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  1. qwerty1234

    Parents are controlling

    I am 35 living with my father and he still tries to control how I eat. I don't think it is his privilege to tell me how to eat. I think my parents' controlling behavior plays biological and nurturing influence into why I had eating disorders from 15 to 30. It is frustrating. He tries to...
  2. F

    How do I break te spell of attracting someone controlling?

    Hi all My counsellor says that I attract controlling partners. Which I agree with, I do. This is because of the usual having been bought up by someone controlling as a child. But how do I break the spell? Has anyone broken the spell? I really hope that someone can help me with this, even...
  3. N

    Life problems

    I'm really struggling. I suffer from depression but usually manage to control it and make out I'm 'happy' however recent events have made me feel like everything is spiralling out of control. I have been with my partner about a year and a half, he is good to me in the sense that he buys me lots...
  4. Cazcat

    Research into controlling your voices

    People with schizophrenia 'can learn to control voices'
  5. N

    Anxiety Med Lorezapam for Holiday Vacations

    Hi Folks, I enquired my chemist pharmacist, regarding whether if I could take Lorezapam, for in the daytime so that works better for me in the evenings, and he said, that if it isn't an issue, can cause drowsiness. I felt, oh well, on that note, I'll continue like I am just the abilify for...
  6. A

    Need some advice on if this is wrong or right?

    Hi all, would be great to hear some opinions. So I've been with my bf for 10years nearly now and I don't speak to any of my old friends that are male as he gets extremely jealous which isn't a problem. But one of my friends from about 5 years ago got in contact with me asking how I am etc and...
  7. B

    Open evening and anxiety

    I'm so angry with my husband, he arranged was us to go to a secondary school open evening, even though we don't have to look till September 2017, as our son his autistic he wanted to look now. Told him there is no point as we don't need to do it till next year and we always do what I want and...
  8. G

    Financial Abuse

    I realize now why my father wanted me to think of $20 as a lot of money. I don't think he ever valued me as a human being. I was always this other, this thing, this object. When I was fourteen I had my first boyfriend Patrick, he seemed sweet. Most of my memory of him has been erased though. I...
  9. G

    This is Making Me a Monster

    I have become a controlling, obsessive, demanding, paranoid girlfriend and anxiety and insecurity are tearing me apart and ruining one of the best things in my life. I question everything. Every. Single. Thing. Every time he even looks at his phone, I have a panic attack, my anxiety has...
  10. G

    my story- like Helens in The Archers.

    Yet another sleepless night. 13hr shift yesterday-on no sleep. 8hr shift on Friday - on no sleep. Monday - Thursday days off. Stuck in at home, depressed, not sleeping, literally doing nothing. I was so low. I posted here on MHF for first time in ages. Post called Manic Mistakes. Just a plea for...
  11. U

    putting thoughts in head

    hi does anyone else have this? I keep feeling like someone is controlling my mind I think about things that don't feel like my thoughts such as self harm and worse. images that come in my head with urges. don't know what this is.
  12. N

    Advice and help with bpd and relationships needed.

    I’ve a question for all you with bpd or even those of you who are in a relationship with someone who has bpd. I need advice and/or answers..<br> My bpd gets the most intense while I’m in a relationship. While I’m in a relationship everything can be so perfect. I had an amazing guy who made me...
  13. E

    Too many questions.....

    How easy (or difficult) is it to get oneself voluntarily admitted to a psych unit.....and is it an unwise thing to do in any case...? I am thinking because I present outwardly as coping/functioning, it will be nigh on impossible... Do you have to be deemed a risk to yourself before they will...
  14. N

    Mentally ill housemate

    Ok...this is coming from someone with a mental illness herself, just to clarify. So I agreed that a friend could move in as a lodger. It seemed like a great idea at the time, but I was in a depressive episode and was basically thinking about how I couldn't be arsed to get a lodger and sort all...
  15. L

    Do I have an eating disorder?

    Hey guys. I'm seeking a general opinion about my "condition". I am watching my weight since I'm 15, like many girls I believe (I'm 27 now). I'm 5 feet 7 inches. I had always maintain a healthy weight until a year ago. I was having lots of sleep problems and I decided to changed the way I ate...
  16. H

    My dad is ruining my life

    Hi. I am a 24 year old female. My story is terribly long and boring but I will try to make it short. I grew up in a house with a very agressive father and quite a passive mother. My father used to beat me and my brothers whenever we did anything wrong. My mom was and is still a very weak person...
  17. M

    can clonidine treat akathisia symptoms?

    Dear member's I need some advice about (neuroleptic) halodeperial induced akathisia. My mother suffered frontotemporal dementia illness. She's 71 years old. She has some hallusulations and psycosis due to the FTD. Approx 4 months ago she became very aggressive and she suffered insomnia. The...
  18. C

    Borderline Personality Disorder – a feminist critique

    Borderline Personality Disorder – a feminist critique Among my many diagnoses, I have what is known in the UK as Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (Of The Borderline Type), known elsewhere as Borderline Personality Disorder. BPD is described by Wikipedia as “a prolonged disturbance of...
  19. D

    How do you protect yourself?

    Hi, I am David, 26 years old. I recently realized people can read my thoughts and tap into my memory with the right question. I also do whatever others tell me. It's like they are controlling me. I never experienced this before. How do you protect yourself?
  20. D

    bumped into an ex whilst in town earlier.........

    and he was pleasant, smiley, complementary and apologetic - whilst on the bus home it got me thinking was I wrong, I have seen him as an abuser all this time, perhaps it was me - then I came across these quotes, and I was right all along - now I wish I could get back on that bus into town and...