kids

  1. T

    How can i help?

    My sister has been trying for kids for years but been unable to get pregnant. We discovered she had polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) which was difficult for her, but she was given medication to help her ovulate meaning having kids was still on the table for her. She takes the tablets monthly...
  2. S

    Dealing with depression

    Hi All. My wife has been suffering from what appears to be depression and things have taken a turn for the worst in the last few weeks. She has decided that she no longer wanted to be in a relationship and that we should separate but live together for the kids. The kids are very young and both...
  3. vanish

    Yesterday's forgotten hero

    So yesterday while I was home alone with the animals all day, I harmed myself. I haven't done anything like that since I don't know when! I am not proud of what I did and while my method of harming is pretty much invisible to those who don't know what they are looking for (so I went undetected)...
  4. R

    Anxious Mother- what’s wrong with me?

    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum. I am kind of struggling with my emotion right now and I really don’t know what’s wrong with me. People often tell me the more kids they have, the more relax they are towards kids. But that doesn’t apply to me. In fact the more kids I have, the more anxious...
  5. C

    I think my mum is toxic

    Hello all. It's 4.45am and while my kids are asleep I want to try and put into words how I feel. I hope I can find some answers on here. I don't find it easy to explain my mum. I'm 29 and it was four years ago when I was expecting my first child all these feelings came out. My mum made me feel...
  6. M

    Annoyed by this morning!

    First I want to say my husband is awesome! He does so much and is super supportive. Works very hard. And helps lots. That doesn't mean things are always perfect! Most mornings I get up with the kids and let him sleep in. The kids have been a real challenge lately. Today I was getting super...
  7. D

    I'm so tired of life

    I just hate everything about how my life has turned out, I suffer with anxiety, I have zero confidence and I don't really have any friends because I never feel comfortable or confident to go anywhere and I've ended up a loner. I keep imagining death and how it would feel like a release from this...
  8. MotherLion

    Finding the strength to move on from bad relationship

    It's taking a lot for me to write this. I'm worried that I may get caught writing this. I'm in a bad relationship. I don't want to exaggerate things at all, my boyfriend is not a monster but if he knew I was writing this then.. I don't know. He's not violent. Well, if he raises a hand to me...
  9. S

    Somethings Not Right With Me

    ok, first post on here and I'm long winded, so sorry. I married a woman with 2 children. We had 2 more. After 17 years of being miserable I left her. My child support and spousal support were $2500.00 per month. I paid it. Kids are grown now, no arrears, I paid what I was supposed to. But...
  10. 1

    Debilitating POCD

    I've been dealing with POCD for a good portion of my life. Recently my POCD has been unforgiving, and has made me completely question my sexuality. It's gotten to the point where I genuinely feel like I may be attracted to kids. I was monitoring my groin, as many sufferers do with this sort of...
  11. B

    Can’t be just me surely!

    Ok so here goes. I get seriously stressed out by my house, the kids, everything. The housework just feels like it never ends. The kids never seem to behave. Today the hoover broke n I swear I almost threw it out the window. It just feels like everything is spiralling everyday. I live for bedtime...
  12. L

    Struggling right now

    Hi I'm new to the forum and I'm just after a bit of advice really. I haven't been to my gp to tell them how I'm feeling and want to know if it's worth going? More and more I'm having days where I'm exhausted, grumpy and ready to burst into tears. I snap at the kids for the littlest thing. My...
  13. J

    Expat family ; wife/mum having mental/psych episodes ( and drinking )

    I am a 50 year old Australian male who has been married 10 years to a Cambodian female 36. We have two children 8 and 10. We met, got married and lived in Cambodia for 10 years and 2 years ago relocated to Hanoi, Vietnam where I work as a specialist contractor to the Australian Government. We...
  14. B

    Needing suggestions to deal with Embarrassing OCD

    Hi, I'm new to this forum. I joined cause I need suggestions and support for these stupid OCD fears. So, I have a problem being afraid that people think I'm staring at them. I always try to make myself look away from people or hide because I'm afraid that they'll think I'm a weirdo or...
  15. L

    Coping strategies

    hello I’m new to this so I don’t really know how this goes but i’ll Give it a go, I am 20 years old I have so much issues that I feel like I can’t talk about with anyone I’m too afraid to tell how I’m feeling because when I do it’s like I’m constantly apologising to people for everything that’s...
  16. C

    Unusual neighbor situation

    I was hoping for some advice on a situation with my neighbors. I have 2 children - ages 5 and 8. My neighbors have two small children - ages 3 and 4. I work full time and when I come home, I love to sit on my deck and rest while my children play. The problem? Every time I step outside, the...
  17. M

    Hallucinations, loss of joy.. Looking for advice..

    Hello everyone.. I just joined this forum because I am just not sure what to do or how to seek help.. I am a young mother of 3 children 8, 6 and 5 and 6 fur babies (two dogs four cats) The only diagnoses I have for sure is manic depression and anxiety. Over the last few months I have begun to...
  18. D

    I'm not sure what to do.

    I am going to see my counselor tomorrow. She's new but this will be my third visit with her. She is the one that told me about my schitzophrenia and wanted me to be admitted to get some help. I rejected the idea but now I'm not so sure. I fear leaving my kids and my fiance. I've never had to...
  19. Fairy Lucretia

    really poorly

    haven't been around as am in hell think i am being harassed by neighbourhood kids my aunt/support worker said they are just being kids but it has taken over my whole life being panicked and on edge every single second can't go into it cos too distressed need to die ,have to die i have a...
  20. L

    Tocophobia

    Hi I always thought it was a phase I'd grow out of it at least I got told by family and friends but as time went on i still felt the same and randomly read an article in a magazine and it was the there i no longer felt alone or weird and it had a name that no one I knew herd of. I got older...