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My Partner Is Unable to Verbalize in Emotionally Charged Conversation, Despite Desperately Wanting To

Even in the absence of conflict, my partner is unable to engage in deep conversation or to express his thoughts and feelings verbally. This has caused multiple relationships to fail in his life and he desperately wishes that kind of communication was available to him. He is an amazing listener, very open-hearted and present, but cannot engage in two-sided conversation unless it’s small talk. He doesn’t understand why this is the case and has...
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Came Out on a LSD Trip, Changed My Life

I took a drug called LSD, a psychedelic drug and I “came out” on it, I hope you know what it means, and it causes my anxiety level to went sky high during the “trip” I sort of “died” during the trip and came back, I wasn’t really the drug type of person but somehow my friends manage to convinced me, I’ll tried to keep and it brief and short, even thought friends who...
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My Husband Is in Midlife Crisis and Left Us

From the : I am 51 and depressed because my husband is going thru his midlife crisis and left me and our 3 kids. What can I do and when is this midlife crisis going to end? He leaves me for another girl and lives life like he’s a teenager. His friends and family are urging and cheering him on for being a party guy. The woman he’s with is our old friend since...
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I Cannot Feel Anything

From Japan: Lately, I have lost interest in everything. I go to the gym, meet my friends, write stories, watch movies, go on dates, play games–basically, things that should trigger some emotions in me. Except I feel nothing. I think of them as something as a black-and-white movie, things I should do to have a “normal” life. Most of my friends are unaware, because I’m able to manipulate my expressions according to the situations....
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I Can’t Make Up My Mind about Seeing a Therapist

From a 39 year old woman in the : Should I see a therapist? I can’t make up my mind! First of all, here is my condition: 1) I suffer from severe depression and nervousness 2) Suffer from Social anxieties 3) am diabetic 4) Have high blood pressure I am a happy introvert, but my current problem is that I have no motivation at all for a long long time to do even basic...
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Anxiety/Depression Problems

From a teenager in the : About a year ago, I moved from Tennessee back to the state I was born in. It wasn’t until then, that I began to notice more and really start to understand why I have never felt normal. I believe I have some kind of Anxiety and/or Depression problem. I have yet to see a professional, but I plan on it soon. As of right now, I’m looking for...
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My Mom Is Depressed and I Want to Know How to Help

Thank you so much for looking at my problem.  Im very close with my mom and I love her so Lately she has been very sad and emotional (Not her period). My mom and dad don’t talk that much or see each other that much due to his work schedule of one permanent job and the other time working for his parents. He leaves the house at 4:30am even sometimes and doesn’t come home...
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Delusional? Different People Inside Me?

I’m not sure quite exactly what is wrong with me but I will try my best to explain. I feel different sometimes. Like a new person. Ussually, I am my happy self. When I am sad or angry, my mind shuts down leaving my face blank and my mind steaming with rage. However at night when I am alone I feel insane. I talk to myself about hurting people, about how no one will...
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Derealization?

I’m a 15 year-old male, and I’ve suffered from depression and anxiety for years. School is generally hard for me because of the social aspect and all of the stress involved, but recently nothing really seems really. It seems as if I’m in some surreal state of mind and there’s nothing I can do about it. I’ve never taken any anti-depressant or anxiety medications, and I’ve never done any form of drugs. I’ve lost...
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Abortion Changed Our Lives… What Now?

Back in April my live-in girlfriend of over 2 years and I went through with an abortion. Consequently, we drifted apart until the beginning of September, when she said she couldn’t do it anymore. The whole summer we were pretty much doing our own thing, trying haphazardly to cope with what happened.  I sank into a deep depression without even realizing it. I would numb my senses with alcohol and gambling on the daily. I...
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I Like Causing Others Emotional Pain

From a 13 year old girl in the Netherlands: As you can read from the title, I like causing others emotional pain. Especially boys. I like stringing them along, making them think I like or love them, just to completely stop talking to them, or just to tell them that I don’t. Everytime I meet a guy I just think about If I could play with them the way I wanted to. To have...
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