Archive | Mental Health

What’s Wrong With Me

Question: Dear Luise: I find that I have learned to live with a sense of fatigue and anxiety. I didn’t know it until I drove a friend to her daughter’s and came back alone. It was a long drive, about six hours, so I stayed overnight and returned the next day. I had the most […]

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Getting Past Suicide

Question: Dear Luise: I was in a live-in relationship with a wonderful woman but she had a terrible time with alcohol. There was so much violence, I finally moved out. The following week, she killed herself. That was over a year ago. I’ve relocated and have done my best to move on but I’m floundering. […]

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Why Am I Mad All The Time

Question: Dear Luise: I am in my late twenties, single and employed. I live alone and have a great boyfriend. I trip over my temper a lot. I’m always expecting the worst and probably overreacting to it. (It’s hard to tell because I make sense to me.) This used to cause me a lot of […]

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I’m a Failure At Housework

Question: Hello Luise: I really hate my inability to do housework well and I never enjoy doing it. I know where my aversion comes from. My mother was always frowning as she worked and looked like it was a horrible experience. (I learned later that she had a damaged heart from having diphtheria as a […]

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My Life Is Crumbling Around Me

Question: Dear Luise: I am feeling totally lost. I had to drop out of graduate school because it became too much for me. I was really stressed and now I am seriously depressed. I recently found out that I am afraid to succeed. What in the world do I do with that information? I don’t […]

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