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Forum: Arrivals and Departures November 4th 2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By del677
Offended and leaving

It has come to my attention that moderators don't like my posts, claiming I am diagnosing people. I disagree but I know my opinion doesn't matter.

Sorry I am offended, and in a bad mood tonight,...
Forum: Friends and Family November 1st 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By del677
Re: my ex is homeless now...

sounds like he might have a secret hidden drug addiction problem. that would be consistent with the short temper, abuse, poor judgement (buying a car he can not afford), and generally manipulating...
Forum: Friends and Family November 1st 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By del677
Re: 14 and still not allowed to hang out with friends?

omg I am so sorry they are so overprotective! I wonder where do they get their ideas from, that being , this kind of parenting, they got this idea from somewhere. maybe find out what influenced their...
Forum: Depression and Suicide November 1st 2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By del677
Re: Its best to keep everything to myself anyway...

Sounds like you are doing fine. You can always adjust your life to keep that balance. You know how much you can handle.

We're always adjusting our lives. Too much, I cut back. Too little, I add...
Forum: Substance Use October 31st 2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Triggering (Substances): Welp.
Views: 2,010
Posted By del677
Re: Welp.

It sounds like cigarette smoking is a social thing where you live. Your parents smoke, other people smoke, you may live in one of those areas where smoking is very common and just taken for granted...
Forum: Mental Health October 31st 2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By del677
Re: don't like myself.

Thank you for mentioning the mirror effect. I have always found that fascinating, how one can look in the mirror and not see what everyone else is seeing.

(Gee I've just been reading Halloween...
Forum: Addictive Behaviours October 30th 2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Triggering: Am I An Addict.
Views: 2,313
Posted By del677
Re: Am I An Addict.

C.A.S.P.E.R.R that's a lot of disorders you listed!

I do hope you are seeing a doctor about those.

There is something called "The Dopamine System" or "The Dopamine Hypothesis" which is common...
Forum: Addictive Behaviours October 30th 2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Triggering: Am I An Addict.
Views: 2,313
Posted By del677
Re: Am I An Addict.

Thank you ~Abibliophobe~
Forum: Addictive Behaviours October 28th 2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Triggering: Am I An Addict.
Views: 2,313
Posted By del677
Re: Am I An Addict.

Thank you for writing and asking.

I wondered what addiction was for a long time, until someone I know was really addicted to drugs, and I had to learn everything I could about it to help him....
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 28th 2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Triggering: I want to die
Views: 623
Posted By del677
Re: I want to die

[Edited] a doctor will understand. Especially a doctor who specializes in this kind of thing. A psychiatrist is a doctor who specializes in this thing. They see it all the time. It's very common in...
Forum: Sex and Puberty October 28th 2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Female Advice Preferred: Asking My Mom About Sex Toys
Views: 932
Posted By del677
Re: Asking My Mom About Sex Toys

Depends on your mom. Is she a liberal open minded understanding woman? Or
is she a conservative prude?

I remember when I had to get up the courage to ask my parent for sex related stuff. I...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 24th 2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By del677
Meditation made me depressed?

I went to a meditation group this evening, and meditating made me depressed. What's up with that?

Wht would that happen?
Forum: Mental Health October 23rd 2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Triggering (Suicide): Psychological breakdown
Views: 569
Posted By del677
Re: Psychological breakdown

Wow autism I was thinking that as a possibility and then at the end of your post you mentioned it. I have that too, or Asperger's. The introversion and Asperger's seems to go along with being...
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 23rd 2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By del677
Re: I'm sooo nervous

Nervous he might reject you? Or he might like you back?

Gosh I actually remember being this nervous once. I really wanted to get together with this person, but I had no experience, and couldn't...
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 23rd 2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Triggering: Couples' counseling?
Views: 527
Posted By del677
Re: Couples' counseling?

It could help facilitate communication.

It also doesn't have to be "couples counseling". I could also be counseling for you, being the one with mental illness, which I have too, so I see a...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 21st 2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By del677
Re: I hate everything right now!!!

Dance more.

And I like the wonderful replies you write to people.

(Wouldn't it be neat if you could dance your reply?)
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 21st 2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By del677
Re: Sadistic Sibling and Delusional Father have me suicidal.

My guess is it's a clash of personality types.

I seem to recall there's some personality type where the people love conflict, they thrive on it, they think everyone else is like them and thrives...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 21st 2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By del677
Re: Abandonment Issues

He's not leaving you; he just prefers talking in person, face to face.

There's a lot of communication going on, other than words, when with someone, you can read their emotions better, their body...
Forum: Mental Health October 20th 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By del677
Re: BETRAYAL! One After Another!

A book I like is:

Body Language : How to Read Other's Thoughts By Their Gestures
Allan Pease (1984)
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0859694062/
Short, concise, with many useful...
Forum: Sex and Puberty October 20th 2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By del677
Re: About sex and alcohol

It makes total sense. Though it's two separate issues.

