Obsessed with celebrities: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow sounds off
- Duration 3:29
- Date Apr 25, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow sounds off
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All of us have our own crazy unique quirks that make it seemed downright odd times but how do we know the difference between wacky.
I don't know but somebody here it does know here to answer your email.
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-- -- to keep out lol are you ready doctor.
I'm ready I just extraordinaire how could not be ready with an introduction absolutely which means it cost us a lot of money that's -- code.
-- let's talk about the first team.
We've got a viewer says doctor Keith I'm obsessed with the lives of celebrities and TV characters talk about him all the time is it they're real people relevant to my life I've been fortunate tabloids and hours watching TV.
Is this normal or is this person not -- Well listen you know being distracted that extent with the lives of celebrities can mean only one thing that you want to be distracted from your own reality on your own life you're lapsing into illusion.
Yes it's not because it cleaves you from the people in your life you -- you with.
And from yourself -- Okay all right sorry Mary Hart -- you set up thirty minutes left in the session on that target -- My wife remembers everything I do wrong even if I was ten years ago.
I think she has a photographic memory of my nightmare this is your wife -- I don't know this is somebody somebody who's anyway -- like that that -- Metallica is this chiefs got a great memory.
For my -- stuff -- this normal like always been -- she was a little knots what do you think.
Well look I think this I think number one people do remember slights but here this is an open door.
If your wife remembers literally every slight.
That you've ever committed against her start to wonder with her why why -- you recording these things photographic -- who heard her in the past this could be the opening to.
A discussion where you get to know -- much better.
And by the way.
You might stop curtain there if you realize -- this is an injured person she's going to be having normal she could also be building a case against you so it sounds like it's normal.
So so keep what you're saying is that somebody who keeps score.
You gotta worry about.
Well I'm saying to come -- you can score you want to understand.
And because it may not be you.
-- grid the scores most important could actually been score related to something in the past.
Okay let -- an -- Umpire -- -- meanwhile back in the final point I can't everything that is sidewalk cracks on my way to the bus.
-- stares at the office seventeen tiles on the wall 54 this kind of scared me I even count that slats on the drapes.
I do this consistently and lying and -- -- Yeah -- you know like look here's the thing.
People do this because they want to fill the time when their mind might wander their minds might wander to what.
Things that bother them.
So they've got filler to try to camouflage the very things they need to think about to change their lives to challenge themselves sorry.
It's not it's that's not practical side.
Pulling -- your normal.
And we don't think this is normal because I don't know if -- -- I think -- -- -- like diagnose she'll he had doctor Kate joins us on why you my friend if you've got a question whether or not you or somebody you know is normal and that's email it's.
Go and log on to a FOX & -- dot com and send him your questions he might answer next week thanks thanks that's keep.
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