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I Just Started Cutting Myself…

I’m 15 years old and just started cutting myself last night, I don’t know what’s wrong with me. My biological father died the beginning of this month, and I just feel like crap. All my mom and step-dad do is yell at me, I have no friends and no one to talk to. I’m so far behind in my school work and I think about killing myself all the time. I’ve felt bad and...
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Help for My Teenage Brother

My brother is 18 years old, has no interest in studies and is trapped in company of bad people. He became disobedient of my parents and steals money and other things from home. We are feeling so helpless to tackle this issue. Even my parents never deal with him with strictness, rather they are still polite with him when he disobeys. We are trying our best to compromise with him but the situation is...
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I Am Constantly Thinking about Death

From a 19 year old young man in the : I am constantly thinking about my own death and cannot get it to go away what should I do I think I am going insane. A: Sometimes obsessive compulsive disorder takes the form of a continuous loop of a thought, usually negative, in a person’s head. It can come out of the blue and leave just as suddenly and inexplicably. Sometimes the thoughts continue...
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Should I See a Psychologist?

From a 19-year-old woman in the : I am experiencing a number of problems, I have never seen a psychologist, and I would like to receive some input as to the nature of my state: I have had voices inside of my head for quite a time now. Note: These are not external voices. They are simply internal voices that feel separate from my own thoughts. This is what confuses me, what is the...
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I Know There Is Something Wrong

From an 18 year old woman in the : I used to be a talkative outgoing person that would communicate with others and had the ability of making friends. My freshman year in high school I had the most friends. I talked to a lot of people had great energy. I was happy most of the time and would be myself with my friends. I had the best of times. My sophomore year I...
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Was I Wrong?

My daughter (9 yr old) was out playing with her friends a block away from our house. It turned pm. I went to get her but her friends said she wasn’t with them. I looked for her in the neighborhood for another 30 mins and couldn’t find her. It was getting dark so I panicked and called the police. In the meantime my husband was also looking for her. He found her and...
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Jealous of Brother and His Wife

My brother and his wife dated, traveled the world, and lived together for 8 years before marriage while doing their studies, all unknown to my parents. At the same time they got married, I got into my first relationship, which remains to this day, a long distance one, with us occasionally meeting once in a few months under parental supervision. It has been the most difficult 3 years, I cannot even begin to explain...
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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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Very ‘Odd’ Behaviors

I used to get many strange looks for the things I did, like smash a bird on the beach with a rock when I was younger, blow fish up with fireworks, laugh when a rock was thrown at a bird and broke its wing, and I also used to abuse pets a lot as well. I used to beat the dog, I would choke my pet hamster until his eyes started bugging out, stuff...
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Boyfriend Doesn’t Believe in Me

When my boyfriend and I started dating, things were wonderful. He accepted me for “me”, was non-judgmental, etc. One day he asked about my past. He had been married for most of his adult life, whereas I have never been married. I proceeded to tell him that I went to clubs from time to time when I was younger. He asked about my sexual past. I was honest and answered truthfully. He then began...
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My Interests Are Easily Scattered

My problem is a sudden inability to read in past; present and my interests are easily scattered. Background, and issue: My father would drink, but life seemed normal, though with hindsight I think our family were not so close. In my 40s I found Al-Anon helped me through chaotic times. In the first six grades, I was ill a lot and didn’t become very social, though I’ve always had a few friends. In school,...
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Intrusive & Rude Uncle-In-Law

My husband’s uncle has great financial means however spends extremely little money on entertainment. He showed up unannounced for years often at supper hour and whenever he liked. After his girlfriend broke up with him his intrusions worsened. We repeatedly asked him to call before he came, but he would show up anyway and say “If you are busy I just #8221;┬áIf we say we are busy he argues. Visits are often and prolonged....
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