Archives for September, 2014

I’m Having Trouble Making Friends

From the : So, i started high school freshman year 3 days ago, and I have made 0 friends. Before this, I went to an extremely small private school and this year I am in a giant public high school. Anyway, my mom told me that plenty of students also didn’t know each other. I know she was just trying to make me feel better, but she is terribly wrong. EVERYONE, even the shy...
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Hallucinations & Social Withdraw

I have been experiencing hallucinations for a little more that a year. I am 20 now, and have been experiencing a lot of stress due to school-what I had thought to be a potential cause. I had considered talking to someone about it but it seems to be too much of a risk. Another symptom that has struck me recently is my inability to handle social situations, I find myself wanting to be alone...
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I’m Really Mean to Boyfriend

My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 years. For the past 2-3 years I have been really mean to him and I constantly hit him. He’s been telling me that I need to control that and stop. But I cant seem to. Something just comes over me and I am angry. The smallest things trigger my anger. Like we just moved in our own house and he doesn’t do anything. I get...
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Fear of Interacting

Hello. I used to be known as a spirited and quick witted person, but now I am afraid to go outside or talk to people who I know I will have to see again. I have many physical issues because of my fears. For one,my heart races almost immediately at the sound of an alarm clock,on the subway and many other instances. I’m forgetting everything. I feel like i’m a dead girl in this...
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I Keep Dreaming about My Therapist

From : I don’t seem to be able to stop dreaming about my therapist. I am having a bit of a tough time at the moment and she is away but every night for the last 4 nights I am having dreams with her in them. The dreams are not sexual but usually odd and when she is there I feel comforted by her presence but then when I realise what is happening I...
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Wanting to Rape

I am a 32-year-old man and I am suffering from severe depression, dissociative disorder, PTSD from physical and sexual abuse and anxiety disorder. I have noticed that I have been drinking a lot since I began dissociating and losing time. Once I drink I dissociate and I am ready for anything, apparently. I have an obsession with raping women. Let me tell you that I am transgender and born female and have been raped...
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Hurt by Daughter’s Lack of Disclosure

My daughter was date raped six years ago. She did not tell anyone at the time. Last week she told my sister and wrote about it on her blog. As her mother I feel hurt that she did not take me aside and tell me. Am I wrong? (age 55, from ) A: You aren’t wrong, but neither is she. I can understand why you are hurt. You are her mother, and no matter how...
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Imaginary Friend that Is Real

Hi have lots of problems in my life, Since my divorce I’ve been hearing voices for 11 years and sometimes getting to this stage where I don’t know if I’m a sleep or not and scary things happen, but my problem is I have this friend that no one else can see but me and we talk a lot and I see him and feel him. He helps me from my other voices that...
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My Step Kids Hate Me

From the : I am married and living with 6 step kids ranging in age from 5-18. I have done all I can to be a good step parent. Their mother makes it very hard because she does not discipline the kids nor does she teach them respect for anyone. She speaks terribly of myself and their dad in front of them and always puts them in the middle of arguments to act as...
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Fear of Relationships

From Lithuania. Hello, I am a 21 year old student. I’ve been suffering from anxiety disorder, social phobia and have been taking antidepressants (escitalopram) for several years now (I had a small break,about a half year, but at the beginning of the first study year in other city my anxiety level very increased). I started to take drugs because of insomnia and high anxiety level. Time to time, I visit a psychiatrist. I had...
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