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Archive for January, 2014

Obsessed with Perfection

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, January 31st, 2014
I need help on how to stop being obsessed with being perfect. I've felt like this since i was younger, 6 or 7 years old. I'm 16 now. But it really took over my life when i was around 12 years old. it would be ...

Is This Normal?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Friday, January 31st, 2014
During the day (even at school) I have a voice in my head. It tells me things like ; worthless, ugly, awful, not good enough etc. Is this normal? A. You might be experiencing depression but I don't have enough information to make that ...

Slacker Housemate Ruining Friendship

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, January 30th, 2014
I moved into a house with a friend, who was supposed to set up an office in the house. He went through a breakup and a depression, and has not since worked. He has nowhere else to stay, but he hasn't contributed to the bills ...

Excessive Drinking Causing Trouble

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Recently I have been suffering a lot of guilt, and paranoia. every now and then I will go out for a friends birthday, or hens... and I will drink and black out. I have a horrible fear that I have done something like cheat on ...

I Imagine Killing People

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
I keep imagining that am killing people I can see it in my head how I want to do it and with what one vision was stabbing my boyfriend with a knife from the kitchen and I could feel and smell the blood on my ...

Learning Disability?

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Hello, I am writing because I have a suspicion that I may have some sort of mental disability or learning disability but I don't know how to go about researching or finding out. Iv always had a hard time with self motivation and procrastination. I struggled ...

Constantly Irritated

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Please help!!! Im struggling in my current relationship and my anger is causing me to push my spouse away. Im not physically violent but have the tendency to scream at my spouse and sometimes punch objects and slam things. certain things just really make me ...

Uncomfortable Symptoms

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
The first time I remember the voice inside my head was right before my great grandma died. I heard someone say that my great grandma might die soon. The voice said, "I hope she dies" and I kept thinking no I don't mean that but ...

Parents Never Listen

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, January 27th, 2014
My parents never listen to me and they don’t understand the things I go through. And they are always judging who I hangout with. I’m a dating a real amazing guy who I deeply love. My parents are judging him before they even meet him really ...

What Kind of Help Do I Need?

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, January 27th, 2014
I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression about 2 years ago due to a stressful and unhealthy relationship and living environment. Within the next two years I've been on and off medication to treat it. I've done wreckless and crazy things like sneaking out, having ...

Is My Boyfriend Using Me?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, January 26th, 2014
My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 months and we've met through a dating website 8 months ago. He lives in the same city as I, but he's originally from Tunisia. He came in Canada four years ago as a student and he ...

I Feel Like I’m a Waste of a Human Being

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Sunday, January 26th, 2014
I always felt like I was supposed to die. A long time ago. But somehow fate got mixed up and I kept on living. Now there is no plan for me and I don't fit in the grand scheme of things. I've been bullied horribly ...
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