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  1. Leytonuntidy

    Dark Fantasies

    Hey there sports fans! I hope you're all having a completely bearable day. When I was 14 I watched as my best friend was brutally murdered. At the time we were both involved in various petty illegal activities. Because of this, I felt unable to tell a single soul that I was there when it...
  2. S

    What happens when you get help?

    I've had really bad depression for years. It's so bad that I have suicidal thoughts every day. I really want to get help so that I can live a normal life but telling a therapist about my suicidal thoughts is a fear of mine. It's uncomfortable for me to talk to my doctor about this because I know...
  3. T

    Anyone been to a hospital for mental health and additiction?

    My son has been struggling with anxiety and depression for years. At age 17 turned to weed and booze as well. Managed to get through college and move across the country. But all his issues followed him. Tried for years to get him help, counseling, rehab, etc. He went to some counseling but...
  4. B

    Struggling with Transference - I act like a child

    Hi, I've just recently started therapy and noticed that I've become super attached to my counsellor. This is not unusual, I've done this with many women in the past. Growing up, my father was abusive and my mom was emotionally unavailable. This past week I went to see my counsellor and was...
  5. S

    Individual Counseling Caused My Thought Broadcasting and Mind Reading Delusions

    Individual Counseling Caused My Thought Broadcasting and Mind Reading Delusions Individual counseling caused my thought broadcasting and mind-reading delusions about other people. Because I had to tell the therapist what was on my mind all the time. Before that, I did not have ANY delusions...
  6. S

    Still in diapers

    Is anyone else out there struggling with infantilism? I have had this in my life for decades. I have tried counseling but, so far, to no avail.
  7. S

    I don't know what to do anymore - Do counselors actually help?

    I have suffered from mild depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and OCD for many years now. I started college this year and everything seems to be getting worse. I remember throughout high school how much my depression affected my ability to learn; remembering information, focusing, and with...
  8. A


    I'm not sure how this forum works, but I really want to overcome my problem without going to counseling service. Anyone, does this forum really help?
  9. T

    Male erectile dysfunction

    Recently I found out that I have a form of E.D. Basically, when I am in the pre-sex stage (kissing,touching etc.) I am perfectly normal and horny. Once its time to actually have sex (oral or intercourse) my mind COMPLETELY shuts everything down and I feel no sexual stimulus. This is really an...
  10. huggs

    Very Depressed

    I'm really depressed. I've been this way for a long time. I think about death a lot. I want to self harm right now but I can't because of where I am. I hate myself a lot and I don't have any friends. I have ptsd from child abuse and rape. I'm in victims counseling right now and I can't say the...
  11. J

    Venlafaxine advice

    Hi everyone, anyone have experience of this ad? I'm just changing over from fluoxetine as my depression seems to be getting worse not better. It's early days at the moment and at the same time I've just come of the mini pill so my hormones must be haywire too but I'm feeling really bad with...
  12. E

    What do you do......

    .....when talking no longer helps??? When your meds stop working??? I realised today why my depression is getting worse and why the suicidal thoughts are becoming unbearable.... because nothing is working anymore, Meds and therapy was never more than a sticking plaster, but at least it held...
  13. J

    Has anything genuinely helped you recover from depression?

    I'm suffering another bad bout of depression, I've been suffering for years now. I'm at the end of my tether with it, I feel I've exhausted all avenues, Gp, anti depressants, cbt, no end of counseling, signed off work, etc etc. I feel like I've hit a brick wall. I've been off work for 3 weeks...
  14. K


    Hi. This is my 1st post so I don't if I'm doing it right but I need some advice. I have been married 12 years and right now me and my husband are in counseling. I have been realizing over the last month that I am very defensive and I need to truly work on myself. I feel broken down to my core...
  15. C

    Not sure what to do.

    Oh boy, first post. Not sure where to begin but I'm just a simple young man with a family history of depression and anxiety. Which has decided to come and bite me. I've been suffering with depression for the past 3ish years, I've always had anxiety problems though, which made me a target to...
  16. A

    Confused. Am I crazy?

    At the end of last year I spent 14 days in the hospital and 10 days in a crisis unit. I was diagnosed with BPD along with my depression, anxiety, and PTSD. In January I returned to work and a couple days after my return my husband had something to get off his chest. He told me he couldn't...
  17. pepecat

    Why French kids don't have ADHD

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/suffer-the-children/201203/why-french-kids-dont-have-adhd In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for...
  18. V

    I'm so low

    I can't handle feeling like this all the time. My depression makes it hard to concentrate on anything, I have anxiety from idontknowwhere, and I feel numb. I can barely sleep and food has lost its taste. I don't know how to make this better. I try to use all the coping skills I can, but it still...
  19. A

    Hi i am new here.. i know im not crazy but im just so tried from all this medicine

    Hi i am new here.. i know im not crazy but im just so tried from all this medicine I need to take 2 caffeine pills in the morning just to wake up lol I was born addicted to caffeine though so I know that's not a problem.:p:cool: but my doctor has me on Seroquel at night and that's all it does...
  20. B

    Not sure how to get help

    Hi, I'm a student studying at a big university. For the past four years, I've felt a lot of ups and downs and dealt with (self-diagnosed) anorexia/body image issues, low self esteem, insomnia, and other anxieties. I've kind of dealt with it by myself, but now I'm at a point where I'm so anxious...