Archives for January, 2014 - Page 2

I’m Afraid I’m Might Have Pedophilia

Hi, I’m 16 and female and I really afraid that I might have pedophilia. Disturbing thoughts keep popping into my head and they freak me out. I keep researching about pedophilia but none of it tells me if I have pedophilia. And I can’t talk to my family about this because of family history. I try to stop the thoughts from happening but they don’t stop. And I don’t think I’m aroused by children...
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Grief Over Best Friend’s Death

At the end of June, my best friend of 30 years passed away suddenly. She went to the ER not feeling well on a Monday and died on Wednesday due to liver failure. It was a catastrophic shock to me, my boyfriend, and our close circle of friends. She had MD and had been confined to a wheelchair for the last five years. She and her husband had been married for twenty years but...
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My Mom Doesn’t Like My Girlfriend

I’m 21 and me and my girlfriend have been dating for a couple of years. Recently my girlfriend stayed over at my house for a few days. This is not the first time she has stayed over or met my parents, but after she left my mom started asking for my plans of our relationship. I sensed something was wrong and eventually found out that my mom does not like my girlfriend. When I...
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Schizophrenia or Isolated Incident?

Hello, I’ve been diagnosed with depression since I was about 16 years old and I have dealt with the problem on and off again for the last 7 years. When I was 18 years old, my father was murdered and my family was emotionally devastated. I wasn’t close to my dad but I felt the impact it had on my family, before the people responsible were found and arrested, my family and I became...
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Boyfriend’s Mom is Ridiculous

My boyfriends mom hasn’t made me feel welcomed in the family and makes me feel like I don’t belong or that she doesn’t like me. She also tries pushing her religion on both of us and she always gives me dirty looks and likes always seeing what I’m wearing to make sure its not to provocative. On Christmas, I was wearing one of my new outfits for dinner and she was invited to eat...
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I’m in a relationship with a married man

I am in a relationship with a married man for 7 years. he has no intention of leaving his family and a part of me don’t want to be a home wrecker. Saying that a part of me also wants him to leave her. He is not happy,according to him. But what i noticed that when he is with me we enjoy each other and when he is with his family he is enjoying...
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Sleepless & On Edge – Just Insomnia?

I started being angry with my husband for stupid reasons and very distracted at work. Then, I started not sleeping – for last 2 weeks not more than 1-2 h- I just suddenly stopped sleeping. I have been feeling constantly on edge and have been having moments where I feel as if I smoked pot (but haven’t in years). Sleeping pills are not working well. What is going on? A. It’s unclear what is...
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Depressed Teen

I’m 13. I’ve been diagnosed with Depression. Something I’ve been told I’ve had since I was seven. I’m thirteen now, and am currently on anti-depressants and sleeping tablets. I feel as though they are not helping me. If anything they are making me feel worse. My life seems to be on the up now, compared to how it was but my moods and feelings and actions are worse than before. I’m continuously angry and...
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Lovers First, Friends Later

I met my girlfriend two months ago in October. We fell in love at first sight as it was a blind date. We kissed on the first date and we were heavily infatuated from then on. We tried very hard to not sleep together but it just happened. She stayed over a lot at my house and we did a lot together. I fell deeper in love with her and so too did she...
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Do I Really Want to Know?

I recently found out that my boyfriend of almost a year cheated on me. It was premediated and he says it only happened once. I had a mental breakdown and had to be put on medication (Effexor) to cope with it. I do not want him in my life and did not continue the relationship. I am moving on slowly and it has been quite difficult. I am suffering with obsessive thoughts about how...
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Middle-Aged and Still Bulimic

I am 51 years old and I have had an eating disorder since high school. I have been in therapy in the past for about 14 years tried many meds injured myself, and now I am leveled off, living on my own raising a son and him successful. I have been out of therapy. I have not been in therapy since 2007. I say I am a non practicing bulimic. But it still runs...
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