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I Can’t Stand Myself Any More

I am married for a year and a half, I found out that my husband is cheating on me like 3 months ago, recently also I discovered that he is cheating on me before we got married like for four years and not with one girl. I don’t know how he can manage all of them at the same time none of us knows this my second marriage am shocked he does not know...
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I Think I’m Going Crazy

For the last few months, specifically starting on November, I’ve been feeling very depressed and confused. Something happened in November that made me feel worthless and horrible. I lost interest in everything, and lost motivation in life as well. So, that depressive state stayed for a week or two and then my mind started getting all muddled and crazy. I don’t know if this is normal, but for a few days, I’m happy and...
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I Have Two Personalities I Switch Between at Will

I’m 14 and I have a past history of child abuse (I can’t remember though, I just heard it from my mom), I bounce between a personality I used to have when I was younger, a crazy wild chatty warm loud like personality that I have named Viola and a calm lazy cold kinda sad angry quiet personality. Me and my stepdad has nicknamed it Broken Mirror disorder because my problem doesn’t match MPD...
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Should I Seek Help?

Hi. I have an issue. I have anger issues. And I am anti-social. I can talk online but not over the phone or in person. I also think constantly of hurting others, or worse. Of course I have kept it in line by writing stories that involve what I have been thinking. But I am wondering what that is called with all that involved, and if I should seek help. I am also depressed...
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Petty Differences Pulling Us Apart

From the : He says I’m too dependent, I don’t do what I say I’m going to do (handling business issues). He can’t hold my hand, he has too much going on. It’s like he’s worried about me more than I am about myself. He says he loves me, but all of this is too much and it frustrates him, but he loves me so much. He’s angry. He says I’m not the same...
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Stillborn Birth

I experienced a stillbirth three years ago. Don’t have other children but wasn’t able to convince since my traumatic event. Since then, I never expressed my feelings and buried myself in work. I often cry, have trouble sleeping and relive the memory of giving birth in my mind. Is this normal? Can I be suffering from depression or unresolved grief or ptsd? I’m considering seeing a therapist, but feel embarrassed since this is not...
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I Have Struggled for Years

From the : My question is, I have dealt with OCD intrusive thoughts (religious mostly),general anxiety, and social anxiety since I was 12 years old (my grandfather had to have shock treatments for the same thing and was in a psych ward for 6 months when he was in his 40s, he has been on Thorazine ever since). I have been to the doctor about it and have been on antidepressants (SSRIs: Paxil, Zoloft...
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Dealing with My Schizophrenic Brother

I don’t know how to deal with my schizophrenic older brother anymore. I’m now the only person in the family who will have anything to do with him. Our parents have both died. Every so often he decides he’s been cured and doesn’t need his antipsychotic medication anymore. This is always against medical advice, but they can’t force him. He then deteriorates to the point where the police are involved due to his aggressive...
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Is My Therapist Exploiting Me?

I have been seeing her off and on for 15 years for talk therapy and paying by check after the first six months when my insurance ran out. She has me come 3-8 hours per day, sometimes up to 3 days in a row. She also travels to our home and I put her in a hotel plus pay all expenses. When I expressed apprehension about a friend traveling with me to a trip...
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My BPD and Son’s Apathy about It

I’ve had chronic depression starting in childhood with an emotionally absent mother. I was recently diagnosed with PTSD/BPD by new therapist. Christmas marked the beginning of this debacle. which set up the disaster and now my BPD, etc is a Category 5 Tropical Storm. A CONTINENTAL DIVIDE now exists between my son and I has turned awakening my abandonment fears. His response is total silence (he refuses to investigate this new BPD thing) and...
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What Therapist Qualifications to Look for in Treating My Child

My 10 year old son has been diagnosed OCD. He has all symptoms. I am trying to find a therapist but I don’t know what qualifications or schooling that I should be looking for. (age 41, from US) A: Depending on how severe his symptoms are, he may benefit most from medication and therapy combined. You can call your insurance company for help finding both a child psychiatrist and a therapist or counselor who...
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