Archives for Eating Disorders

Difficulty Developing Feelings

Simply put, I can’t develop any romantic feelings for people. There’s some things I feel I should share for the sake of context: I’m capable of sexual attraction — I am bisexual, and while it has been the cause of some stress during puberty I don’t feel like it has been a significant factor in my problem. I used to be able to develop these feelings in my early/mid teens. I experienced 4 crushes on males...
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Should I Tell about Friend’s Eating Disorder?

From the : I recently because aware that my friend (who is 17) has an eating disorder, where they often cause themselves to throw up. I was wondering how much information I can share about their issue, and how they can seek help, with my therapist without them being required to tell my friends parents immediately. I understand the need for their parents to know, I just want to know what I can share...
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I Can’t Figure Out What’s Wrong with Me

I have been diagnosed with depression and have seen therapists before. I don’t have a bad life but I am bad at handling stress. I will have panic attacks over minuscule things like homework and am anxiety prone. I will cry for almost no reason and in a second, be fine. I have really excited feelings and very very low feelings but they are not far apart like in bipolar disorder. They are within...
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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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Overeating

I don’t know why, but I literally feel like I have to be eating all the time. My body will be extremely full, but my mind is telling me that I am still hungry. I do realize how weird this sounds. When I told my doc, she said this was just an excuse for me to eat what I want. I completely disagree. I often find myself trying to fight the urge to eat,...
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Depression and Anorexia

When I was in the seventh grade I always joked about depression. I never knew how serious it could be. My mother abandoned our family when I was little and got into drugs. My dad has been a single parent almost all his life. In 8th grade I started to realize that it was not a joke, because I had it. I stayed in my room, I drew away from my family and sports,...
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Not Sure if I Have Depression or Not?

From Australia: I’m 16. For the past year or so I’ve been having lengthened periods of extreme sadness, I’ve self harmed a lot (cutting, over exercising and limiting myself to eating only 800 calories a day)-not recently recently, although the past few days I have been having the urge to a period last year I was weight dropped 7kgs, leaving me at 50kgs. I’m sad often for no reason, and its a...
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15 and Self-Centered

From the : Well, let me start off. I am a teen who loves my family, however I get very annoyed and angry in my mind at unintelligent, annoying, attention craving people. Whether I have problems with them or not, they annoy me. In the beginning of freshman year, I had extreme anxiety, but now it has gotten better. I obsess over how my face looks and my body a lot, although my mom...
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Possible Recurrence of Eating Disorder

I used to be bulimic. I have been better for 12 years but had bulimia for about 9 years. I do not really think I would ever make myself sick again but lately I have been experiencing some of the same feelings and obsessions as before. I weigh myself several times a day and this determines my mood. I weigh all my food to calculate how much I can have as I am actively...
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Binge Eating and Depression

I’ve been depressed for about 4 years now and recently it has started to get worse. I don’t go out with my friends any more, and I’ve began binge eating and cutting. I’m a distance runner and since I’ve been binge eating, I have gained weight and now I don’t go out for runs or workout any more. I have no motivation and my parents keep asking me why I’m not doing track this...
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Life Going Down Hill

My life has been going down hill recently. I have never been an abusive person, but suddenly I punched two kids in my class (they were teasing me but that is no excuse). Academically I’m not doing so great anymore. I used to get straight A’s, now I get D’s and C’s. One of my best friends completely turned on me and is now siding with the bullies. I feel as if my friends...
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