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My Husband Overreacts

My husband overreacts over the smallest of things. His reaction to any problem is to yell, say rude things to me, completely ignore me and sleep in a separate room. I try to talk to him about why he’s so upset but he never opens up. This continues for days and I am finding that it is taking a toll on my mental well being. I can’t eat, I can’t sleep, I can’t work,...
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Is There Any Hope for Someone Like Me?

From the : When I was 13 I began therapy and have been involved with the mental health system ever since. It started with therapy for self harm and depression as a young teenager and after a year my therapist “let me go” on the pretense that I shouldn’t “use therapy as a #8221; Then I was reintroduced to therapy after a suicide attempt at age 17 and finally diagnosed with major depressive disorder,...
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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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Drug Abuse & Severe Anxiety

I have a history of prescription drug abuse. I am intelligent and passed through high school smoking massive amounts of marijuana (AP math). I gave very little effort, didn’t do my homework, and passed with flying colors. I have been smoking weed every day for over 2 years and have used it to treat insomnia. I have recently cut back majorly on my marijuana use. For as long as I can remember I have...
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CBT Not Helping with Major Depressive Disorder

From Canada: I’m 19 and was formally diagnosed with a major depressive disorder when I was 17, but I’ve been depressed as far back as I can remember. For the past 2 years I have flipped between medications, which I stopped taking last year due to no changes, and being treated with CBT. I’m trying to be open minded, but after going to counseling every week for two years with no changes, I’m out...
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I Suspect I Have ASD

From Scotland: I’m a 15 year old female who has suspected ASD since I was 11. I can’t get a diagnosis as my mum won’t take me and I can’t go alone but because I can’t tell people why I am the way I am I feel depressed and anxious. I want to help myself. My main problems are sensory overload, eye contact, social situations, expressions, routine change and sarcasm. I find it hard...
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I Want to Kill People

Hello. My name is S—–. I’m 18 years old and for a few years now, I have been slightly depressed and had acute social anxiety. I used self harm as a coping device but I have been clean from that for a while. Now, I find myself almost obsessing over serial killers and murder. I’ve thought (in depth) about killing people. Not just shooting someone, but kidnaping and brutally torturing and murdering them. And...
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I’m Trying to Figure Out What Is Wrong

From the : For the last 6 months or so I have been really angry and lash out at my daughter and wife. I have no desire to finish my classes in school and I have no desires of my old projects that I use to love to do. I don’t feel sad I just feel like I am drifting around and no longer myself. I don’t like this and when my wife asks...
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Teen Depression

From the : My daughter is 18 and has been battling depression and anxiety for 4 years. The first meds worked but made her gain a great deal of weight. The second helps but she says she is unhappy all the time. She has always been awkward and had a hard time making friends. She started college in the fall with hopes of new friends and a new environment. At first there were a...
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ADD in College

I’m a current pre-Pharmacy student in my last year of undergrad. Within the last few years I’ve started having issues in the classroom. I’ve always struggled with organization and paying attention in class but always managed to get by with pretty good grades. Recently however, those struggles are catching up to me and my grades are beginning to suffer, despite the ungodly amount of time I spend studying, or attempting to study. I also...
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My Boyfriend Has Slept with 50 Women

From Germany: I hope you can help me a little. I’m struggling to deal with my boyfriend’s past relationships and infidelities and I feel like it’s destroying what was a great relationship. We have been together for a year and a half, we have lived together for a year and for the past 5 months I have lived with him in his native Germany. I am 33 and he is 38. My boyfriend has...
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