really confusing. I’m avoiding meeting new people much...
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Psychotic Boyfriend

My relationship with my boyfriend has been destroyed by his mental illness. He has no official diagnosis, but bipolar runs in his family and he displays numerous symptoms of seemingly multiple disorders. One unofficial diagnosis by a physician was bipolar with schizoaffective disorder. From what I understand, when people hear voices, it is usually directed at themselves. With my boyfriend, he will hear conversations, usually from a neighbors house, even a couple houses away...
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Boyfriend and Overprotective Parents

Hello. Just so you are aware, I am not very familiar with dealing with psychotherapy. The closest I have ever come to that is meeting with a counselor for a short while in college. So please, bear with me. I am in a situation that is very important to me, and I really need help. I am seeking help from a professional rather than just throwing my predicament out there for any “Joe Shmow”...
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Uncontrollable Homicidal Thoughts

I’m 15 years old in my second year of high school. I’ve been diagnosed with ADD and depression. For the past two years, I’ve had more and more thoughts of killing other people. There is never a specific reason to it. I haven’t been bullied, although I don’t have any friends, but I prefer it that way. The thought of intimately killing someone, slowly, sends a chill through my spine. I don’t even really...
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Hatred for Stepson

I have a three year old step son who really gets under my skin the way he talks the way he looks the way he eats just him being around angers me to the point I feel hatred for him I don’t know why I feel this way and don’t know how to make it go away and I cannot just divorce my wife because we have one year old together and I feel...
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I Cheated

My husband is by far the best ever. Just awhile ago he was gone for military reason. While he was gone I decided to go out one night and drink. I got extremely intoxicated and cheated on him. I would do anything to get him back. It was meaning less sex. It didnt mean anything to me. Our relationship was a little rocky because we haven’t had sex in about 6 months. I know...
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Dislike of Dad

I’m 16 and all through my childhood my dad was never there for me. My parents are still married but he was never around. My only memories of him were him leaving to work at 5am and coming back at 10pm to fight with my mom then sleep. When I was 9 I learned my mom suffered with depression because of my dad and was really ill. I have never had a good relationship...
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