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I Dreamt My Partner Is a Transsexual

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Hello. I have had this dream a few times in my life with four different partners. I dream that I find out that they were born a man (usually a disproportioned ugly man), then at some point in their life, they had a sex change ...

Therapist Says I’ve Not Grieved My Marriage

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, March 15th, 2014
I have been in therapy since 2008 when my then husband left me for a younger person. He was the love of my life. We didn't talk for over a year, then eventually we became friends again. Today my therapist told me that I hadn't ...

Sadness And Depression Are Ruining Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, March 15th, 2014
I'm 44, Married 21 years, 3 great children, own my own house and have never cheated on my wife. A year ago, a lady started at my company, we became really close friends over the last year. She was going through very hard times, her ...

I Can’t Handle the Cruel Comments

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Friday, March 14th, 2014
From Indonesia: I am the second child in my family, the black sheep. Growing up, I always feel a sense of pity from my parents because I can't do anything right. And I always heard the cruel comments of my older sister. I've complained to ...

There is Another Voice in My Head

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
I have another voice in my head. I can remember having it as far back as 14 years old, after a traumatic event where my friends were very mean to me. Ever since I have had this head inside my mind. It isn't an outside ...

Trust Issues & Anxiety

By Kristina Randle, Ph.D., LCSW on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Hi, I have for the past two years been dating a wonderful guy, and am living with him. Disturbing the peace is my issuses with trusting him, he has never done anything to even indicate, that he would cheat on me, or anything else. ...

Ex-Boyfriend Has Trust Issues

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Long Distance relationship. I went up to see him and he thought I had been cheating on him. Now, he doesn't trust me. I have never cheated on him. I would never cheat on him or anyone. He was going through a low period in ...

Boyfriend Of 3 Years Dumped Me Out Of The Blue

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Monday, March 10th, 2014
My boyfriend of 3 yrs broke up with me via Skype while he was texting someone else and told me he didn't want to be with me anymore because this relationship was too toxic for him. He then proceeded to give me the silent treatment ...

Who Helps a Helper?

By Dr. Marie Hartwell-Walker on Monday, March 10th, 2014
Hello, I'm a 17 year old girl who is about to go crazy. Its my last year in high school and i'm preparing for the university exam. m having a very stressful year full of exams. But I have a bigger problem.to be honest I ...

Crazy Issues with Family

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Sunday, March 9th, 2014
I need serious advice/feedback because I don't know who I can ask about all this. My sister is married to my brother in law. My brother in law has 2 married sisters who technically I'm not related to. Before she was married I knew one of ...

My In-Laws Abused Me

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, March 8th, 2014
I feel mentally tortured by how badly my inlaws have treated me and I don't know how to deal with what they have done to me. When i first got married and I moved in with my husband and his family the trouble occurred. I didn't ...

My Mom Doesn’t Like My Girlfriend

By Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP on Saturday, March 8th, 2014
I'm 21 and me and my girlfriend have been dating for a couple of years. Recently my girlfriend stayed over at my house for a few days. This is not the first time she has stayed over or met my parents, but after she left ...
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