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Archive for October, 2013

Have I Become Asexual?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, October 25th, 2013
I have been divorced for 6.5 years. I had a couple of relationships soon after my divorce but I haven't dated anyone in a long time. I've found that decent men in their 40's and 50's (meaning w/ good personalities, jobs, not substance abusers, decent ...

I Bang My Head

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, October 25th, 2013
Hi I am a little concerned that I have started banging my head again. Friday I banged my head for 45 minutes. How serious is this? I have tried doing other things instead of banking my head, but the don't help. I ...

Schizophrenia and HIV

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Hello. I am currently diagnosed with paranoid Schizophrenia and suspect that I might have HIV. I have noticed a swing in energy and symptoms lately, and wonder if it can have something to do with HIV since ive been stabile for a long time, and ...

My Parents Think He’s Too Old for Me

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Hi ! I know this guy for 4 years now and we are in a relationship for 1 year and 3 months. This is a long distance relationship, we never met and we established this year would be a good one for him to come ...

Husband Searching Woman He Had Affair With

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
My husband and I have been married since we were teens. A couple of years ago he became involved with a girl i considered a good friend of mine. She was basically telling me i should leave him and telling him the same thing. Everything ...

Need Help for Psychological Problems

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Hi, I'm a 14 year old boy. I don't know how to word this, but I need help with some problems I am having in my life. I took an online test to see if I had any mental problems, because I've had some things ...

I May Be Insane

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
I think I am going insane.. I have Two people in my mind.. Person A , she is from Ohio and has blue hair she is a maniac who tells me different ways to kill and different strategies of not getting caught... next is Person ...

Should I Change Schools to Be with My Girlfriend?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
So I have been dating my girlfriend, whom I met in highshool for almost 2 years now, with a year of on and off dating before hand, so we have been intimate for about 3 years. After highschool I decided not to go away to ...

Intimacy After Multiple Surgeries

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, October 21st, 2013
My fiancée have been together for approximately 2&1/2 years. We met at 41/42 respectively approximately 4 months after I had had a hysterectomy and pelvic reconstructive surgery with mesh. Despite many personal and professional challenges for both of us, we have remained together, become ...

Scared for My Brother

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, October 21st, 2013
I'm 17. My brother is 23. He has been diagnosed with depression since he was may 18 or younger. He sometimes has episodes that get worse and worse each and every time. One time it got so bad that he tried to commit suicide. ...

Emotional Abuse?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, October 20th, 2013
So my mom makes me feel bad about myself a lot. SHe loses her temper really easily and the other day she slapped me because of my "tone of voice". She said that I never learn so thats why she did it. She constantly ...

Severe Mood Swings

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, October 20th, 2013
When I was 20 I attempted suicide while intoxicated, was admitted into a 30 day inpatient treatment center was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder. I was on medication for a couple months and then conceived my daughter. I stopped taking all medications and have not continued ...