Tag Archives: guilt

“My girlfriend doesn’t want me.” Thoughtful advice – no glib life tips.

My girlfriend doesn’t want me. I met her in France and when I left we made plans for the future, but despite my efforts a life together doesn’t seem hopeful. I’ve Skyped her a few times recently and we ended … Continue reading

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“I’m worried my relationship with the sweet shop owner may be illegal.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Perspective

I am 15. I am in love with an older man. He works at a sweet shop and I’m not sure how old he is. We met last year when I was hungry and went to buy sweets, but then … Continue reading

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“I love my boyfriend but am attracted to someone else. Is there something inherently wrong with me?” Proper Advice From a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

I am a 25-year-old postgraduate student, about to finish my PhD in the summer. I have got myself a job in the U.S. which I’m very excited about and am looking forward to starting there in August. I have a … Continue reading

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“My husband bullies our adopted son. I am suicidal. Should I leave?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

As I approach my 50th birthday, I’ve come to a crossroads — and I am pretty sure I am suffering from depression. I have not mentioned it to my GP— although I am having tests for unexplained stomach discomfort — … Continue reading

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