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  1. J

    Advice for s suicidal father

    I hate my job. I hate what I do and who I work for. I’ve been applying and attending interviews on a sporadic basis for around four years without success and I’ve felt hopeless - on and off - throughout this period. I wouldn’t say I’ve felt positive or hopeful at other times, just accepting...
  2. C

    Can't Shake the Guilt

    Hello. I'm new to the forum, unfortunately not new to having Borderline Personality Disorder, but new to the diagnosis and treatment. I was wondering if anyone else has feelings of extreme guilt for distancing themselves away from a narcissist parent and the family who doesn't (and never has)...
  3. I

    Any advice from introverts please ? what should I do ?

    I am an introverted male 50 yrs old, I have only just realised how introverted I am within the last 5 years, my wife is very extroverted and we are clashing. I grew up with a controlling father, lovely mother, I couldnt get on with my dad so rebelled, became estranged around the age of 25. I...
  4. V

    Well lets do this I guess

    So... Im Valk. The past few weeks for me have been hell. A little bit of backstory here. I work from home and I work 80-115 hours a week which leaves little time for family or friends. No time to go out and enjoy what a 27 year old should. I have a kiddo. Who is my world. Well his dad ran with...
  5. E

    Toxic mom tearing up entire family

    Hello, I really need some advice. Any thing would be so very much appreciated. I am at a loss. I am 25 and live with my parents. My mom has been holding onto a grudge with my dad because of issues that happened between them 30 years ago. She blames him for prioritizing his controlling mom over...
  6. A

    Psychosis cause by abuse Fully Trained musical ear here

    My name's Andrew. :) So I'm a musician, with a very well established ear and mind. :) I've been diagnosed with schizophrenia .. my dad is making noises/ tones like its the end of the world, or the tones a schizophrenic would get lost in in psychosis, however im on medicine right now, and i'm not...
  7. M

    Thought id start by introducing myself hi

    Hi im rosie. Ive been struggling for years with what ever i have. Ive always put it down to depression and anxiety but im thinking its worse than that. Im 24 and married with a child of my own and two step kids. Its hard. I met my husband in 2015 and it was just him me and my daughter then...
  8. B

    Depressed on and off for months now

    It's a really long one! Sorry for my tone in some of those because I'm also angry about a lot of those issues. I don't know where to start because it's a lot. 1. It's Thanksgiving and I'm hating it. My girlfriend died 10 years ago on Thanksgiving Day. I'm lesbian so I never told my family...
  9. burt tomato

    I signed up to a free dating site ..

    Meh. Some girls look and sound great, but instead of feeling relaxed and attracted - I feel stressed out and anxious. It just makes me feel inferior. They have photos from social situations where they are happy and smiley. I have not had such photos for over 10 years now. I live with my dad...
  10. W

    Difficult to continue relationship (inc. ghosting) with Dad

    Hi all - looking for some advice on a longstanding issue that I can never rationalise. I've always had a less than close relationship with my Dad. Although he had some moments of kindness, he was pretty detached from us growing up (in contrast with the rest of my family). I find this quite hard...
  11. K

    New Member

    Hi, Just feel like i am stuck . I'm unsure if i am ill . I have moments when i have thoughts and visions of me injuring myself. I tense up my whole body for a few seconds to get rid of those thoughts . Some days i am full of energy and i want to do things at hyper speed or...
  12. H

    I am new to this NEED ADVICE!!

    Ive never posted on these sites before and its kinda hard...But here goes....From the age of 6 years old i lost my dad to an horrific death he died in a car accident which lead to him being 70% first degree burnt. I remember the police arriving at the hostel for mothers and children which we...
  13. B

    Has my dad been abusing me? Abuse trigger warning

    Hi all, This is hard for me to type as I feel a slight betrayal on my part, but it's genuinely how I feel and it's a tricky subject to put into words. I'd appreciate your time to read and give me your input. My close family consisted of my mum and dad and brother and I. My mum left us when I...
  14. P

    Does anyone else feel like you're beyond help?

    As I look back on my life, I have come to realise that my life is a story book. Every story has a beginning, a middle and an end. My life story has now put me into the end and I thoroughly believe that I am approaching the final chapter. I will explain. The beginning of my life story. The...
  15. K

    Family help :(

    This may be long but I desperately need advice / someone to talk to. I'm originally from the UK but live in NZ and have done for the previous two years. I speak to my parents (who have been married 30 years) almost every day. My Mums been on antidepressants for a few months and ended up losing...
  16. W

    Adoption n feeling lost

    I feel at 52 I should have got a grip on my situation but I'm just getting worse. I was adopted by my grandparents told at 7 that my birth mother was who I thought was my sister. My dad/grandad died when I was 8 and since then life has just been existing. I was neglected after my dad died as my...
  17. N

    Unwell Father - My father

    HI, Afternoon Folks, Unfortunately, from Monday, or over the weekend not sure exactly now, my father hasn't been at all well, first off he had a sore throat, that then virtually cleared just on the day later on, when he had a GP appointment; then, all of the sudden, from yesterday, and...
  18. S

    emotional distress

    Hello, this is my first post and my English is terrible so please bear with me. I am 20 years old and parents are extremely rich but I am never happy because I lack motherly love and I often get used. My parents got divorced when I was 13, she got married to guy who was her boyfriend before she...
  19. P

    Codependency

    I am codep. I don't really know where to post this so here I am. I know that I am codependant. I usually am pretty good at manage myself. However, when my life gets stressful my codepency comes out. Currently my 18 year old yesterday that I am only the vessel that bought him here. His...
  20. K

    Coping with death and everything at the same time

    Hi all, My father passed away a week ago from prostate cancer. This was overseas (I live in Australia). I hate saying this but I harboured some resentment towards Dad because he left Australia 3 years ago to be with some random lady, not telling us where he was going, a phone number address or...