Archive for December, 2013

Can’t Trust Boyfriend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013
My boyfriend and I have been together almost a year. When we were together for about 4 months, my grandmother in a different state became ill and was in the hospital. My family and I went to see her for the weekend. While I ...

No One Will Help Me

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013
I don't know what to do. My name is Soren. I really, really think I'm depressed, but I've never gone to any doctor because I don't have any money. All I can think about is how much I want to kill myself, and I've tried ...

Stay or Go?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
I'm 43 and my boyfriend and I have been dating for 4+ years. He's 50 and never been married. On one hand, he's been wonderful. A loving, generous, thoughtful caregiver. Responsible, well rounded person, great sense of humor. On the ...

Health Problem and Career

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
Hi, I’m 23 yr. old female. I need your advise in dealing with my problems. A few months ago my ophthalmologist did a glaucoma test on my eyes. It revealed some retinal nerve defect, which my doc says, may be due to my high myopia ...

Should I Go Back to Therapy?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, December 23rd, 2013
When I was younger I was diagnosed with a Major Depressive Disorder and PTSD. Over the years it has changed and I feel like I'm on a constant rollercoaster. Though I am happy with my life and on an anti-depressant it does not stop me ...

Social Anxiety

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, December 23rd, 2013
I really don't know what to do. I can't handle all the things that come with being social, having friends; like texting with them, hanging out with them. I always think they will be mean to me, hurt me, etc. I always think they're mad ...

Empty Inside

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
I'm so empty inside. I can't ever sleep. I can't eat. I never have energy. I'm always thinking of things that hurt or have hurt me emotionally. I don't want to die but I never want to be part of this waking world. All I ...

Worried for Daughter’s Safety

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
My daughter(17) has been dating a boy for 11 months. The entire family loves him. He is polite and respectful and shows her love and tenderness. I would approve of her marrying this young man (nearly 18). Two days ago he told her that there ...

Wasting Time

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Saturday, December 21st, 2013
I am a third year history of art student (age 20) and started having difficulty with depression and anxiety near the end of high school. However recently i have been experiencing mental confusion, problems with memory and a headache when I talk to anyone. I believe ...

Boyfriend’s Changed

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, December 21st, 2013
My boyfriend and I have been together for a year an three months now. We currently live together and have been generally happy with each other. The only thing is that sometimes my boyfriend in the past use to call me names or be mean ...

Feeling Empty

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, December 20th, 2013
I am a mother of 2 kids. i now live with my parents and my hubby is also with me. I had left my job for the sake of my kids. I am feeling like nobody is there for me in this world. I am ...

Bad Thoughts

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, December 20th, 2013
Hello, I really need some help. I feel so desperate right now. For a very long time now, probably over a year, I have been having these really disgusting homicidal thoughts about my own mother. I absolutely hate the fact that I would even think ...
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