Can't get over dog's death: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 2:19
- Date Dec 12, 2012
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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I don't isn't isn't much to -- -- -- for some time I'm on my normal.
-- might not -- to keep that low here to answer your emails good morning doctor Q okay listen to this -- morning my -- -- excuse me my since start never got over the -- -- -- dog it was ten years ago but listen that's.
In this same span of time we've lost a grandmother and even house to a flood.
But she's depressed about the dog dog not the other things is that -- -- is that.
-- I'm gonna say that's normal and the reason for that is that these are real relationships people become bonded in extraordinary ways with their animals.
And because this is real real -- she needs help.
So she needs to learn to move on to other things this is.
Over represented this is complicated -- that she has to get over.
By the way I give people in my practice the book blue dog by Jorge Rodriguez out of print but widely available and it can transform people's.
Grief over losing their pets -- interest in.
I am an owner of three dogs I love dogs which recommends you sometimes people personalize the relationship with dogs a little too much but today.
I think that some people used dogs to substitute for human relationships when they could have both.
Right so yes I agree keep that might OK here's another one my girlfriend is such -- time -- she talks and she acts like one of the guys.
At first I found that endearing and now it's just in the wind does not -- I don't think I either party is nuts I think that right now these gender.
Identity issues are so complex.
That they're best left to the professionals so my advice should be -- the qualities you admire in your friend focus on those and leave her gender identity -- Her and her doctors -- -- -- -- -- I -- near my ex boyfriend my friends tell me I am crazy but.
I feel while why give a got a good deal a lot of great apartment what do you think about us.
Completely actually ex boyfriend and utterly crazy and why not because -- picking that a public but because you think you're doing it because it's a nice what is -- doing it because you can't let go you wanna be closer to the guy so you have a fixed in false belief -- -- why.
You're doing this that's called the delusion find another place doctor Keith thanks so much are you send -- in your emails -- questions for doctor -- Fox friends first of foxnews.com and -- yet if your normal or if you're not thanks a lot every what it is now.