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Suicidal thoughts due to sexual addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Mental Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   are there ways to eliminate suicidal thoughts?
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I shall explain
Doctor :  
May I know with whom is it regarding?
User :   it's me
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
May I know your age, gender, height, weight and marital status?
User :   31, male, 5'9'', 185 lbs, single
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Since when are you having this issue?
User :   since March of last year
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Have you consulted a doctor before for the same issue?
User :   yes, family doctor
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   and he prescribed Zoloft
Doctor :  
What was his opinion?
User :   but it didn't help
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   because I have big problems
Doctor :   Ok

User :   problems which seems to have no solution
Doctor :  
If a problem has no solution, it is not a problem but should be accepted as a fact
User :   yes
User :   but the problem is that for some reason I cannot accept it
User :   I cannot cope with it
Doctor :   What is that if you dont mind?

User :   I am addicted to pornography and masturbation
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can I tell you the whole story?
Doctor :  
It is not a very big problem
Doctor :   Sure
User :   back when I was 20 or so, I was just curious because there are a lot of porn on the Internet
Doctor :   Ok

User :   so I saw the pornography and masturbated
User :   but slowly I began to become addicted
User :   to a point where I have to masturbate once a day
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
It is seen commonly
Doctor :  
Continue
User :   so I have been doing this for 10 years
Doctor :  
ok
User :   to a point where whenever I get frustrated or stressed out, I will need to masturbate
Doctor :   it is a stress buster

Doctor :  
and then
Doctor :  
so your mind has programmed it that way
User :   I have become to depend on masturbation whenever I'm upset or unhappy
User :   this is fine, until January of last year where I masturbated too hard and I damaged my penis
User :   the chat window seems to be moving very slowly
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