I’m approaching 30, and I still feel like an unsure, unstable 20-year-old! I have a lot of trauma in my past (abused and neglected as a child, bullied/ridiculed at school, and experienced abusive relationships as an adult). I’m still hurting
From a man in Canada: Should someone who has avoidant personality disorder enter a relationship? I have had anxiety and depression for about 15 years now, and within the last 10 years, I have been diagnosed with avoidant personality disorder.
I am currently going through a Schizophrenia scare. I am 26 and my mother has it. I understand that it is a 13% chance (very low) of getting it, but I am still scared. It started when I took an
From a teen in the U.S.: I feel like life isn’t real. I live with my boyfriend and my best friend in an apartment. Everything is good. Nothing major has happened in my life that is really traumatic. Lately I
Hi, I’m a 20-year-old girl. I’m writing because I easily form child-like attachments to women older than me. When I was 17, I was in an IOP day program for an eating disorder/vomit phobia. My psychologist was a 28-year-old woman.
I have known my husband since I was 19yrs old. He had a child while we were in a relationship. We started living together when I was 30yrs old and we got married when I was 31. 2yrs later My
From a 13 year old in England: Recently, my mum has gotten herself out of a toxic relationship, not abusive, but toxic (this was not my father). I suppose given the freedom that she now has, she began to “experiment”,
My father abused when I was around 7 and I told no one for the next 10 years. Now at 17 my dad and I got in a huge argument for the first time and it was the first time
From a teen in the U.S.: I was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and insomnia early in 2019. I received clinical treatment for my condition, in form of psychotherapy and medication. However, clinical treatment has been largely ineffective and, at times,
Hi, I’m seeking advice concerning a long-distance friendship I’ve had for 3+ years with someone my age. This person has severe untreated social anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, etc. We became very close, we’d chat daily, call each other, etc. They