Sex is normal. We're designed to crave it, both men and women.

Alcohol is a common problem. It's fairly well understood now. Apparently...
Forum: Mental Health October 19th 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By del677
Re: BETRAYAL! One After Another!

Thank you for writing.

Very interesting story. Very well articulated.

Sounds a bit like my own story.

I'm learning in hindsight, this seems to be common among those of us who naturally...
Forum: Eating Disorders October 19th 2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By del677
Re: Is missing ur period bad?

if you tell your parents, (assuming they don't already know, parents have a way of knowing their children very well, they may already know), if you tell them, they may want to know what should they...
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 19th 2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By del677
Re: I have a crush on a girl that does not like me

Be open, let her come to you.

Like chasing a butterfly. If you go after it, it will fly away. Remain open, and think positive "I won't hurt you butterfly", and it may come to you.

Also be open...
Forum: Rape and Abuse October 18th 2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By del677
Re: Getting therapy for past abuse/rape

Talking with a male counselor may ultimately help normalize the experience.

As in sure you could talk with a female, but you'd still not be comfortable talking with a male.

This way, if you...
Forum: Addictive Behaviours October 16th 2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,083
Posted By del677
Re: Keep getting back to it

Maybe you could try something different to replace pornography.

It's hard when masturbating is normal, and people by design are programmed to crave sex.

There's a website called Beautiful Agony...
Forum: Eating Disorders October 15th 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Triggering (ED): Help
Views: 789
Posted By del677
Re: Help

I've had that pain where after a BM I get a sharp pain in my intestines and I think it's something to do with food moving through, or being now able to move, or moving through a tight corner, or I...
Forum: Mental Health October 15th 2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By del677
Re: Flaws in others vs. me

Thank you everyone.

I'm still not clear on this. I'm thinking, maybe it's not so much my flaws, as it is my flawed actions. I do stupid things once in a while. I screw up.

Now, if someone else...
Forum: Rape and Abuse October 15th 2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By del677
Re: Don't know how to feel

May I suggest the following book:

Human BE-ing : How To Have A Better Relationship by William Pietsch.

It's an old book, written I think around 1975. An easy quick read. It discusses...
Forum: Self Harm October 15th 2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By del677
Re: I have no title for this....

Thank you for writing. I love your candor.

Sorry that last therapist wasn't a good match.

I've had numerous different therapists. I usually switch once a year. Twice I had a therapist that just...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 15th 2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By del677
Re: I need help!

Thyroid? I saw the word Thyroid. Low Thyroid could easily cause all these problems! Low Thyroid causes depression. It's one of the things doctors check for when someone is depressed.

Go get your...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 15th 2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By del677
Re: I just give up... letting some feelings out

Thank you for writing.

I feel your pain.

This is one of those cases where the answer is totally unobvious except in hindsight.

You're trying too hard.

I know it doesn't make any sense....
Forum: Education and Careers October 15th 2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,418
Posted By del677
Re: Teacher says I've plagiarized my essay...

I like to look beyond plagiarism and identify what the student's strengths are. e.g. for the two students who handed in the same paper, that means they are good at collaborating with each other....
Forum: Relationships and Dating October 15th 2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By del677
Re: How do i convince my Girlfriend that i didn't cheat?

I had a girlfriend like that once.

The relationship ran its course and ended. It was good while it lasted.

The relationship helped prepare me for the next relationship which was much better.
...
Forum: Sex and Puberty October 15th 2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By del677
Re: Bdsm. Help

Only if you think you do.
Forum: Sex and Puberty October 15th 2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By del677
Forum: Friends and Family October 13th 2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Mom
Views: 507
Posted By del677
Re: Mom

Mom needs to go to an Al-Anon group, or something similar.

They teach parents there over and over, week after week, you can't control your kids, you can't make them stop using drugs, you can't...
Forum: Mental Health October 13th 2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By del677
Flaws in others vs. me

Why is it so easy for me to accept flaws in other people, and so very difficult for me to accept flaws in myself?
Forum: Mental Health October 13th 2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By del677
Re: life sucks-

Come talk to us. You are welcome here.

I know several people on probation for drug addiction. (Though that's a different thing.)

Sorry I don't know your story. Sounds very unpleasasnt.

We...
Forum: LGBT, Sexuality and Gender Identity October 13th 2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By del677
Re: How do I come out to my friends as trans?

When my sister became my brother, there was a transition period where I had to get used to saying "he" instead of "she".

It took a while. I'd often slip and say "her" instead of "him". I just kept...
Forum: Depression and Suicide October 12th 2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By del677
Re: Who can I tell?

"Misery loves company." Sounds like a cliche, but actually, miserable people tend to do better when they are with other miserable people, as they end up supporting each other.

There's probably...
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