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Emotional Bunting Inability
Can porn cause emotional bunting/inability to love a partner/empathy reduction/difficulty to be romantic?
Yes: Pornography has shown to have adverse psychological effects when watched in excess. Reduced ability to love a real person is another symptom as no one can live up to the ideal on the screen. However, these issues are treatable with psychotherapy and seeking out a therapist who is experienced in this area is generally recommended. Watching as little pornography as possible also should help. ...Read more
Can porn cause emotional bunting/inability to love a partner/empathy reduction/difficulty to be romantic/difficuly in intimacy with the loved one?
Porn Q's: It's tough to answer all of these questions bc it depends. People have different emotional and physical relationships with porn. Some integrate into their intimacy and it works out. Others find it gets in the way of getting pleasure from their partner(s). I suggest working with a sex positive therapist who can help you explore these q's individually or with you and your partner(s). ...Read more
The past two months: some panic attacks, depression, inability to focus, headaches, little dizziness, distantness, emotional stagnancy , hypercondriac?
Stress Eating: Many people use food to deal with stress, but it does not help with stress, and in fact, may actually cause you weight and health problems. This is usually a learned behavior. Talk with a counselor about finding other methods of stress coping that do not cause harm to your body. Finding other options will very helpful and possibly wiser solutions to your stressors and emotions. ...Read more
Gender: That is not a true statement and is a false belief. Now if you want to talk about the differences in how men and women express and experience their feelings and emotions then we may be able to make some generalities. But, also, as you age, you may also come to understand that the 'why' questions in life are often great topics for debate but there may not be any real or valid answer to 'why'. ...Read more
Perimenopause: Too much stress in your life or work can lead to outburst. In your age group, perimenopause and hormonal imbalances can sometimes lead to feeling of despair or 'outbursts'. Either your mental specialist or obgyn can do a preliminary workup. Have in mind also the possibility of mental disorders affecting you. ...Read more
Depends on DX: Being "emotional" is very common and anxiety and stress are some of the most common symptoms that presents to a doctors office. See your dr. And get a good evaluation, including thyroid testing and lab work to see if hormones are playing a role in your emotions. Psychiatrists and therapists are well-trained in this area. Your tx will depend on your dx, and there is help for you! best wishes. ...Read more
Generally yes: Having the capacity for powerful emotions is generally a positive trait which is associated with compassion for other people and animals. However, if your emotions become so powerful you can't function well for awhile this can be a problem. I prefer an individualized natural approach to dealing with such situations which includes supportive counseling, good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what is meant by "emotional outbursts." sometimes people need to know the intensity and direction of your emotions -- like when someone's trying to harm you and you're screaming "no!" in ongoing relationships, it's healthier to find safe ways to discharge anger, aggression, etc until you decide how you want to deal with the person & situation. Our words & actions have after-effects. ...Read more
Not scientific: That is not a scientific fact, nor a true myth. In your experience you may see this, but it does not hold true when one begins to define 'emotional' or look at different sub cultures. In California or in America women are socialized to express their emotions in ways different than men are socialized to express their emotions. Your question is unanswerable. ...Read more
Hormones: Hormones surge in the adolescent. The body is changing rapidly and many times it is just an emotional roller coaster. The teen is not a child and not an adult yet...They don't know what to do with their growing bodies and of course there is chemistry with the opposite sex making it all a big learning experience. They are trying not to need the parents they still need in a big way. ...Read more
Question too broad: There are thousands of books that modestly cover this subject.It is not possible to cover it in 400 characters on the answer platform & questions are not linked for discussion. Please formulate a specific question and submit it for review. ...Read more
I admire you for your physical activity
We have been endowed with the gift of so many muscles in our body by the Creator!
Since birth, our muscles moved from one milestone to another Balancing neck, sitting, crawling, standing, walking and playing.
We felt happy and energetic.
Yes, Physical activity is manifestation of the gift of muscles.
We become happy, feel energy, and connected to universe. ...Read more
Down syndrome: Having a child with down sx can have a profound effect in anyones life. Taking care of a patient with Down syndrome involves financial burden that sometimes a family cannot handle, leading to emotional distress. Also feeling of blame, thinking that either parent did something wrong can have the same implications. This case can have many multifactorial reasons that can lead to emotional distress. ...Read more
Get help: You need help if you decide to act on those urges. You should call your doctor and let him/her begin to help you. ...Read more
See a specialist: Communicate with your primary care about your problem. You will likely need the assistance of a psychologist, a pain psychologist and a pain physician. Good luck, emotional pain can be a significant burden. ...Read more
Many: It can be very hard to cope with any kind of emotional illness and requires a lot of support. Unfortunately the stigma of mental illness adds to the challenges of coping, but therapy and other support groups are helpful and medications may also be needed. The national alliance for the mentally ill nami.Com is a good resource for local support groups. ...Read more
Pain intensity: There is no device currently in use to objectively measure pain. Pain is subjective to the person experiencing it and cannot be accurately be assessed by another person. So your question in unanswerable. ...Read more
IN LOVE: If you are not ready to get married, don't be so emotional. Concentrate on what you are doing now like going to school to finish your studies.Try to suppress your emotions until you are stable, then you can fall in love! remember there are many things to do yet before you reach that stage. ...Read more
Same as everyone: Short people have the same range of emotions as any other person. ...Read more
No difference: Emotional/mental health is essentially the same thing. The terms are used interchangeably. ...Read more