Doctor insights on:
Traits Of Emotionally Abusive Men
Yes: Persons with addictions have unique personalities just like people without, so without out giving specific labels, I would say that people with addictions lack coping skills to deal with feelings and emotions, to regulate them in a healthy way. Vicious cycle, the worse the addiction less able to regulate feelings, less able to regulate feelings need to use more to numb them out. ...Read more
Control: These are insecure men who suffer from inadequacy to great degrees but usually do not acknowledge their low sense of self and rather try to boost their self esteem through dominating and controlling others. Often they have been abused themselves and make very poor partners until they seek therapy for a considerable length of time. Best. ...Read more
Jerks: There's no need for a medical term. ...Read more
Differentiate the composition of blood between men and women? What are its implications to their traits (actions, appearance, tendencies, ect.)
Blood differences: Circulating levels of sex hormones are different. White blood cells, like all cells, have either an X or a Y chromosome. There may be subtle differences in leukocyte function as a result, but their fundamental functions are the same. Everything else is exactly the same. If it weren't, treating men and women with serious illnesses would be even more complex than it is. ...Read more
Many reasons: Limited insight and self-awareness coupled with low self esteem and often a history of abuse are often characteristics of abusers. Abusers tend to blame their victims but abuse is the result of something wrong with the abuser not the victim. Adherence to strong gender roles, presence of a toddler/teen in the home, holidays, and football are all stressors that increase chances of abusive episodoe. ...Read more
Men/Women The Same: Men and women are about equally likely to abuse stimulants such as Cocaine and methamphetamine. But there are gender differences. Women report first using Cocaine at younger ages than men. Evidence found in animals and humans suggests that women more quickly develop dependence on stimulants and are more prone to relapse after quitting the habit. ...Read more
No: According to the CDC, US men have higher rates of alcohol abuse and dependence (17% lifetime) than women (8%). Men also have much higher rates of injury and hospitalization related to alcohol. Male drivers are twice as likely to be intoxicated in fatal car accidents than female drivers. Men who commit suicide are more likely than women to have consumed alcohol. ...Read more
I know alcohol abuse leads 2 many bad things can it also be a cause of a enlerge prostate or does this happen naturally for men?
I've been "afraid" of men ever since I can remember. Uncles and everything. I've talked to my mom about it, but she doesn't know. Sign if abuse?
Doubtful: There is a "pop" idea that most if not all mental health issues and even unwanted idiosyncracies in woman are caused by forgotten sexual abuse by one or more bad men. This is rejected by mainstream medicine & in any case there's no benefit to pursuing this. Truth be told, we men are scary. But if you're brave, take a chance on love & open a good heart, one of us is ready 2 be yours to love always. ...Read more
Do men with ADHD and traits of asbergers come off there ADHD meds become narcissistic? Or is it always there all along?
Meds vs. Personality: Narcissism is a personality trait that may co-exist with other psych disorders. If someone stops meds for ADHD or Asperger's syndrome, they may show more behavioral symptoms that are socially inappropriate. However, underlying narcissism is not altered by medication. It can only be addressed through psychotherapy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Is it normal for a woman who suffered sexual abuse + sexual assault as a child to not have any sexual desires and fear most men? Is it normal for a woman who suffered sexual abuse and a sexual assault as a child to not have any sexual desires and to be ex
Ecstacy part 2: "stacking" remarkably increases the risk of sudden cardiac death in e abusers. E abusers usually coadminister sedating drugs as counter balances to the e effect and to prolong the ability to use it. This is even more dangerous. Please have the ecstacy user seek medical help. ...Read more
It's possible.: Thalassemia is very common in certain populations (Mediterranean, Central Africa, Asia), but certainly can be found in other populations. That can either be because of a spontaneous mutation in your English family, or in yourself. Also, there could be a non-English ancestor of which your are unaware that was the source of the gene that was passed down the family tree. ...Read more
No: Sickle cell trait means that one is a "carrier" of the sickle cell gene. It takes two copies of the sickle cell gene to manifest sickle cell disease. If a man has sickle cell trait, he may pass the sickle cell gene or the normal gene to his offspring - meaning 50% risk that he will pass on the sickle cell gene. The offspring's chance of inheritance also depends on the status of the mother! ...Read more
If a man have two kids normal and his third child with sicklecell trait, do that mean he carried the trait anyway?
