communication

  1. Lostinthestatic

    Do you ever forget how to interact with others?

    There are times when I feel completely clueless as to how I should speak/behave around other people... or, there times when I am oblivious to something that everyone else in the group noticed/became aware of. Even if that just means I didn’t understand a joke, or realize there was a joke at all...
  2. S

    Need some insight and opinions on how to deal w/ someone w/ depression

    To kind of give some insight on the current situation, I met a guy the same day he attempted suicide. We became very good friends and after a few months became a lot more serious. Of course, he was one of those people who didn't want to bring me down with him as he said and cut communication for...
  3. F

    New here with extreme social anxiety

    Hi! New here! (: So I have been struggling with social anxiety for years now and lately it’s really been taking a toll on my mental health and confidence :/ A little back story about my situation. I’m 25 and live alone, I have a boyfriend who I also work with and a couple close friends, but my...
  4. atlia

    hi from a quiet one

    hi to all who reads this it's rather difficult for me to find things to say, and that's exactly the reason why i registered here. i need to communicate. through this i'd be able to understand myself better (i hope) and thus learn to cope better (i hope) i'm glad to have found this community...
  5. L

    Help me to help him

    My partner of 2.5 years (who I have a baby with) is now 37, he lost his brother tragically when he was 16. The death of his brother is something he has never been able to come to terms with and he has never dealt with his grief. He left home shortly after his brother passed as ‘wanted to leave...
  6. B

    I have never really dealt with the death of my brother

    I am 37, my brother died very tragically when i was 17 and i have never really dealt with the whole thing. it has affected every aspect of my life, from never really feeling part of anything to the breakdown of romantic relationships. i have used Drugs and alcohol ever since to escape the issues...
  7. BradyLady

    Help me with communication?

    I love my husband. We have a good marriage. If there is one thing that drives me nuts, however, it's difficulty communicating with him sometimes. I don't know how much is on my end, and how much is on his end. When I try to discuss a problem I need solved, he can't seem to look at the big...
  8. B

    Communicating With Roommates and Loved Ones

    Hello, I am new to the forum, but I was wondering if some could way in on a mater that seems to continually pop up in regards to living with others. I have non-combat related PTSD as well as attachment issues stemming from childhood. Most of my communication issues lie with tone and...
  9. I

    Silence and Dating Someone with Social Anxiety. Please Help Me to Understand

    Silence and Dating Someone with Social Anxiety. Please Help Me to Understand I have been dating a man with anxiety for 6 months. He is loving, funny and intelligent. We have similar interests and loving expressions. Near the beginning of our relationship he expressed doubts about himself. That...
  10. M

    Looking forward to overcome negatives

    Hello, I hope you are having a wonderful day so far. I am having a discussion with my partner and think it is time to involve a third party opinion to help resolve this. I will try to be brief. I find myself at times very depressed and with overwhelming thoughts to reinforce this. Generally...
  11. E

    Losing myself again

    Hi everyone, sorry this is going to be long. Lately I've been feeling pretty down. I was diagnosed with anxiety and dysthymic depression 4 years ago and I've been managing it pretty well for the last year or so. I started dating the most amazing man in March who is very kind and loving, and...
  12. N

    New and in need of advice

    Hi, *in need A few months ago I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression. I am fortunate enough to have had support from family and friends, but I feel there is a point where I am unable to communicate how I feel to people so involved with my personal life. So I've come to the internet...
  13. pepecat

    The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence

    The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence | Spirituality & Health Magazine The Splendid Spiritual Practice of Silence A former monk shares insights from a year of solitary prayer and contemplation A few weeks after I graduated from high school, I left home and went away to a monastery. For...
  14. DavidJames

    Untreatable but beating it

    I've had Schizophrenia since 2007. No meds have ever worked and my own research suggest to me that I may have the treatment resistant sort of Schizophrenia. I work now with meditation, talking therapies, WRAP (wellness and recovery action plan) and planned communication with my voices. My...
  15. strangeland

    my "white" lies are ruining my marriage

    My husband and I have been married for 3 years. Our relationship has always had the same reoccurring issues (my passive aggression, lying to avoid conflict, etc) (his anxiety, ease of becoming frustrated, etc) which have lately become compounded by a variety of stressful situations which neither...
  16. cpuusage

    Should family therapy include your deceased great-great-grandmother? Epigenetics meets after-death communication

    Should family therapy include your deceased great-great-grandmother? Epigenetics meets after-death communication Should family therapy include your deceased great-great-grandmother? Epigenetics meets after-death communication |302| Dr. Dan Booth Cohen and Emily Volden merge extended...
  17. telekinesis

    communication with spiritual entity

    not sure if it was a ghost, spirit, god, or demon yet. i asked the entity several questions and the entity responded promptly each time and answered almost all of my questions except for maybe 1 or 2 or so. not going to go into detail about the communication although it was not through...
  18. M

    Depression and "Shutting Down"

    Hi, I have been in a LDR with a man for about 9 months. Two months ago, he lost his dad suddenly and he has been admittedly "sad, depressed, lost and overwhelmed" ever since. 2 weeks ago, he suddenly cut off all communication with me. He has not opened email messages or other communication...
  19. Peaceful

    I blame facebook and the advent of texting as main forms of communication

    I blame facebook and the advent of texting as main forms of communication I am on facebook but rarely use it for communications. However others I know religiously use these as their main forms of communications with friends, family or people they may have known years ago and will in all...
  20. Kierant37

    Willi ever get better again?

    Feeling really low at the moment and feel worse than i have ever doen before. Every day is a constant battle with depression and anxiety. Im out of work at the moment on sick leave and cannot work for the moment so have had stresses contacting the DWP and cliaming benefit. Im also living at...