Heyyy ... I don't normally ask for advice, but i'm really lost on this one ... This is in support groups and not relationships b/c i need support and advice on what to do and where to go from here ... and other stuff.
Alright ... Last nite i was on icq, and my sister came online. I was talking to my bf at the same time, as well as a few other people. She started to tell me that she was seeing me and my grandfather (who died jan 23 of last yr) and hearing voices (i'm assuming ours). I don't know what to do w/ this info It scares me ... Could this mean she's schitzophrenic (sp?)??
My bf and i tried to talk her into calling my mom, who was out at the time. She wouldn't. She said that she couldn't pick up the phone b/c we (my grandfather and i) were "floating" over the phone. However, the phone rang and she picked it up. Also, after a while, she said she was tired and i suggested she go to bed ... she said she couldn't b/c she's doing h/w. If she were that scared ... too scared to pick up the phone (which she did anyway) ... how can she do h/w?
She also has started cutting herself. It's obvious she's depressed ... she's also on zoloft and seeing a psychiatrist. I threatened to tell my mom and dad (i live w/ dad, she lives w/ mom) or call 911 and have them take her to the hospital (she's seeing and hearing things ... is that a reason for a hospital visit? I would think so)
I can't say i honestly believe all of this. I believe maybe she had a dream about me and my grandfather ... but i can't believe she actually saw this while she was on the cpu w/ us. She said where ever she went, the images followed her ... and yet she's doing h/w. I know she's not in the habit of lying to me, but I think this is a little far fetched ... her story doesn't add up. It doesn't make sense.
After telling both my bf and I that she was doing h/w (while apparently scared out of her mind, from seeing floating images), we both told her (him more gently than i) that we didn't completely buy her story. W/ that, she pretty much told me i was a bad sister and told him to f-off more than once.
What do you guys think about this? I don't know what to do. I haven't told my mom yet (i will) and i doubt she has either. I know she needs help ... whether she's making it up or not. If this is real, then she needs to see a therapist, and soon. If it's not real, then she has other issues to deal w/ like why she would tell people something that isn't true. Especially when she wouldn't tell my mom ... who is normally one of the first people she turns to when she's hurt/scared/upset etc ...
I don't know what to do I'm scared that when my mom finds out she'll be pissed at me for not believing her ... Yet her story doesn't seem to make sense. Or if something happens to her (she cuts herself again) then it'll be my fault for not telling my mom when i first found out ... If this is all real. I feel so bad for not believing her ...
talk to your mom, Tell her what happened, she does seem like she's trying to get somebodies attention. Like a call for help. But she's just doing it in a way nobody will believe her. That's all I can think of....sorry
TELL SOMEONE! Seriously, if you're worried about her, you should definately tell somebody. If these things have just started since she's been on the medicine, then it might be having an odd reaction with her body which could be potentially dangerous. I know a girl who had a nasty reaction to anti-depressents, she started seeing things and then started passing out and stuff. So just to be on the safe side, I'd tell someone.
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Something is seriously wrong. Maybe she really believes she's seeing things-as a side effect or allergic reaction to her medication. She may need attention, and that could be a way to subconciously call for help. Or something else. Whatever it is, someone needs to know right away. Phone your mom and tell her everything your sister described. Take your sister to see her psychologist, too.
I hope she gets better. Good Luck.
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A few years ago, one of my friends seemed very upset and worried about me for no reason that I could discern. When we were finally able to talk privately, she told me that some hours ago, when we'd just been sitting, talking, I'd turned to the window, seeming distressed, and saying that 'he' wasn't there, repeatedly, that I couldn't see 'him', and refusing to even acknowledge her. The thing is, I didn't recall any of this, and still don't, but I trust her. We both believe in what's usually termed the supernatural to some degree, but I really can't classify this experience that way because I don't remember it. However, I had been under a lot of stress in the preceding months, having lost both a person and an animal I loved dearly, and being generally freaked out. So I don't know what happened, I really don't. But I do know I feel fine now. Stressed sometimes, but no more than is normal. I wish I had some actual advice for you.
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