If a man first two children be normal and his third child have sicklecell trait do that mean he was a carrier anyway?
Emotional Abuse: Some examples might be name-calling, telling him he is stupid, worthless, etc. Making fun of him both in private and in public. Never letting him live down his mistakes. If in a committed relationship, seeing other men and making sure he knows about it -- then saying these others are better lovers, etc. Men can also do similar and worse to women -- and do, unfortunately. ...Read more
No choice: Statistically, half the offspring would be expected to get the trait and half not. However, every time you conceive, you flip a coin and get what you get. Every kid might get trait, every kid might be normal, or some of either. ...Read more
Two possibilities: There will always be two possibilities in the offspring of a trait carrier. They can pass on the sickle trait in one of the 2 possible genes, or pass the normal gene. He could have all his kids carry trait, or none or some. You basically flip a coin every conception to see which comes up. ...Read more
Delayed report of an assault as a child. Man confessed. Objects, etc. Causing memories of more abuse by man. Dr. says real, but how can I be sure? Thx
Talk therapy: Many people suffer PTSD-like symptoms following such experiences. You might be. Try to find a therapist you can trust to figure out your needs at this time. I'm not sure what you're not sure of - but that can be clarified in your therapy. How you feel is real and that's the most important part. Sadly, this is not unique - others have been thru similar pain. You can find help! ...Read more
It's possible.: Thalassemia is a condition characterized by reduced expression of either Alpha or beta globins, which together make up hemoglobin. There are people who have Alpha deficiencies that are clinically silent (so called silent carrier). Having a child with person with alpha-thal trait, for example, is one way to have a clinically significant alpha-thal. There are other possibilities as well. ...Read more
What to do if I'm having abnormally short fingers (brachydactyly) is inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait. A man with brach?
Nothing at 50: At your age there are no surgical interventions that would be successful in reconstruction. I would advise a genetic counseling appointment, as there are many forms of brachydactyly with different degrees of genetic penetration and associated abnormalities, to better understand your situation and the potential for its impact on your relatives. ...Read more
Not had sex in 10+ years due to sexual abuse, (flashbacks)have a caring man in my life want to have sex, how do I get past the flashbacks, to do it?
Difficult: That is a very difficult situation to be in. Sexual abuse can leave lifetime scars, and of course cause PTSD. However, with counseling and possibly medication it is something that can be dealt with and overcome. My suggestion would be to search for specialists in your area who deal with sexual abuse issues and PTSD and start a relationship with them. ...Read more
Had col'oscopy last week, still feeling upset. Triggered a lot of emotions of when I have flashbacks of c/h abuse. Feeling violated emotionally. Help?
Environmental: Someone raised in an emotionally abusive home has been in the environment of abuse. A child adopted into an emotionally abusive family has a greater chance of becoming emotionally abusive himself. The biologic child of abusive parents, who is adopted into a loving and nurturing family has a greater chance of becoming a loving person because of his adoptive environment. Nature (genetic) vs nurture. ...Read more
Helping girlfriend: That is not easy, and what u call abuse can depends on age, culture and how close she is to her family. However, if she feels being abused than there are many ways to deal with it. ...Read more
Emancipate: The fact that you asked says that if/when you are economically self-sufficient, cut the ties. Despite what they have told you, you are an adult and you are not responsible for their happiness. If you can pretend to love them, it may make things bearable for a time, but ultimately for your own sake, you will need to find some other community -- church, military, work, club. Be strong. ...Read more
Can you tell me how can one know if a person has the tendency to abuse (physically, mentally, emotionally, verbally)?
You'll know: The common characteristic of these people is that they make you responsible for their emotional well-being. You can't do this, and they turn nasty and controlling. Just avoid these people, or get out when this starts to show. ...Read more
Abuse: Seek help with a mental health professional who can help you terminate the relationship but most importantly can help you understand how you entered a self destructive relationship so you don't repeat a self defeating pattern. Best. ...Read more