Still dreaming of ex-wives: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 3:25
- Date Jan 23, 2013
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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My husband asks me this every day pretty normal or -- What do you say to it depends on the day from then on -- some -- to questioner naslund -- wild and it's a question we asked doctor Keith after the.
Just because he went to college joining us right now is the the guys answers emails text keep download -- to keep.
Welcome first thing -- -- get the purple time I know I feel bad at all until I feel you need to kiss up to Steve by dressing like okay.
Which I gotta get you an -- to an analysis for that -- -- start with email number one Steve.
It reads this way I was married to the I was -- the first time for seventeen years again a second time for twelve years once a month or so I have dreams that involve one.
Where the other on my exes -- happy twelve your relationships now with my fiance but I never -- dreams about her.
-- -- -- What could be more.
Normal thank you normal then to have dreams of -- people.
An intimate with for that long -- -- -- no reason.
That you have that length of time with these two women know of course -- Nothing wrong with -- -- relationship it does not mean that any and all you really know this guy is normal.
Because he hasn't -- the third time.
He says he's got a fiance twelve years so we're gonna give them a bill a health here and say he's OK guess and I normally have these dreams is okay.
Not gonna have that can't -- after she figures out who she is because it won't be too tough for -- who has been there in those two times and a fiancee for twelve year you know WR.
There you go well in any case -- dream about her too if you leave -- but that's normal it's artificial to have this.
You -- wall built.
Between you and someone with whom you were that close I used email number 211 awful fear of dogs now my son wanted poppy.
My husband thinks will help me overcome my fear but I'm too petrified of my normal -- -- This is in the sense that most puppies are not.
Killers right it's not normal it's it's a little -- -- -- the -- obsessive compulsive.
Disorder or a phobia.
And so what you gotta do is get down to the roots of why did this happen did you have a bad experience past with a -- bite marks on your aorta.
Who knows -- like yeah that'll do it.
But the bottom line is get to the bottom of why is this happening don't start with having a dog in the house maybe go -- a shelter.
For two minutes rate exposure therapy is great but I don't know if you want to live.
With the exposure therapy right off the bat our advice -- -- number three.
I have high school -- coming up -- at school dance coming up really have no interest in going activists like all school functions.
I'd rather stay home and read a good book does this make me not so.
Did not -- normal listen.
Not everybody's the -- out of -- they wanted.
-- -- -- Read the night away it's okay you may yet -- -- in the library to date look at that that's.
Be happy story so don't feel the pressure to do something you know to -- -- you feel you're missing out of how many times that I told you that.
Figure out every night and you don't need to be right OK you can be home you have a family that you were on when a club -- Sorry about confidentiality.
-- materials wanna drive this is unbelievable in front of everybody.
You're part of my third the only got a question for -- TV analyst for -- -- -- come in next week in -- -- sort of figure much yet watch him Gloria we Google thanks.