Archives for April, 2014

Why Does My Friend Pretend to Be Sick?

From Kenya: My friend and I have known each other for the past 9 years and she has been such a good friend in all other ways expect the part where she pretends to be too sick. i hate being a bad friend but am becoming impatient with her. she pretend to a points she looks like she is about to die. I am just fed up. what should i do? A: Have you...
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My Boyfriend has Confessed to Cheating

From the : I’m 8 months pregnant and my boyfriend has confessed to cheating on me. Its been going on for at least 4 months. I have agreed to take him back and forgive but now he says he doesn’t believe I want to be with him. He thinks I just don’t want the other woman to have him – who by the way is in a relationship. I asked him if the tables...
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Bipolar Wife

My wife is bipolar…no doubt. all symptoms have been displayed for years now. She refuses to acknowledge the problem for more than a few days. usually after a dramatic episode that leaves the children traumatized. but that fails. Won’t go to a doctor. won’t consider treatment or meds. I on my own and have to care for two young children. I have no idea what resources…effective…results are available. I don’t want to call...
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How Do I Move On?

From the : 7 years ago I fell head over heels for my kids father. before the kids and I came along he was with his girlfriend for 18+years that he cheated on with me. We had two little girls. After being told that I was the one and I was gonna be the one he will married, he couldn’t picture me being with someone else other then him. Like any women I fell...
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Constant Desire for Excitement to Deal with the Emptiness Inside Me

For as long as I can remember, I have felt nothing. I feel completely empty inside. This persistent feeling is almost like a pain inside of me that I can only numb by putting myself in situations that give me a rush. I’ve spent most of my life trying to fit in, which I’m very good at, but lately I’ve been having trouble pretending to be like everyone else. I don’t emotionally respond to...
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Fear of Taking Meds and of Schizophrenia

Hey guys, so today I went to see a psychiatrist for the first time and I told her about all my fears and insecurities especially my fear of schizophrenia. I told her my fear of schizophrenia at least 5 different times and each and every time she told me I don’t have it,then she went on to prescribe Wellbutrin and klonopin she told me to try this and she’ll see me in 1 month....
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I Can’t Trust Mental Health Professionals

There was an incident about a year ago, short after New Year’s Eve. It’s strange to talk about it, I feel guilty actually. A friend was over who had mental health issues, he had lost his job and didn’t pay his bills anymore and startend driving fast. I haven’t noticed his issues earlier, because I’ve been in a lot of stress myself, having an important surgery shortly after that and writing exams. But on...
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Is Something Wrong with My Daughter?

From the : My daughter is 3, turning 4 in September. Sometimes when we tell her no, raise our voices towards her, or sometimes for reasons we just can’t figure out…she will start crying uncontrollably. It isn’t a tantrum or a fit, she’s not screaming or kicking. She just cries and sobs and needs to be held. She can’t or won’t tell us what’s wrong, she just says “I don’t know”. We’ll run through...
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Is It Really Anxiety, Panic Disorder & Bipolar?

I’m a 21 year old female I’ve had anxiety fir all my life i can remember as a child going around the house checking everyones pulse while they were sleeping i had it under control until an std scare after that i start having panic attacks everyday at least twice a day thrn i got a sinus infection i googled my symptoms and immediately thought stroke i was sure that u was going too...
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Having Issues with Confidence and Security with Myself

I’m a 23 year old and I’m currently suffering from depression, social anxiety, low-self esteem, low confidence, and I’ve been smoking marijuana. To be stated, I’m currently away from home and attending university. In the past i have also been concerned with what other think about me, and strived to be adored by others. I have constantly tried to seek the attention of others through complaining about my life, (which in true reality there...
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I Have Uncontrollable Anger Toward My Mother

From Paris: I have an abandonment issue, my mother used to ignore me since childhood to adulthood, she preferred paying attentions to my brothers instead. Now I’m an adult, and my brothers have had enough of her attention, she’s turning her attention to me: always telling me to pay attention to my body, always giving critics to everything I do. Now, whenever she starts talking to me, I have this uncontrollable and sudden anger,...
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