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How can I cope with a husband who is starting to forget me?

How can I cope with a husband who is starting to forget me?

Accept it: Make sure pt. Has a diagnosis (like dementia). Once diagnosis is sure you have to avoid taking it personally when the patient does not recognize you or ask you the same thing often. Follow the flow, do not get angry with him. Try to ventilate your frustrations with a positive and productive way. Involve the whole family. Reserve some time for you personally to do thongs you use to love. ...Read more

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My ex had a baby with his new girlfriend and it is really difficult for me to see. How can I deal with this difficult emotions?

My ex had a baby with his new girlfriend and it is really difficult for me to see.  How can I deal with this difficult emotions?

Why force yourself?: Do you have to see your ex, his new girlfriend, and the new baby? If seeing them is difficult for you emotionally, why do you force yourself? ...Read more

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How can I cope and adjust to a boyfriend with e.D.?

How can I cope and adjust to a boyfriend with e.D.?

Find the cause: If he gets a good erection with his favorite images / ideas, but not with you, it's time for couples' therapy -- look for ways to turn each other on that don't involve intercourse or require an erection, and the problem is likely to self-cure. If it's no erections, he needs a physician's help. Prolactinoma and hemochromatosis are often missed causes. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can deal with ADHD without going to a doctor?

Can i tell me how i can deal with ADHD without going to a doctor?

Read: There are so many good books on ADHD management and strategies. Meditation, exercise, yoga, better organizational plans all don't really require a doctor. But being a Dr. I can say that getting started with one and developing a solid plan then following up with your expert is very helpful. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can deal with a boyfriend who's off his ADHD meds?

Can i tell me how i can deal with a boyfriend who's off his ADHD meds?

Talk to him: If you think he functions better on his medication, then tell him so. Some people with adhd cannot tell that the medication helps, but it may be obvious to others that it does. Sometimes, just hearing it from someone else will help him realize that it makes a positive difference. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can talk to a new doctor about add and anxiety?

Can i tell me how i can talk to a new doctor about add and anxiety?

You might wish to: Write down your symptoms before hand ; then advise your physician / psychiatrist of each symptom when you meet. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can deal with a teacher who has autism?

Can i tell me how i can deal with a teacher who has autism?

With difficulty!: It would be very difficult for any teacher to be severely autistic. However, some adults can have aspects of the autistic spectrum that may be quite subtle and impact on interacting with adults. Odd behavior, repetitive speech patterns and poor eye contact may be clues. If present, i would discuss it with the teacher's supervisor. ...Read more

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How can I cope with going from a wife to a caregiver?

How can I cope with going from a wife to a caregiver?

Suggestions: If severly depressed, seeing your doctor can help and is always encouraged. Soliciting help from friends and family can be useful. Depending on where you live, the local hospitals often offer support groups. Home health and hospice are great options. For alzheimers, the alzheimer's association offers many suggestions. Other chronic diseses have similar organizations. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i could get over my anxiety to where i can enjoy life with friends and actually get to date someone?

Can you tell me how i could get over my anxiety to where i can enjoy life with friends and actually get to date someone?

Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. Biofeedback training can help you learn relaxation skills. Check out www.bcia.org and www.aapb.org for biofeedback professionals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with a bipolar sister?

Can you tell me how to deal with a bipolar sister?

Family Therapy can: Be very beneficial for both the person who has bipolar disorder and the rest of the family. I would encourage you to read about bipolar disorder. Knowledge = power. ...Read more

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What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

What activities can I do with my family to help me emotionally as a disabled person?

Communication: If you are diabled, communication becomes very important. You need to tell your family what you enjoy & you need to know what they enjoy. You need to plan how your disability affects the things they enjoy a minimize & they need to plan accordingly to help you enjoy things your like to do and same for things you all like and would llike to do together. Communication is hte key. Keep lines open. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with my boyfriend's epilepsy?

Can you tell me how to deal with my boyfriend's epilepsy?

Maybe tough: First, make certain he follows his doctors advice and complies with medication. He should not drive if seizures are uncontrolled, and this would also restrict use of power equipment, activities at heights, swimming or taking a bath alone. Recreational drugs, especially cocaine, amphetamines, and even alcohol could be hazardous. Attend visits with him at his neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way for my husband to want to have sex with me more often? He doesn't want it everyday like me. How do I keep passion alive?

What is the best way for my husband to want to have sex with me more often? He doesn't want it everyday like me. How do I keep passion alive?

That's something: You and your husband need to resolve on your own or with counseling. It's not something anyone on the internet can tell you how to lead your personal life. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to deal with my brother's depression?

Can you tell me how to deal with my brother's depression?

Allow yourself to : Grieve his mental health issues. Know that as much as you love him, that you can't make him better. Love him as he is. Engage him. Let him know that you care and that you are there for him. Small acts of kindness can some times go a long way when someone is depressed. Remind him of the things that are good about him. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I tell my partner I really wanna be with him and crave and sex ? What way can I tell him . In writing  .

How can I tell my partner I really wanna be with him and crave and sex ?   What way can I tell him . In writing  .

Pose as a question: Would you be interested in carrying our relationship to a different level? Do you think intimacy adds another dimension for us? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could cope with newborn and a toddler?

Can you tell me how I could cope with newborn and a toddler?

Get support: Coping with a newborn and toddler can be very hard. We all want to do the best for our kids and ourselves! Do you have an in person support network? Don't hesitate to ask for help! If not, on line support can be beneficial. Check out: http://www.babycenter.com/303_coping-with-two-or-more_1746404.bc. Best of luck to yo hand your family! ...Read more

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How can I get through to my 17 years old with bipolar disorder? She wants to get better wont take her medication consistently.

How can I get through to my 17 years old with bipolar disorder? She wants to get better wont take her medication consistently.

Refuses meds: Tough problem! this is the number 1 problem with bipolars. Use medication dispensers, count pills, ensure follow-up visits with her psychiatrist. Reward her when she's compliant, request random blood levels when available( lithium, depakote, etc.).Address side effects such as weight gain.Use long acting injections if applicable.Good luck! ...Read more

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I think mom has depression, what signs can I look for? Shes very difficult to talk to so how can I help her without a professional around?

Care and Concern: It is sometimes hard to talk to family members about feelings and emotions. I would encourage you to be patient for a time when things are relatively peaceful and calm. Then, just share your conncerns in a simple and gentle way. Remember, you cannot be responsible for how your mother reacts - just stay focused on showing her that you care about her and want to suport her. ...Read more

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