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Genophobia

From Lebanon: More than a year ago I suddenly started experiencing painful penetrations. A few days later I found out I’m pregnant. Doctor advised not to have sex during pregnancy because of pain. Now my baby is 6 months old and I still cannot have sex. Doctor said it’s a phobia or vaginismus. any recommendations? I think that my OB underestimated my complaints in the first place, if he had treated the issue back...
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Pregnancy Paranoia

Hello, I recently entered the second trimester with my first child. Lately I’ve been experiencing strange occurrences — hearing voices, hearing doors open, and the very intense feeling I’m being watched. They all sound very real and happen day or evening, and late into the night. My pregnancy has been quite normal. I am of good health and have never had an issue with mental problems, and neither does my family. It has gotten...
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I Am Worried about My Brother

My brother is 15 and a freshman in high school. When he was young he was always polite and kind to others. He sometimes through tantrums, but they were just you run of the mill boy tantrums. Recently he has become awful to be around. He is rude to me, my parents, my sister, his girlfriend, and his friends. My family has spoken with him asking if anything is wrong and his only response...
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I’m Not Sure What’s Wrong with Me

From Australia: For the last month or so, I have been feeling so down. I’ve been through something like this before I think. Nothing bad has happened to me, I don’t understand why I feel like this. I had a stressful few months at work before this feeling started. Stressed to the point of tension headaches all day everyday. I just want this feeling to go away! I should be happy, I’m on holidays,...
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I Can’t Stop Smoking Weed

From the : I can’t do this on my own, have no idea where to even go or what to do anymore. I’ve been smoking weed and cigs since 2009, I have been actively trying to quit for a year. I can’t go a day without smoking, its all I think about, it consumes my life now. It never used to be this way. I have an addictive personality it sends me into panic...
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I Don’t Really Know What’s Wrong

I sometimes get really weird thoughts in my head which can be about family members or friends, both still a little disturbing at times and they come out of no where I’ll be thinking about something completely different and then a really weird thought will come into my head, it’s easy to not think about it but I can’t help it. I also get adrenaline rushes sometimes. I’ll be thinking about something in my...
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Can I Have Bulimia If I’m Overweight?

I binge and purge almost every day but I’m not sure if I’m bulimic. My binges are not always followed by purging and my purging in not always preceded by binging. Sometimes I like the full feeling. Sometimes I’m just searching for the feeling of relief I get when I vomit. I don’t think I’m preoccupied with my weight. Also, I’m genuinely overweight so afraid to discuss this with my psychiatrist in case he...
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My Boyfriend Enjoys Toying with My Feelings

My boyfriend enjoys toying with my feeling, humiliating me, keeping things from me. I started dating him, because of the way he courted me at first, such a gentleman. I opened up to him and told him everything about my life, however, he has kept many things from me. He has never wanted to share his facebook with me, at first he would invite me to go visit him in his city (as this...
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Wife Depressed & Refuses Treatment

My wife and I have been married for almost 2 years. In that time she has been diagnosed with multiple severe medical issues. I have been beside her and been forced to watch as she slides farther into depression. Multiple times I have tried to get her to set an appointment for counseling, even giving her a list of therapists so that she can choose her own. She has not done this and I...
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My Mom Is Depressed

From the : I’m 15. I’ve been noticing a difference in my mom. She cries a lot more and doesn’t really talk or get out of the house. every time I ask her what’s wrong she just says “its one of those days” but it’s been going on for a while now. I went down her Facebook page and all she has is statuses about how sad and depressed she is. I was diagnosed...
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Sister’s Identity Crisis

My sister, 33 yo healthy, college educated, professional female, has described a phenomenon that has repeatedly (3-5 times in the past 2 years) happened to her. She will be doing something in one room and someone (her husband or mother) will speak to her in another room, while walking into the room she is in. When they enter the room she loses her identity completely and thinks that she is the other person. She...
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I Feel like I’m Going Crazy

About a month ago I started hearing things in my head. It has only happened about five times during this time. The sounds always come from the right side of my head but at the same time it feels like they are whispering in my ear. The fist time I heard it, it sounded like multiple voices whispering harshly into my ear. I didn’t understand anything they said. The second time it was a...
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