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How can I talk to parents about possible having adhd?

How can I talk to parents about possible having adhd?

Discuss specifics : Whom are you referring? Yourself?If so just discuss the possibility.If about their child, there must be a context such as school performance which is raising concerns.Use that as the context for framing your concerns. ...Read more

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How to talk to parents about taking you to a gyno? I'm scared to ask. Its awkward and weird but they know im having sex. But still idk

How to talk to parents about taking you to a gyno? I'm scared to ask. Its awkward and weird but they know im having sex. But still idk

Pelvic Examination: If you already have an open dialogue with your parents regarding sexual activity, then asking to be taken to a gynecologist for a routine examination should be relatively straightforward. A direct statement, such as, "Since I am having sex, I would like to see a gynecologist to make sure that everything is OK" should suffice. ...Read more

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How can you talk to parents about possible bipolar disorder?

Frankly: Be honest. Explain your concerns. Tell them directly what type of help you desire. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to talk my parents out of making me get cosmetic surgery?

Can you tell me how to talk my parents out of making me get cosmetic surgery?

Autonomy: You can't be forced to have unwanted surgery. Further, your parents are jerks if they don't respect your wishes. It may be time to tell a school counselor what's going on, or if they have initiated plans for surgery, even someone in law enforcement. ...Read more

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If a teen has psychotherapy, will everything remain private or does the therapist have to talk to parents if they ask?

If a teen has psychotherapy, will everything remain private or does the therapist have to talk to parents if they ask?

Maybe: Usually, confidentiality is fairly comprehensive. The therapist may, however, breach confidentiality in cases where the safety of the patient or of others may be, in the therapist's best professional judgement, be compromised. ...Read more

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Think i may be depressed after having my 4 surgery this time on shoulder 2 months ago. Cant talk to parents. What should I do. I hate my life right no?

Think i may be depressed after having my 4 surgery this time on shoulder 2 months ago. Cant talk to parents. What should I do. I hate my life right no?

Shoulder specialist!: You likely would benefit from being evaluated by another orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in complex shoulder instability and injury. A second/third opinion is definitely recommended in such cases. Talk/visit with your primary care physician now, nonetheless, and make sure your feelings of depression are discussed and addressed. ...Read more

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I am in love with a guy.He was gioing to talk his parents but now he refused .I broke.Now i can't eat, sleep , walk and drink water.He says he loves me?

I am in love with a guy.He was gioing to talk his parents but now he refused .I broke.Now i can't eat, sleep , walk and drink water.He says he loves me?

Young love hurts bad: So sorry, you are having heartbreak over a young man. He may change his mind. But for now you must regain your spirit. You have lots to offer this world, yourself, and other guys. Please start drinking water and walking. Then you will be able to sleep and eat. Don't think this is an attractive way to attract him or others. We have all been there and recovered. You will too. Namaste. ...Read more

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Um puberty don't want to talk to my parents ?

Um puberty  don't want to talk to my parents ?

Lots of issues: Any specific issue? During puberty you change from top to toe inside and out. Hormones are at their peak and you gain your secondary sex characteristics. Your brain is rewiring and you need to trust the advice of your parents. Be your own person, do not follow the actions of others to be part of a peer group. You are experiencing what we all have for eons so keep it in perspective and go with it. ...Read more

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How can I talk to my parents about end of life decisions?

How can I talk to my parents about end of life decisions?

End of Life Talk: There are many ways to approach this issue. Comfortable setting for the parents. Using yourself as an example is a great way to break the ice. "you know mom and dad, i just signed these documents about what i want at the end of life. Have you done that yet?" this is just one strategy that will help for resusitation concerns. Donor concerns can also be handled in this manner. ...Read more

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