Archives for Self-esteem

I Think I May Have Depression and a Kind of Anxiety

Hi, I’m a 13 year old trans guy and I’ve just moved to a foreign country, I don’t speak the language. I’ve been feeling very depressed for over 6 months. Lately I’ve also been noticing how much anxiety I feel when doing things like going to school, talking to people, going to the store and generally going out of my house and socializing. I think people here dislike me and judge me all the...
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Dealing With Depression

I am a first year medical student. I’ve been a depression sufferer for many years but now I feel it’s getting intense. I feel trapped in my thoughts. I feel worthless most of the time. My self esteem is extremely low. Feeling of hopelessness and guilt has taken over my life. It’s hard for me to concentrate on studies. I am very harsh on myself and criticism myself even in slightest mistake. I feel...
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How Do I Overcome Jealousy of My Older Partner’s Wonderful Children?

From the : I am a 21 year old woman who has been seriously involved with an older man for nearly three years. He has been divorced for quite a while after a ten-year marriage due to the ex’s unexpected mental breakdown. I love this man more than I can possibly say, but I am finding myself terribly jealous of his two children whom he has full custody over. What baffles me is that...
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How Can I Make Sure I Do Not Accidentally Say the Wrong Name?

In my current relationship, there are a lot of issues stemming from my past marriage, issues that cause my wife insecure feelings and feelings of being ‘the second one’. About a year ago I referred to our cat by the wrong name — calling it the name of my ex wife’s cat. This hurt my wife, because to her it felt like the cat, and she herself, was interchangeable. I heard that it hurt...
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Help Me Change

I’m a 21 year old female. I spent most of my life isolated and in violent fears and nightmares after witnessing my mother’s suicide at the age of six. After a long dark and Depressed teenage, I still am struggling to lead a normal life. I’ve been trying to act normal for the past four years, only to suddenly find now that I’ve only been trying to please anybody at any cost. I feel...
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I Am Having Opposing Feelings…

From the : I am a junior in high school, and I have a boyfriend. My grades are above average, and I laugh with a couple of friends at school. However, I am not happy, at the least only half of me is happy at a time. I feel as though I am having two different feelings. One is of an extrovert, and the other is of an introvert. I have strong feelings of...
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Husband Mistrusts Everyone

My husband don’t trust anyone. He thinks everyone is doing something against him. I think my husband is having some problem. He thinks everyone is doing something against him. He won’t trust anyone. Before marriage he used to blame his parents and relatives that they are doing something against him. Now he blames me and my family. We have a kid who is just 1 year old and am afraid that he will start...
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I Am Scared of My Dad

My dad threatens to beat me whenever I do something wrong and he’s always insulting me and telling me I’m a disappointment. He and my mom split up and ever since I moved in with him this past June, things have gotten worse and he threatens me even more. I want to move out and apply for welfare, but I am scared when I tell him I am moving out he will turn those...
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My Adult Son Now Says He Is Really a Girl

From the US: Due to hypopituitarism my son makes little to no hormones. When it was discovered he makes some female hormones, but no male hormones I was assured by the doctors that it didn’t mean he should have been female. He always seemed rather feminine in his behaviors even as a young child. He has always said he is asexual. My thoughts have been once he was on the proper testosterone therapy he...
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I Am a Horrible Person and I Can’t Forgive Myself

I am the worst person that I know. I plagiarize, steal, and lie. I don’t know why I do it and I know it isn’t the right thing to do and it makes me feel even worse that I did what I did even if I subconsciously knew the consequences. I hate myself for the way I am, and I feel like I don’t deserve anything or anyone. I trick myself into thinking that everything’s...
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I Dress as a Woman

I dress as a woman and have for 30 plus yrs. The drive to do so is constant. I love the feel and the look. I hate this just want to be and go from there. Help. Find myself changing when I get home, and sleeping in a bra with breasts and panties at night. Doesn’t turn me on anymore, just feels like normal. A: Thank you for reaching out to us here at...
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