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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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Difficulty Remembering

Once in awhile I find that I can’t remember things and wonder if certain things really happened. I took the test about dissociation and I scored 72%. I feel like I am just one person though. I was in foster care and I know I was abused and neglected because of reports, but I don’t really remember, I was really young. Do you know what the treatment is for this? Could it be something...
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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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What To Do if You Have No Proof Someone Will Hurt Themselves But You Suspect They Will?

Hi, I’m pretty sure that my brother has always suffered from depression. He has always bottled things up. He won’t talk to anyone about anything serious, especially if it concerns his feelings. When teased or picked on he fights with sarcasm, but when he is truly hurt he completely shuts down. He becomes so quiet it is alarming. My mother and I have told him many times that speaking to someone might help him....
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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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I’m Lost

From Brazil: Hello there, I would like to introduce myself. I am a 24 years old girl and I’ve been trying to find ways to become a better person and to feel better about myself. Sometimes I feel like I don’t really know who I am or what I want to be. And that scares me a little bit. Most of the time I try to fill my mind with work and with ideas...
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I Don’t Know How I Can Go on Living

I’ve always been a sad and angry kid. I recently since I am an “adult” now and decided I was going to get the help I needed that my parents just didn’t understand. Its been 4 months in therapy. She’s diagnosed me with Borderline Personality Disorder so I was reading up on It and it says all these awful things and that’s when I realize I’m just so messed up and I push people...
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I Am Concerned about My Mental Health

I’m questioning my sanity. Psychosis and similar issues run on my fathers side of the family. Recently I’ve been put on Prozac for my depression. Since, I’ve started to realize how out of control my mental health really is. Since I was a child I would go to extreme lengths to lie for no real reason, and I was so good at it I believed myself. As I’ve gotten older (I am 18 now)...
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My Boyfriend Is Bipolar

Dear all, I was looking for answers on the internet when I came across this website. Here is my problem: My boyfriend is bipolar and he is taking his medication since 4 months now and he is willing to get his life back, so he is seeing his psychiatric on regular basis and taking his medications every day He is still very depressed, he had had a severe psychose episode, and was in hospital...
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Self Esteem/Relationship Issue

When I was 9 years old, I developed a rare disease that has since left me deaf and blind. For a long time, I was in and out of doctors appointments never really having time to make real friends. I have an amazing, loving family. But, for the first time I am making friends. This is so hard because I’ve never really had any. I’m so afraid of being alone not having others truly...
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