Archives for November, 2013

Depressed but Haven’t Sought Help

Okay so for as long as I can remember I’ve had times we’re I would be really depressed sometimes. It started to become noticeable with my parents that I would ditch my friends and stay home and sleep. But I am not always that depressed, sometimes I like to go out and have fun with the few friends I do have, the thing is when I do go out we usually drink and it...
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My Boyfriend and I Handle Money Differently

My boyfriend has said that I’m stingy a couple of times now and I just wanted a second opinion because I disagree. I’ve been with him for a year and it seems we have different approaches to handling money which is beginning to irritate me. He earns about 800 pounds more than me a month but is going through a divorce and has to pay child maintenance for his daughter, which I know is...
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Medication, Counseling or Both?

I’m 16 and I have been dealing with anxiety for a few years now. I have ADHD and a heart condition called POTS. Neither of which are life threatening. I am concerned about my anxiety because the older I get, the more it interferes with my daily life. I have frequent mild anxiety attacks including shaking and sometimes vomiting. I am usually irritable and especially in situations I find stressful. It’s starting to affect...
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Anxious Over the Uncontrollable

In the past, I was always an ambitious individual that worked hard towards school and managed to get good grades. Even though I wasn’t particularly interested in a subject, I still managed to put all of my effort in to receive a great mark. However, now that I have been launched into the “real world” I am finding it harder to stay motivated and put all of my effort into work that I don’t...
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Vivid Thoughts of Death

I know soo many people have asked this question but it doesn’t help me, I want to kill people, see them die in my arms. I want to stab them to death or torture them until they beg for it. I have nowhere to go, I live in the most normal city ever. I hear voices and I hallucinate every once in a while. I constantly feel like someone is watching me. Some nights...
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Is Talking to Myself a Problem?

I’m 15 and an avid movie goer, and I also enjoy watching all kinds of TV shows and anime. Whenever a character’s personality strikes me as being interesting or cool, I have the urge to copy him/her. I’ll be in my room repeating the same things they say and saying it the same way. I also reply myself using multiple accents at once and pretend its a conversation. I do realise I am doing...
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Mistrustful Fiance

This is crazy because i have been with my Fiance for four years and engaged for two. In the beginning of the relationship with Fiance I had just broke off a previous relationship with someone else and the ex didn’t want to let me go so he would constantly call my phone and was bothering me. My fiance was getting really upset so I changed my phone number, moved in with him and started...
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Self-Esteem Issue

HI there. I have a dental practice and have been practicing for 18 years now. My problem is that my self esteem is not what it needs to be. To such and extent that I feel apprehensive about marketing my practice/name to the community. There are many opportunities that pass me by because I do not have the confidence to act on a result my practice and its growth suffers I am on...
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Can I Learn to be a More Nurturing Person?

Since I can remember, I have had an awful relationship with my mother. I have never really felt love from her, only resentment. I think it May have something to do with the fact that she hates my father for no reason. Anyway in all my adult relationships I have not been able to connect to the other person emotionally. I’ve never seen my mom be a nurturing or caring person and I fear...
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Trauma Following Mother’s Death

My childhood was pretty rocky; there was lots of moving around, my father was involved in dangerous illegal operations that often put us in traumatizing situations, so once my mother passed it felt like a lot of emotions I had tried really hard to let go of and control came spilling over into my life again. After she died I felt like a very critical part of me died with her. I have a...
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My Boyfriend Cheated on Me

My boyfriend and I have been dating for 6 years. I currently live abroad going to medical school and he lives in Houston, we have been the long distance for 3 years. My parents have always been overprotective and don’t agree with our relationship and this has bothered my boyfriend this whole time but I always tells him it’s gonna get fixed. This summer he was very upset I was with my family the...
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Is This Emotional Abuse?

Hi, I am 15 and I’m currently in a bad situation with my mom. We fight a lot, and I just can not control my anger. We argue back and forth, cursing, etc. She told me that she wished that she could drop me off in the pond and let me drown. She has similar things like this in the past( once she said that she wishes that I weren’t her daughter. I’ve said...
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