Ask the Therapist About Depression - Page 2

I Don’t Feel Any Emotions

I don’t understand why I feel the way I do. I’m either frustrated and angry or mellow and just not there. I don’t feel alive anymore. I feel like I’m living to just feel there but at the same time I don’t feel sad. I feel nothing. Today I feel nothing. What could it be? A: What is interesting is that you say you feel nothing, but your first sentence says you either “feel...
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Please, Please Help with My Depression

From India: hello sir/mam, I am an engineering student, it all started from diploma final year, now I have completed my diploma. I was a very funny and enjoying person, I studied very well and scored good marks. When I was in the last year of diploma, that is in 6th sem, I failed in a subject due to overconfidence, and then after everything changed, my one year was wasted and I couldn’t join...
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My Friend’s Parents Won’t Help

From the : One of my best friend’s has depression. He doesn’t hide it anymore, and has expressed to his parents and friends that he wants help. We’re only 16, so we really can’t do that much on our own, but his parents are adamant against letting him get treated. After he tried to kill himself, they took him to a therapist or something, but they refuse to prescribe him to any anti-depressants. He...
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My Life Feels like It Has Been Messed Up Since the Beginning

From a teen guy in the : I have had what one would call a rough life. Recently my step-dad and mom have been fighting and it’s becoming almost everyday. And I am scared about what’s going to happen. I’ve already ended up being abused in my step-grandmother’s house. Then was stuck in a hallway and slept in a sleeping bag where I would go to school smelling like mildew and ammonia. I have...
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Depressed and Feel I Am Not for this World

It has been more than a year now , I feel alone, depressed, don’t feel like talking to anyone, just like to be alone. Also have been too much emotional these days. I don’t have any girl friend or even a person who cares for me , except my mother, in my entire life. This all has started because I cant see my mother not getting respect from my father after staying with him...
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Resentful about Move

My husband and I met in 2006 and married in 2010. In 2011 we decided to take the spontaneous leap to move to a big city which was always a huge dream of mine. The agreement was we’d live there 3-5 years and if we didn’t like it we’d leave. Without jobs we started our new adventure. I ended up falling in love with the city and landing a job that I felt proud...
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Depressed and Need Help. Don’t Want to Hurt Myself.

I am the youngest in our small family of 4. The oldest memory that I have is my mom and my drunk dad fighting. My dad has been a drunkard all through his life. He never really earned too much, just enough to buy his alcohol or clear out old debts (at times) so he could take new ones at the time of need. My mother has been financially independent. She has been the...
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I Have Trouble Functioning

From the : I lose track of time……I cant focus on one thing at a time…I go from one topic to another then back to an earlier a few minutes…all everyday tasks seem overwhelming….then if I get one done its such a big wonder why it seemed such a big deal. Im a big procastinator because everything seems overwhelming. I feel like a zombie sometimes. I stay home only go out because...
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Post Breakup Depression

I met a woman online in Norway, we emailed for 4 months, our emails became intimate, she ended up flying to Florida to be with me for 17 days. On the 4th day, she told me she had no feelings for me, then a day later she said she wanted to be alone, I left her at her hotel and went home, an hour later she called and I went back to see her,...
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How to Support a Depressed Boyfriend

I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. He has recently come into some hard times.  He lost his job, was forced to move back home, and has been faced with mounting financial debt.  He broke things off briefly because he said he needed to focus on himself while he was dealing with these issues.  While I felt hurt, he made the right decision.  A few days after breaking it off, he...
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Homicidal Thoughts

Ever since I was 10, I have been experiencing homicidal thoughts. They just keep getting worse, and I’m scared that thoughts will become actions. I have enjoyed horror films and shows since I was very young, but I always knew that killing was bad. Now, it’s all I think about. I dream of torturing and murdering random people in gory and grotesque ways. I very much enjoy the feeling I get, but at the...
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A Brief Explanation of What I Feel/What Disorders I Believe I Have

Hello! I’m mostly writing this to get feedback on issues I think I might have; I have suspicions. Sometimes I wake up with a knot in my stomach for no reason, or have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, and have trouble keeping calm in public (I’m more than certain I have generalized anxiety and depression – irritability, nervousness, sluggishness, upset stomach/nausea, panic in public situations). I’ve come out of an abusive...
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