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  1. Please Help Me Understand Why I'm Thinking This Way!

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hello there. I have been a lurker on this website for several years and this is the first time I am posting. I am a 29 year old woman, engaged to a 27 year old man. We have been together for over 3 years. Over a year ago, I discovered that my fiancé had a porn addiction and was also...
  2. Psychiatrist father said some weird shı†

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    When I was about 14 or 15 my father, a board certified psychiatrist/neurologist, said that I suffered an Oedipal complex. I knew what an Oedipal complex was because Freudian psychology was in the media in the early 70s. But he had to spell it out. "It means you want to murder your father so...
  3. Can't go on, but I feel like a horrid person...

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    After 23 years of marriage, the last 8 of which I've felt trapped in one of the circles of hell, I've asked my hubby to leave. He has severe chronic illnesses - however, he refused for years to take it seriously or take any responsibility for his medical self-care. He went for two years not...
  4. Physical CFS spiraling out of control

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi guys, I am new to the forum. My better half has been diagnosed with CFS for 4 years and for the last 3 has not seriously taken action to recover. He has simply given up looking for solutions that could alleviate his illness. He argues that he does not want to be disappointed when the next...
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