Paranoid about e-mail errors: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 3:52
- Date May 30, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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I did my normal.
And might not -- -- we -- ask ourselves some time to time sometimes a look to even move and it's a question we asked doctor -- tableau every single week.
Joining us right now to answer emails -- -- -- himself.
He's -- -- RC want to college for this so he really knows a lot of stuff there yeah all right so we've gotten some emails here -- here we go.
My wife has forbidden my son from playing football or ice hockey.
Doctor -- she says it isn't worth the physical risks to him he's nine she's pretty controlling many other ways to.
Is she normal or not it's.
Look I'm gonna say.
Why because she's pretty controlling another -- this -- Slower it's that last -- but also listen they're want to risks in the world.
He admitted the mom is stepping porting no football no hockey and she's controlling pubs -- of somebody else.
The man B is dad get some skate lace them up send the way to the ice -- -- -- guide it would have your kids do -- -- -- those sports.
Yeah might check my if you got this no absolutely.
-- my son loves hockey.
There are lots of risks in the world Brian and if his -- that know no football no market say look.
You've got other issues you try to control -- the time.
This is gonna happen right -- -- up on the corner drinking Scotch with his friends and eleven.
Right now it's a risk right OK here I'm paranoid about -- might wrong emails to the wrong person.
Example I picture a derogatory message about my boss -- of -- -- about my boss to co workers and actually sending to my boss instead.
These scenes played my mind what about that sending an email to -- bosses have everybody else about your books.
We're all caught.
In this technological.
World that's irrational fear the rations it's rational.
Because guess what you can hit the wrong button and how many percent had that experience I have we -- look oh my god now get a hybrid idle all or write yet you get -- like write a really creative quick replies yes it is knowing next.
Not that that.
It never works but the bottom line is -- He supposedly.
Accidentally did that -- Thirty years ago I had a bad experience while learning how to pump gas.
Today I can't bear to fill up my own car I literally gotten stranded on empty when they combine -- full service station.
Normal or not it's you -- to do that you could do that -- it's not this is classic obsessive compulsive behavior posttraumatic stress disorder.
Something happened I can't imagine what that -- -- Happened when this person was pumping gas but they're traumatized so get therapy there's this EM DR where you move your eyes rapidly -- you recount what happened.
And I'm transfixed I wanna know what -- happened at the gas station but this person needs help but -- the is that he sometimes people make up phobias.
Because they don't want to do things like pump gas honey you know me I can't pump gas that you make your wife go out and -- it.
-- that -- -- -- this that you why haven't heard that you didn't know I've I've never had an outside.
Share that with me and let's say is that I novel kind of so worried that I would wonder how you how it came to you.
-- you mean these things up in your life that I was like what is sacred and it wasn't going to be about me and couldn't stay out of this state.
I'm just then crashed idol -- and he was coloring -- coloring access for this that it does the team right you're coloring other people's.
Drawings that are -- reached over -- public and a little unusual I -- I mean.
I -- think.
This is not going Stuart Varney was perfectly able -- going in the line I'm gonna move out of my therapy session now this is -- -- -- because that true.
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