Archives for Psychology

Communication Problems

I’m considering getting back with an ex, I’ve given it a lot of thought and we both seem to want to give it another try. There are things in the relationship I wasn’t happy with like the fact that he wasn’t that open, it was quite hard to get past a certain point with him to become closer and a few other issues like he wasn’t great for contacting me when we weren’t together....
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Depressed and Stuck in Indecision

Should I leave abroad to work or go back home? I’m 28, a freelancer for two years in media/photography/journalism with expertise of nearly a decade in the field. I have never lived abroad because I always found work at home or excuses not to leave my home town, but I am part torn apart because I realize and understand my opportunities to grow as an individual and earn the money that could secure me...
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Social Anxiety (SA)

I read in a book about Stress and SA that: “No one knows why there are people who develop social phobia and some psychologists say that some young people between 13 and 19 years, stagnant in the Stage of Shyness and Fear characteristic of three to seven years. In fact, when taking into account the past patients, it appears that social phobia exists for several years. In childhood people with social phobia are “shy”...
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I Can’t Feel Any Kind of Feelings for Others

Ok, so I’m just gonna talk about it cause I feel like I need to. I’ve come to conclusion that I can’t connect with someone or something else on an emotional level. even with my own family, I don’t feel anything for them. like I imagine one of them dying and I don’t feel even a little sad or anything… like it doesn’t affect me at all. and it has started to freak me...
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Bringing Adopted Children Home

My husband and I live in Louisiana and are adopting a brother and sister from Washington state. They have been with the same foster parents for 2 years. When bringing them home, would it be better for them if we went and got them? Or would it be better for the foster parents to bring them here? There are going to be a lot of changes with moving to a new state, new parents...
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Intimidated by Children?

From the :I don’t have a maternal instinct toward babies. I can’t even confidentially say I find them cute. Whenever I’m around kids I feel uncomfortable. I don’t know how to act around them or bring myself down to their level. I can’t do baby talk and I can’t talk simply enough for them to understand me. I’m embarrassed by my lack of understanding of children. I can’t say I ever want kids because...
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Relationship Baggage

I have been with my girlfriend for about six months now. She tell me that I am what she has been looking for in a relationship. I believed her, I do not hide anything in our relationship. I know how it feels, I even cut off other relationships that I know will be an issue with our growing progress. But she has not and still communicate with them in ways that hurt me to...
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Sense of Inadequacy

Hi, through prayer meditation and self reflection in addition to facing serious spells of depression and anxiety head on and trying to resolve issues I have been able to find good working solutions to problems and build motivation. I am slowly getting better at discovering logical fallacies and maladaptive thoughts, the issue is committing those realisations to memory and applying them. I try to make notes and write them down, put them in my...
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I Just Can’t Get Started

From the : I have 2 goals and I just can’t get started with them. I know I’m good and yet I suffer from so much lack of confidence. I go to sleep late and watch TV most of the night and then I finally get some sleep but I get up around noon each day. I feel I could be of use to people with my hypnosis and REIKI practices yet I can’t...
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