controlling

  1. E

    Changing an Abusive Relationship

    In my opinion, fear or shame are the keys to controlling us. When we change this control mechanism, voices can change. So here are some points that may help: 1. Identify the trigger. When a voice makes a remark, note your body language and that of other people. Note what kind of environment you...
  2. S

    Undiagnosed mother?

    Hi all, Thanks for taking the time to read this potentially rambly post. I have a mother that I'm pretty sure has BDP but wanted to check if it sounded like it too to others because I seem to be the only one who has finally realised and at 26, I am the youngest of 3! I was recently in a...
  3. student12

    Feeling angry with Job coaches who think can control me

    I know that i struggle with unemployment so i went to an employment agency to get help with my job searches and resumes. the thing is when i decided that i couldn't go on one lousy ass interview my job coach got angry with me and wanted to reprimand me like a child. I know that i got frustrated...
  4. C

    Eight things you should know about "mood stabilisers"

    “Mood-stabilizers” is a collective term for a group of drugs used in psychiatry to counteract mood-swings. Patients who experience alternating episodes of extreme elation and deep depression were originally said to be suffering from manic-depression, a relatively rare disorder afflicting about...
  5. G

    Bpd sucks

    I just want to be normal and happy but this Disorder is getting.in the way. I am sick of it controlling my life. When will things ever get better?
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    Possibilities of Causes of the First Episode of Psychosis

    Pointers for Further Investigation – Causes of the First Episode of Psychosis 1. How is the very first episode of Psychosis possible -- I suspect through some form of a Viral infection of the Brain that generates a whole series of these "Bad and Malicious" Voices. 2. What are the...
  7. RainbowHeartz

    Controlling

    i love my bf but he aint half controlling so much so that if he is watching tv and im reading a book or texting someone he wants me to look at the tv and stop what im doing... also when i roll a ciggy or spliff he will tell me to wait as he aint ready for one yet.... why cant i just do my own...
  8. U

    Can't go on ne more

    I've totally crashed I'm suicidal there's no hope for me ne more I want to curl up and die I'm finished I can't go through another episode crazy mood swings r controlling my life thinking about damaging myself
  9. C

    Controlling Behavior from Sister

    So my sister calls me this morning to follow up on a text she sent about Thanksgiving. (I live in the states.) There's no big get together this year because everyone is doing their own thing. Sis planned to be out of town so that was her plans, but they got dropped and her boyfriend and her...
  10. F

    can anyone help me with this ?? im becoming desperate

    :confused: hi ..i have a partner ..he has some type of mood disorder and its very frightening. ive been with him 2 12 yrs and seen him go through ups and downs and the downs are down right nasty and horrible. when hes good ..hes' good. he was smoking weed and now off it after 3 weeks and yayy...
  11. QuirkyLoner

    BPD mother making my life unberarable

    Aside from moving to another country, I don't know how to deal with this situation. My mother has stalked and harassed me for YEARS. She is an abusive, manipulative, controlling monster. There have been times when I have broken down and attempted to have a relationship with her, but it always...
  12. C

    I hear Voices. Please Help!

    I hear voices, they tell me to harm myself, they shout at me, tell me my family hate me, that my boyfriend doesn't really love me. I have been having blackouts, and the other week when i woke up, the voices told me i was raped, I had a panic attack, an ambulance was called for me, i went to...
  13. L

    Virgin to the forum

    Hello everyone, it's my first time on a forum. I kind of feel silly...don't know where to start or what to say. I guess I should start by saying I've had anxiety for as long as I can remember. Even as a child I felt weird or off, I never felt like I belonged anywhere or that anyone cared about...
  14. H

    True friend - Lost because of a controlling bf...

    I had all this crap at work happen, and then basically someone thought it'd be funny to spread rumours about me and this friend having an affair. They told me to my face that their 'sister' had seen us in a park or some crap, i told them it'd never happened yada yada but basically they lied to...
  15. N

    please answer :)

    I was in the bath earlyer and i just started too feel light headed and really alert i started acting abit strange and thought nothing was real i was like it for about 20 minutes ive never done it before do i need to go doctors or am i just being daft its like i was controlling my thoughts but...
  16. M

    Hi how are you all

    Hello everyone hope your all well so I took some time out of here to spend more time the boys. Think my depression is actually lifting now had a few weeks or so of staying in but actually feel like I could face the world now so might go out tomorrow. Still on sertraline still getting these mixed...
  17. F

    Tips for controlling rage?

    I'm currently working through this with my psychiatrist, but feel it would be helpful to hear other people's experiences and tips for controlling rage. I have a very short fuse and once someone betrays me, I despise them and am far from friendly. I'm currently experiencing this with my boss...
  18. psychokitty02

    Difficulty controlling emotions

    Hi. So I have paranoid schizophrenia. I just want to know if any of you guys also have problems in controlling your emotions, specifically sadness and anger. In my case, my mind just goes in hyperdrive in imagining all the worse scenarios and just like that, in less than 5 minutes, my world...
  19. mrlaurel

    please take away the pain..........

    people i've met with mental helath issues/depression etc. have talked about the "pain" we suffer... can you explain your pain from MH issues? Mines light a heavy weight, just there, hanging over me. it makes me hurt all over, not like my spine injury this is an ache, a controlling pain, along...
  20. T

    Controlling boyfriend?

    I'm in a huge dilemma that is affecting my sleep, studies and overall wellbeing. I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years (we are both 19) and we have had quite a turbulent relationship to say the least. When we were 16 (a couple of months into our relationship) I went to a house party and sat...