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Ask the Expert: I hate myself

I hate myself. I think I am a very bad person from inside. I am addicted to adultery. How can I get rid of it. Please help.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2006 13:02 IST

Our expert, clinical psychologist Seema Sharma, answers your queries - from relationship problems to pressures in school and colleges, complexes that you might develop or battling peer pressure adn the intense competition - reach out to our expert.

I hate myself. I think I am a very bad person from inside. Although I never did anything wrong to anyone in my life but I am spoiling myself because of adultery. Adultery has now become an obsession for me. I am addicted to it . There is not a single day when I don't masturbate or do something else. I just dont know get rid of this.

Sex: Male
Age:  18

As one grows, one needs to manage the social, psychological, emotional and biological pressures of development. The demand of all of these, sometimes is extremely confusing.

If we catch ourselves doing something which is not ‘correct’, we should scold and correct ourselves and move on. Harbouring guilt is something you should rid yourself of.

Moreover, masturbation is not abnormal as research evidences tell us. It is only that getting obsessed with anything is not healthy.

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