Archives for January, 2014

Obsessed with Perfection

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 that if i stumbled on a word, tripped over something or made another teeny little mistake that day would be ruined & i would have to start “being perfect”...
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Is This Normal?

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 determination over the Internet. The inner voice that you have referred to, may be a form of negative self-talk and it’s quite common among people with depression or low self-esteem....
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Slacker Housemate Ruining Friendship

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 in 7 months. I feel over whelmed by his mess and irresponsible nature. I cry almost every day in the house. When i ask him to move out or...
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Excessive Drinking Causing Trouble

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 my husband. I know I would NEVER do it when sober, and I KNOW I haven’t ever had sex , but I will recall boys around me in the...
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I Imagine Killing People

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 hands I don’t want to hurt my boyfriend and it’s not just him I have theses visions about I had one where I was visiting my doctor and I...
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Learning Disability?

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 all through high school and was diagnosed with ADD in my early childhood. Now as an adult there are things I am noticing that I have substantial trouble...
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Constantly Irritated

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 mad and I react poorly. I cant help but feeling irritated all the time by small but many issues. home work etc… i have had many diagnosis and some...
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Uncomfortable Symptoms

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 it kept saying that same thing. After the funeral my grandma was saying something about not being able to bring her back now. I prayed to God that she...
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Parents Never Listen

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 want my parents to listen to me and give me a chance to talk. A: Thank you for your email. I would schedule a time to talk to...
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What Kind of Help Do I Need?

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 sex, smoking marijuana, disobeying all sorts of stuff. This past year I went through a really hard relationship that caused insecurities, doubt, and depression. Just last month, at my...
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Is My Boyfriend Using Me?

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 now has a diploma and he could be working! The thing is, we’ve hit a rough patch when we learned that his residency was refused and that he has...
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I Feel Like I’m a Waste of a Human Being

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 a long time ago. It started in the first grade. I was very low then. I remember praying to God that I would die. I took pride in never...
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