Author Archive for Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D.

I’m Having Trouble Getting Rid of My Dead Pet

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
I had a kitten die about 5 months ago.  Since it was late at night my friend's mom said to wrap him up and put him in the freezer until the next morning.  I did this but haven't felt right about throwing him away or "getting ...

I Feel As Though I Hate Everything

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, October 8th, 2009
Lately I've been feeling Irritated all day, i strongly hate people, people I've never met. Sometimes because of how they look, sometimes because of how they act. I look at the world around me, and feel as though i will never be happy, because of ...

Something Is Wrong Inside Me!

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009
It's very complicated, but I'll try to explain as best as I can, because I desperately want to know what is wrong with me. I am sad. All the time. I feel lonely, and needy. I loathe myself. I purposely push myself away from others, before ...

Depression and Anxiety

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Monday, September 21st, 2009
I am having alot of troubles of letting the past go and forgiving. My husband got addicted to pain pills and did alot of hurtful stuff to me during that time. Now i can not trust him and feel hurt about what he has done ...

I Don’t Believe In God; How Do I Tell My Parents?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Friday, September 11th, 2009
"God" has never done anything for me. I may go to a catholic school, however that is just for the better education. I just started becoming an atheist last month, and now I am sticking to it. My parents are huge religious people, and they ...

My Divorce Is Affecting My Current Relationship

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Saturday, September 5th, 2009
I'm currently nearing the end of a divorce and have been dating someone for almost a year now through it all.  She has "accepted" the situation fairly well up until recently.  We still talk and see each other but she's unsure if she wants to ...

Anxiety about getting robbed and murdered

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, August 27th, 2009
I have Bipolar Disorder and some anxiety issues that cause panic attacks when I get overwhelmed by people, noises, stress, worrying, etc. For some reason, I always think I am going to be harmed. When I was little I couldn't watch the news because I ...

Recurrence of panic and depression I had when I was in college

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
I started a new job, which is requiring relocation to the NYC area (where I am originally from).  It is a two-year assignment, after which I will retire. Once I started doing the new job (have not moved yet), I began having the same symptoms I ...

Something is wrong with me

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Thursday, August 13th, 2009
For years now, it seems like the same thing has been happening. At random times, mostley at night, I will find myself in a panic. I lock myself in the bathroom and hysterically cry at almost anything. When this happens, I feel as if I ...

I Can’t Stop Suffering After Breaking Up With My Girlfriend

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
Well, i'm 16. I have just came out of a horrible, horrible breakup, and I can't surpass the enormous amount of pain... I still love her, and I can't forget her. She says she has already forgotten me ( we broke up 3 weeks ago). In ...

Horrible, Manipulative Behavior and Lies, Lies, Lies

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Monday, August 10th, 2009
I'm a mom of a 6 y.o., and stepmom to a9 y.o. with ADHD, and a 7 y.o. who is violent, short tempered and manipulative. He hsa no problem with lying on a daily basis. His mother is a drug addict and prostitute.He is not ...

Confusion, Contradicting Thoughts?

By Diana L. Walcutt, Ph.D. on Sunday, August 2nd, 2009
I've been having a pretty hard time in life for the past year or two. I don't know how to start this at all but basically I constantly contradict myself or cannot make up my mind. Like for a few days I'll be happy and ...