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Little 'un

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Im not sure where to start or which forum I belong in, but I know I need help.

Most of the time I am a perfectly logical and sensible person, but on occasion I have horrendous tempers and frustration that I have no control over. I want to scream. I cry. I throw things. I want to hit things, and sometimes I want to hurt myself to take my emotional pain away. I can feel the frustration building but I can do nothing to stop it. I end up hurting the people around me, and the moment my anger subsides I feel dreadfully guilty, which results in crying and needy behaviour.

The worst part of it is an absolute fear of any medical professional hurting my partner whilst I am not there to comfort him (I think this may stem from a bad experience I had as a teenager). In my rational times I know that this is silly, but when Im worked up the mere thought of it can reduce me to tears, shaking and vomiting. I then try to push him away so that if anything happens to him, it can't hurt me.

I don't want to feel this angry. I don't want to loose my partner by pushing him away. I know I'm being silly but I don't know what to do.

What can I do to help myself? How can I control this? Does anyone else get like this?
 
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starfish

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Littleun

i just read your post and agree with you that you need some help. its good that you recognize that. if i were you i would go and see your gp, and ask for some help, and possibly some councelling. theres a lot of help available these days, you dont need to suffer alone. keep posting. i have found this site to be invaluable.:grouphug:
 
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reno340

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I agree that you need to seek help but I believe that your GP may not be knowledgeable enough to properly treat this. I would be inclined to think it may be Bipolar but that there are even personality disorders that can be co morbid w/ the Bipolar or even do a good job of mimicking it. There is really too little info given to make an accurate assessment. The point here is that you need a qualified professional to assess what you are going through to make a proper diagnosis. Don't get me wrong, GP's are wonderful and are expected to know a lot about everything. I think this is too much to ask from anyone. Psychiatrists are specialists who deal in the mental health field that is more of an art than a science (although both apply) I also reccommend a qualified therapist to help you deal w/ some of the more complex psychological issues that you have disclosed.


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