Archive | Mental Health

My Mom is Overprotective

Question: Dear Luise: I’m a boy and my mom is overprotective. I don’t know what to do any more. I tired to talk it out with her but she’s too worried. I can’t talk on the phone, go to a friend’s house, maybe go to the movies or even go by my old babysitter, they […]

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What Am I Doing Wrong?

Question: Dear Luise :I don’t know what to do. I have a 17 year old son that acts very angry towards me. I do EVERYTHING for him. I was just cursed out because I asked him to write his graduation thank you notes with no scratch outs. I sent out all 75 announcements without asking […]

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Why Can’t I Do My Housework?

Question: Dear Luise: I am 25 years old with a 3 year old. I have a gigantic problem with doing my house work. No matter how hard I push myself I cannot bing myself to do it. Its like there is this invicible wall that is stopping me. I’m a single mum so there is […]

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Was Saving Him Wrong?

Question: Dear Luise: My son was kidnapped when he was 3 years old by his paternal great grandmother because when I finally got away from her severely abusive grandson, she feared she wouldn’t see my son anymore. She used everyone she knew to get and keep him. After 3 and a half years of fighting, […]

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Should Go Back to my Husband?

Question: Dear Luise: My husband (47 yrs old) and I (30 yrs old) have been married for going on ten years, have been separated for about six months now and have formally filed for a divorce.  He has been physically (about five times), sexually (twice), mentally (innumerable), verbally (innumerable), and emotionally (innumerable) abusive to me […]

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Why Does His Mother Comes First?

Question: Dear Luise: My live in boyfriend’s mother treats him like he is her husband.  She has never married and doesn’t date.  She basically chose to be alone.  His father passed when he was seven and they were never together. He doesn’t communicate with me about things going on in his life but he communicates […]

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Should I Cut Him Out Of My Life?

Question: Dear Luise: My 23 year-old son lives with his girlfriend and I live with my boyfriend. The other day my son told me he was in love with me and has been having thoughts of having sex with me since he was 13 years old and pretty much said he would like to do […]

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