Archives for Anxiety

Is It Possible I Don’t Have Schizophrenia?

Every time I go to a psychiatrist they say I have schizophrenia. However, I’ve been diagnosed with a lot of other things. The disorders include: generalized anxiety disorder, schizoid personality disorder, major depression, OCD, and a phobia of driving. OCD has recently been taken off of my “#8221; I’m either a lot “sicker” than I realize or something is off about all these diagnoses. I actually agree with most of them, except for schizophrenia....
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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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I Think I’m a Sociopath

I’m 15 years old, I’m not sure though. I have felt very souless to others, I felt no sympthy or empthy what’s so ever. I alway’s thought of terrible things to some people. I lie, only at times that I don’t have the time to explain. I lie at times that I just have to get at what I want. I done manipulation to others. I need help, but I don’t think my mother...
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I Upset My Parents

Hi. I recently had an argument with my parents, and I was very upset, so I decided to text a friend about it. Needless to say, I vented. The friend I texted doesn’t really have a good reputation with my parents, and they really don’t trust her. So tonight, my mother asked to see my phone, so I gave it to her, and she changed the setting like she said she was going to,...
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My Girlfriend’s Parents Are Crazy

I’m a lesbian and have been with my gf for quite a while now. Recently her dad kicked her out of the house and forced her to live with her grandmother. She doesn’t have her phone any more and is no longer aloud to come to school. Her parents have quite a huge problem with me even though I’ve been nothing but nice to them. Currently I have no clue where my girlfriend is,...
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How to Cope with My Issues?

Hi, I took multiple online test for anxiety, depression, and bipolar. The anxiety came out extremely high, and I already know I have crazy anxiety issues. The depression came out high, so as the bipolar. I am also suicidal. The only friend I have is my dad so he is the only person I can see if he can get me a therapist. I have no other family. But the issue is, he jokes...
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I Know There Is Something Wrong

From an 18 year old woman in the : I used to be a talkative outgoing person that would communicate with others and had the ability of making friends. My freshman year in high school I had the most friends. I talked to a lot of people had great energy. I was happy most of the time and would be myself with my friends. I had the best of times. My sophomore year I...
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Was I Wrong?

My daughter (9 yr old) was out playing with her friends a block away from our house. It turned pm. I went to get her but her friends said she wasn’t with them. I looked for her in the neighborhood for another 30 mins and couldn’t find her. It was getting dark so I panicked and called the police. In the meantime my husband was also looking for her. He found her and...
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Dealing with Failure

Hi, I have suffered a lot of failures back to back in a short space of time (3 years). I now feel hopeless. I am lost and my life is drifting. I would like to know what practical steps I can take to re-engage with the world and to form dreams/goals again and to start trying to achieve them. I had a great job and life but I had to give it all up...
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Falling Out of Love and Loosing a Friend

I have been with my husband for 7 years. We work great together, sometimes it feels like I married my best friend. However, after having a long distance relationship for about one year I find that my feelings for him are starting to fade. I am afraid that I am falling out of love. I still enjoy talking to him over Skype, but I don’t really miss him. However, he seems to miss me...
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I’m Having Guilty Thoughts

Hi, Recently I’ve been dealing with intrusive thoughts and anxiety, but this is another matter. However, one thing giving tremendous guilt is that I’ve recently remembered some thoughts I had during puberty. During this time when I was probably around 13 or 14, I was very horny all of the time. I would get turned on by almost any female. What is giving me guilt is that there were a few occasions that even...
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Boyfriend Doesn’t Believe in Me

When my boyfriend and I started dating, things were wonderful. He accepted me for “me”, was non-judgmental, etc. One day he asked about my past. He had been married for most of his adult life, whereas I have never been married. I proceeded to tell him that I went to clubs from time to time when I was younger. He asked about my sexual past. I was honest and answered truthfully. He then began...
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