Archives for Anger Management

Paranoid Girlfriend

I want to learn how to deal with my female friend that has a paranoid disorder. My girlfriend is undiagnosed. However, displays every symptom of the paranoid personality disorder. I was searching for an explanation as to why she has gotten worse in her paranoia. It has turned into a love-hate relationship. I know that my responses to her are wrong because things only escalate. I will not confess to things I didn’t do...
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Help for My Teenage Brother

My brother is 18 years old, has no interest in studies and is trapped in company of bad people. He became disobedient of my parents and steals money and other things from home. We are feeling so helpless to tackle this issue. Even my parents never deal with him with strictness, rather they are still polite with him when he disobeys. We are trying our best to compromise with him but the situation is...
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I Have to Choose Between My Family and My Boyfriend

From the : I am writing to you because the animosity between my family and my boyfriend has been taken to the next level and even involved the police. My dad and brother have always disliked my boyfriend because they think he is disrespectful and irresponsible. My mom loves him because she sees the sweetheart side of him and knows how happy he makes me. Recently, my boyfriend and I got in a fight,...
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Psychotic Episodes at Night?

Since I was younger child I recall having a weird episode at night that distracts me from sleeping; this involves surges of anger throughout my body. However I feel incredibly numb physically, and heavy in all of my body. To cope with this, when younger, I would kick and scream in my bed until I finally would “pass out” (or fall asleep without intending to.) Now, I harm myself through punching, scratching, cursing at...
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My Boyfriend Yells and Cusses at Me When Something Goes Wrong

So I’ve been dating my boyfriend for almost 2 years now. We recently bought a house! He’s an amazing guy, perfect in fact, until he gets mad! Well when he gets stressed or something doesn’t go his way or something goes wrong, he screams so loud and cusses at me even though I didn’t do anything! He acts like a crazy person! It scares me! It can be so little as in the dog is...
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Jealous of Brother and His Wife

My brother and his wife dated, traveled the world, and lived together for 8 years before marriage while doing their studies, all unknown to my parents. At the same time they got married, I got into my first relationship, which remains to this day, a long distance one, with us occasionally meeting once in a few months under parental supervision. It has been the most difficult 3 years, I cannot even begin to explain...
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My Stepfather Causes Me to Hate Home Life

For the last couple of years, since my mom and step-dad married, he has been treating my siblings and me badly. I’m the oldest, being 16, and I have a younger sister who is 12,and a younger brother who is only a little over a year old. My step-dad gets up in my face quite often yelling and screaming. Other family members and my friends have witnessed it. No one in my family likes...
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I’m Having a Particularly Bad Day

From the : I’m having a particularly bad day. For the last week I’ve felt great. When I woke up this morning I had raging anger. I’m also having motivational issues. I have a family, but I can barely take care of myself. My husband recently lost his job also. I’m trying to find a therapist to replace my retired one but need some coping techniques until a therapist is established. A: It sounds...
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My Brother Won’t Seek Help for His Mental Illness

From the : My brother is 19 years old and is currently living with me and my parents, he was in college but soon left due to his view of our financial issue. He claims he’s severely depressed and has outbursts a couple days per week, sometimes more. During these outbursts he rants about his mental condition, attacks my and my families insecurities and lifestyles, and even sometimes becomes violent over them. He even...
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How Can I Make Sure I Do Not Accidentally Say the Wrong Name?

In my current relationship, there are a lot of issues stemming from my past marriage, issues that cause my wife insecure feelings and feelings of being ‘the second one’. About a year ago I referred to our cat by the wrong name — calling it the name of my ex wife’s cat. This hurt my wife, because to her it felt like the cat, and she herself, was interchangeable. I heard that it hurt...
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Sometimes I Get the Urge to Hurt Other People

Sometimes, normally when I’m with a small amount of people (1-5) my hands will start to sweat and tingle a little on the inside. They feel itchy but I can’t scratch the itch away. I will get a similar feeling in my abdomen. I start to feel that the only way to get the feeling to stop is to hurt someone but I know it’s wrong so I try to hold back. Sometimes it’s...
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