convince

  1. P

    My mother thinks she is being pursued by a guy running a detective agency

    My mother thinks she is being pursued by a guy running a detective agency Where do I even begin. Like the title says, my mom is 100% convinced that a person she dated and rejected a few years ago has been controlling her life through people in her close proximity, mainly her (former) friends...
  2. P

    Health anxiety

    Does anybody have health anxiety at all? I’ve recentkt become severely anxious that any slight illness I have will result in some kind of Cancer, I have two small children and I am terrified of leaving them. I’m now having severe panic attacks with chest pains and I convince myself It’s a heart...
  3. E

    Afraid of being bad...

    I actually need help.It is destroying my life.This days something terrible is happening to me.I am afraid I am going to become everything that I hear and I don't like.Like,I am hearing that someone stole something,(and just because I don't want to become a thief)I am trying to convince myself...
  4. B

    help with paranoid psychosis

    Hi, I'm grateful for any help suggested. I've a friend who has been diagnosed with paranoid psychosis. He keeps on hearing voices calling him pervert, and other insults. He has called the police and the police told him there was no evidence to investigate. He called the local authorities who...
  5. T

    What am I?

    I am at my wit's end. Long long ago I struggled with thoughts I didn't want but I had to tell them because I felt like i had to. Then I convinced myself of things that I knew weren't true, but I just convinced myself. Fast forward years later I don't do that anymore but sometimes I still need to...
  6. H

    I can't seem to stop crying..

    Firstly, I'm sorry if I'm posting under the wrong category. I'm just in real need for advice.. So, it's currently 2:04 AM where I'm at, and I've been crying since around 6ish. It all started when I accidentaly broke a table top worthing almost 10 mil (rupiah) earlier today during a photoshoot...
  7. P

    Replacing one bad thing with another

    When I was younger (up to my late thirties) I was underweight, skinny if you like, and that was the demon that followed me everywhere (people are looking at me, judging me, laughing at me, etc). Now, I'm 49 and OVERweight, but it's the same thoughts every day - people are looking at me, judging...
  8. N

    Psychosis - My analysis and tips to deal with it

    ------------------------------------------------- Introduction ------------------------------------------------- The following is a list of things people with psychosis or auditory hallucinations may experience. The voices people hear are often thought of as ghosts, angels, demons or...
  9. Losthawk

    Not feeling connected to body?

    Hi, first, I'm new to this forum so I'm so sorry if I have put this in the wrong place. But, I dont feel connected to my body, like my body doesn't feel like it belongs to me? My hands look wierd, my legs dont look like my own, when im sat down and nothings moving I nearly mistake them for...
  10. M

    Minor depression has led to bad habits

    Hey guys! Brand new here so feel free to point out anything I should be aware of. Anyway, I'm just your regular, run of the mill 18 year old finishing his schooling, has a pretty good life, no family problems, good friends, and lives in a fair area. My problem? For the past 2 or 3 years I'v...
  11. 6

    Voices real or not?

    I am not sure most people could answer this question but...are the voices you hear real? What I mean is I KNOW that the voices I hear all day are not real. I know they are because of some sort of brain chemistry upset that needs to get fixed with medicine. Once voice in particular so far I...
  12. valleygirl

    What If I Can't Do This?

    I am supposed to be looking for a job, but I am scared shitless. I am terrified I won't find a job in time, and terrified that no one will want to hire me because of the gaps in my work history. My anxiety goes from 0-10 just thinking about job interviews. How can I ever convince potential...
  13. L

    Depression - first post

    New here and feeling shitty, and wrote this to try describe what I'm feeling.... Depression is setting your alarm 2 hours before you need to get out of bed in the morning, just so you have adequate time to convince yourself that it is a good idea to get up, get dressed and go to work...
  14. pepecat

    The Absolutely Vital Importance of Listening

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/inviting-monkey-tea/201509/the-absolutely-vital-importance-listening?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost I received an outpouring of feedback on my recent blog, “What We Really Want and Almost Never Get,” about the profound...
  15. J

    Need advice and help

    Hello everyone, My brother has been dealing with obsessive thoughts for about 6 years now. But since one year he has adapted many new behaviours. He now has fear of contamination and he washes his hands for hours. He would spend 4 hours in the toilet and he would become aggressive when we try...
  16. Agama

    can they section me?

    Hi. Im maintaining my weight since last December.I went for my app yesterday and found out that they thinking about MH assessment because im so ill....I haven't lost any weight, my head is messed up but my physical health is ok. How I can convince them I can manage my life outside IP..can they...
  17. katya

    Fuming

    I am fuming. He refused to move out with me despite living in a horrible situation, which became too much for me and I had to move out abruptly. Now he's showing no compassion for me whatsoever. Glad I dumped him. *** Me: Hey A, please can you do me a favour and just confirm that you've...
  18. V

    How to make psychiatrist think you're well

    Hi guy's For a variety of reasons I have been referred to a pdoc. I don't want to talk to a pdoc I'm fine and well and all that. The thing is he wants regular meetings and I don't. He wants me on meds and I dont. He is very pleasant about it, collaborative, gentle and all that. I just don't...
  19. D

    OCD or not?

    Hi, I have been diagnosed with OCD for a little while. My OCD mostly centred around intrusive thoughts of harming other people and being a paedophile. I received treatment and things got a lot better OCD wise but I do have other mental health problems and they seemed to get worse as the OCD got...
  20. G

    I overthink, mostly with girls.

    I admit to being an overthinker and Iam the sort of person who will put 2 and 2 together and get 5. I over analyze a lot particulary in social situations. But mostly its with girls. I seem to have this real problem where I overthink everything a girl says or does and try and decipher her actions...