I'll try and be short and to the point. I have been married for 16 years to a wonderful man that I love very deeply. In the past year I am feeling like my husband and I are growing apart. He seems so depressed and sad all the time and when I try to find out what is wrong with him he just says "I don't know". I'm having a real problem with this. I've asked him if he still loves me and he says "why would you ask a question like that." I'm so confused that I don't know what to do. I cry all the time and I myself am so depressed that everyday life things are very hard for me to do. I even called in sick to work today to see if I could figure something out. Also, we have a 9 year old son who is always asking "mommy what's wrong, why are you sad". This can't go on. I'm loosing my mind and it's also affecting our son. Sure hope you can help or at least lead me in the right direction. Thank you.
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Possible symptoms of RAD diagnosis in 6-7 year old - Karen Y. Edwards - Jan 6th 2013
I have been a counselor for 22 years. However, I have worked with only adolescents. This is my first year as a counselor in elementary. I taught 8 years in elementary so I do have some experience with this age. I have numerous children with a diagnosis of RAD. Tow of the children are 6 and 7. Both seem to have an extreme craving for sugar or sweets. One literally drinks maple syrup if she has access. Is this a coincidence or a symptom?
Thank you, Karen Edwards
Same problem - Greg - Aug 13th 2009
We have a 14 year old with the same problem as well as wetting himself. Would like to talk to you to see if anything has helped your child. I don't think it is related to constipation. We don't know what to do??? Greg 816-337-7147
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I Liked your article.With us our 15yr old,has Encopresis bad,We have tried everything.And he still makes messes.Has anyone got any suggestions to try?He has Aspergers,OCD,and Defiant disorder.Thanks,Debbie