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“My husband told me to have sex with other men. Now I’m in love with one of them. And suicidal.” Thoughtful advice from a psychoanalytic viewpoint. No glib life tips.

“From the outside I look like the lady with everything. And I suppose I am, really. I have a wonderful husband of nearly 15 years, whom I love deeply and share an amazing life with. I met my husband when … Continue reading

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“Everything’s crap. I want to kill myself but what if people think I’m selfish?” Thoughtful Advice – no glib life tips

I am 54 and feel life has ended and it’s time to go — killing my memories with me. 
Yes, I am married to a man who loves me very much, but I feel numb about that. He has never … Continue reading

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“My anorexic, drug-addicted mum is dying. Should I step in and save her?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

My mum is 56 and she’s been running away from her demons all her life. She’s an alcoholic anorexic and smokes marijuana daily. It’s always been disruptive to the family and I, the youngest, have always been the mother figure … 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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“I’m 20, suicidal and nothing anybody can do will help me.” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

This problem appeared first in the Daily Mail. I don’t usually write emails like this to anyone. Today is different. Today, I feel very low. Very few of my friends know what I go through each day. I’m 20, at … Continue reading

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