Dec 15, 2020 in Counseling
Get Out of Bed (Depression)
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Get Out of Bed
- What are some of the symptoms of depression? Some people struggle with changes in sleep, changes in appetite, lack of concentration, lack of interest in activities, lack of energy, hopelessness, guilty thoughts, physical aches and pains, and even suicidal thoughts. What are some of the causes? Some cases of depression are traumatic events, genetic mood disorder that cause depression, brain changes, drug use and alcohol abuse, and other medical conditions such as ADHD (Nami, 2020). I believe three groups that can be depressed are pregnant women, teenagers, and gay people. For example, pregnant women hormonal changes can cause depression. In addition, teenagers can experience similar issues with their hormonal changes as well. Gay groups can suffer from depression because they lack acceptance and understanding from other people. What are some treatments? Some treatments for depression are psychotherapy, exercising, and medications. For example, taking medications can help reduce symptoms of depression.
- Andrew Solomon has the gift of written and verbal expression. Please comment on these phrases -- “The opposite of depression is not happiness but vitality.” “Depressives believe they are seeing the truth, but the truth lies.” “Our needs are our greatest assets.” What do these assertions mean to him, and what could they teach you? It appears that moments of devastating darkest things of his mind woke him up after years of battling depression. He discovered that depression is a part of life. The fear of facing depression could be scary. However, taking medication could safe a person’s life. For example, when starting medication a person can get the help they need immediately. Furthermore, a person can be afraid but talking about everything could help someone recover. Once he realized that depression treatment might help, it could actually create a change. It was confusing to live life and get through it. More so, depression can debilitate our minds when we face too much sadness and grief. This can cause a person to take their own lives. However, depression makes people feel horrible and a person can also try a natural way (Depression, The Secret we Share, 2013). He had a lot of big emotions that lead him to depression. He learned that the opposite of depression was not happiness, but vitality. As a result, he learned how to love his depression that brought him gratefulness for life.
Depression, The Secret we Share, (2013). https://www.ted.com/talks/ andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share
Nami, (2020). https://www.nami.org/About-Mental-Illness/Mental-Health-Conditions/ Depression