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I Want to Know What’s Wrong with Me

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I’m getting really agitated my whole life is going to crap. i don’t now whats wrong with me. and need to now. i used to be motivated, exited about life. now i can never sleep i get about 28 hours sleep a week. its not that I’m not tired i just don’t want to sleep its real messing up my ability to function properly. iv lost all motivation I’m not doing college work i just don’t see the point. like nothing matters no more. i smoke weed to relax and stop my thoughts which never shut up. i have no friends and carnt act myself around anyone the only time i feel i can be me is when I’m alone and thats when I’m happiest. I think I’m addicted to sex cams which is taking all my money. i seem to have a memory of being abused but I’m not sure if its real or just my imagination or a bad dream i had that seems to have stuck in my memory. i haven’t had any kind of relationship with a girl in 4 year or in reality anyone no friends nothing i don’t trust anyone. i just want to be normal. i need to no what is wrong with me but don’t want anyone to find out I’m struggling. things are the worst they have ever been iv been like this before in life but it s never lasted long and iv always returned to normal quickly but its not getting better this time. and I’m the worse iv ever been. I’m going dawn a dark road. i carnt stop thinking about these things they just constantly run through my head over and over i just want it to turn of. do you now what could be wrong with me????

I Want to Know What’s Wrong with Me

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Thanks for taking the time to write to us. Let’s start with the basics. You are losing too much sleep and once that happens many other symptoms begin. I would check with your physician or a psychiatrist to see if there is something medically causing you to lose this much sleep. He or she can help you get back on track, but nothing will work until we increase the amount of time you spend sleeping. You may also be interested in this article I’ve written on sleep.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

I Want to Know What’s Wrong with Me

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: http://www.dare2behappy.com/. He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). I Want to Know What’s Wrong with Me. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 18, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/ask-the-therapist/2014/04/20/i-want-to-know-whats-wrong-with-me/
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