Ask the Therapist About Personality - Page 3

Issue with Parents and Sister

Well, they all seem to pick on me and have ago at me, when I do nothing wrong. They sometimes talk about me, and it’s sometimes nasty. I have a go at them. But they tell me I’m wrong all the time :( it sucks so much… (From Kent) A: At 18 I can appreciate the difficulty in dealing with your family while still at home. It is time to make a plan to...
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Worried My Boyfriend Isn’t Being Honest in His Therapy Sessions

From the : I’ve never posted online or to a forum before, but I am desperate for advice, or even a solution. We started dating a year ago, and shortly into the relationship we became sexually involved. A few months into the relationship, I started to feel pressured into sexual encounters and so I started to alienate myself from him sexually, but that only started to make him treat me like a sex object,...
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Possible Depression?

I’m an Education graduate Cum Laude and currently working as a BPO agent. I recently decided to continue to Law primarily to achieve my dream of being a lawyer but mostly to cure my academic insecurity. I think my cousins and friends landed a better course and better job. I ended up working in call center since I hate teaching. I only took up teaching because my mom says so. So, lately I had...
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Do I Have Avoidant Personality Disorder?

From a teen in Canada: I have been formally diagnosed with major depressive disorder and social anxiety disorder and have been taking steps to deal with them. Recently I discovered Avoidant Personality Disorder and the diagnostic criteria seems to fit my situation extremely well — as in after looking through and checking off symptoms and characteristics I fit with nearly all of them and fulfill the DSM IV criteria. Obviously this is little more...
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Fiancé Lying to Me

I’m having a problem just now that my partner and I get married in 7 months and I’m starting to question if we should even stay together. I told him lies are what hurt me and for our relationship to work he needs to be honest, as I have borderline personality disorder. We nearly broke up a few months ago when I caught him lying and swearing on his life about contacting his ex....
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I Don’t Know if My Mother Is Abusive or if It’s Just Me

I’m writing about this problem because I don’t know if my mother is actually abusive or if what I’m experiencing is just normal. My mother is always blaming me for her feelings. She never apologizes or admits that she is wrong. When I ask her to apologize she becomes mad and starts telling me how disrespectful I am and how many things she does for me. Most of these things are to manipulate me...
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My Girlfriend’s Family Doesn’t Like Me

My girlfriend is the nicest person ever. She always does whatever she can for her family even if it’s at the cost of her own individuality or time. She’s very family oriented which makes it hard for her to tell her family about me. I work for her family and they always liked me UNTIL her sister found out we were dating. Ever since then her family has just disliked me because they feel...
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I Want to Kill

Hi. I lie alot, I can lie about everything and get away with it. I don’t need to lie but I like the feeling of it. I like to see how far I can go. I fantasize alot about killing people. I want to feel them dying, I want to watch all their blood. I want to be infamous, wanted, I want to be a serial killer. I feel diffrent than most people, I...
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20 Year Family Lie Exposed

When I was 12 my family moved interstate and I started a new school. I became friendly with a student and so did our families. Something happened between my mother and friends father where she accused him or raping her. I was bullied at school and lost all my friends which was devastating as I was struggled to make friends before the move. She went down tubes, attempted suicide in front of myself and...
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Both Self-Hating & Narcissistic?

Hello there. This is my first time ever actually posting on a forum like this, so I’m sorry if I don’t know how to properly explain myself. I have had problems with self harm before, just once, back in 2012. My mom found out and so did my younger brother and out of shame I stopped, but I never sought out professional help. I got better by just focusing all my negative energy on...
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Irritability, Anger, Occasional Depression, Sudden Onset

Prior to this phase I’d been generally a very calm person, people I work with even commenting on how they never see me angry or upset. Don’t even really remember when I started to get irritable and angry though, just found that I’d start going through most days being frustrated by just about anything, if there wasn’t something I’d end up finding it. I’d be yelling, cursing, and pretty much just feeling pissed off...
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