Anxiety Articles

Why Does My Family Quarrel?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
From India: Hello doctor, I am the eldest daughter in the family.my father is a business man,mother is a house wife.i have two younger sisters.totally we are 5 in the house.there are disputes in the family every time since my childhood between father and mother.as the ...

I Should Be Smiling

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Dear Doctor, I am with the love of my life and we are two peas in a pod, yet lately I have become so angry, rude, and sad for no reason I am afraid I am making it very hard for him to be happy. Our ...

Problems with Emotions, Sad and Have Breakdowns Sometimes for No Reason

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Monday, July 21st, 2014
Ever since I was around 14 I'be gone through weeks of depression and sometimes feel as if someone died but there really isn't anything to be sad about. Other days I'm great and the depression is suddenly gone. Some days I'll have extreme anxiety and ...

Intrusive Thoughts and OCD

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, July 21st, 2014
For the last few months, I've had constant sexual intrusive thoughts and they have been driving me crazy. They've caused me so much anxiety and I started seeing a therapist about a lot of the issues that I've struggled with. It's helped me get through ...

My Wife Is Very Upset about Cleanliness

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Sunday, July 20th, 2014
From Singapore: My 43 yrs old wife is upset whenever we talk about cleanliness. Based on a therapist here, she says it is not OCD, but attributed to my wife's upbringing and values. For example: my wife gets upset whenever she sees the in-laws coming ...

I Feel Like I’m Losing My Mind

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Saturday, July 19th, 2014
I cant controll almost never ending racing thoughts alot of them can be very violentother times its paranoia about different things like im realy starting to beive my co workers are plotting against meand my emotions can change in minute to days from ican literraly ...

Step-Daughter Is Afraid of Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Friday, July 18th, 2014
My step-daughter said she is afraid of me. I know I am stricter than anyone else in her life and that when I raised my voice at my bio children she didn't like it. I do not hit her but if she throws a fit ...

My Dad Is Cheating

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Thursday, July 17th, 2014
A month ago I saw my dad's phone messages where open and there was messages to a lady that was not my mother that where dirty and about sex. I talked to my dad about it but he said that it was not true. I ...

I Feel Depressed and Moody

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Thursday, July 17th, 2014
From Serbia: I'm a 23 years old male virgin with lots of depression and sorrow inside me. I never had sex and actually never been in a real relationship. Always felt like the girls that liked me aren't good enough for me, but the ones ...

Jealous of Husband’s Sister

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
How can I deal with my jealousy to my husband's relationship to his sister? We’ve been married for about 20 years with a daughter. We’ve been recovering from couple crisis caused by my husband’s attempts of cheating me. Seemingly everything was going better between us. But I’ve ...

I’m Not Sure About My Sexual Orientation

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
From the U.K.: Lately i have had a crush on this guy at school, today this boy started a fight on him for no reason and my crush won- it totally turned me on. But ive also been fantasising about katy perry and other pretty ...

Transgender Issues

By Holly Counts, Psy.D. on Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
I know it's a bit of a cliché, but for as long as I can remember, I have felt very different. As a child, I didn't have many friends, and could not really relate very well to others around me. Aside from this, ...
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