Ask the Therapist About Relationships - Page 3

Is My Boyfriend Gay?

From Turkey: Back in July I met a guy through a friend. He found me through my friend’s Facebook page. After 2 weeks he wanted to become a couple. He seemed to rush things. He invited me to a wedding on the 10th day of our relationship, wanted to go on holiday with me and talked to his mother and sister about me. Then he inteoduced me to his friends. I thought such things...
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Relationship Problem

I have a big problem with my fiance, we loved each other 6 years ago, we were studying at the same university and we got engaged 4 months ago, i don’t know what actually changed. he suddenly discovered that we are not compatible on the intellectual level and that i don’t have enough self-confident and that i am useless in this life, he just keep on criticizing me, i am fed up, and i...
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Parents Want Me to Be Single

I have just begun my freshman year of college. Over the summer, my best guy friend and I realized we had feelings for each other and decided to begin a relationship. Even though we were going to different universities, we felt like we had nothing to lose and didn’t want to look back and wonder what it would’ve been like. We have been dating for four months now and have been able to visit...
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I Have Trouble Functioning

From the : I lose track of time……I cant focus on one thing at a time…I go from one topic to another then back to an earlier a few minutes…all everyday tasks seem overwhelming….then if I get one done its such a big wonder why it seemed such a big deal. Im a big procastinator because everything seems overwhelming. I feel like a zombie sometimes. I stay home only go out because...
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Post Breakup Depression

I met a woman online in Norway, we emailed for 4 months, our emails became intimate, she ended up flying to Florida to be with me for 17 days. On the 4th day, she told me she had no feelings for me, then a day later she said she wanted to be alone, I left her at her hotel and went home, an hour later she called and I went back to see her,...
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How to Support a Depressed Boyfriend

I have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year. He has recently come into some hard times.  He lost his job, was forced to move back home, and has been faced with mounting financial debt.  He broke things off briefly because he said he needed to focus on himself while he was dealing with these issues.  While I felt hurt, he made the right decision.  A few days after breaking it off, he...
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Ex Girlfriend Is Acting Out of Character

My ex girlfriend and I were together 3 years, We broke up around August, I believe that she is not handling it well, having been in 3 relationships since, all women, and she now says she is gay, but is going overboard in trying to prove it. She told me that she was with this new girl to “prove the world #8221; She has maintained contact with not only me, but my family as...
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Boyfriend Checks Out Other Women/Girls

My boyfriend admitted to me that he checks out other girls because I asked him if he did. It makes me uncomfortable. I think it is just disrespectful to me. I’m okay if he notices if someone is ugly or good-looking, but I am not okay if he is staring or ogling at women’s breasts, legs and figure. He said that it is something he cannot control since it happens automatically, which tells me...
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Lacking Communication Skills

What type of psychologist, counselor, therapist should a single woman who can never open up and communicated her feelings in a relationship see? I have tried Googling this and my search isn’t producing results that apply at all. Thank you in advance for your help! A: I appreciate you reaching out and asking. The reason you aren’t finding anyone is that most therapists are trained to help people learn how to express feelings. It...
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Recurring Thoughts for a Girl

Good Evening, In my university days, I met a batch fellow (girl) for whom my heart gained warm feelings of care and attraction. I remained unable to control them. I tried to avoid any interaction with her due to my religious beliefs. The thoughts of her, even sometimes dirty ones, remained during my entire graduation. Later after completion of my graduation degree, when I was to decide for my life partner marriage, I...
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