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Heart of Darkness

Hello there. I'm 16 years old and I have a question. Sometimes I imagine myself killing someone close to me. Like i could see myself throwing my sister off a ledge or stabbing my boyfriend. These images occur when I'm with the them at the place. This has only happened twice...but is it normal to wonder like that? I dont mean to let myself wonder like that. I love my boyfriend and my sister very very very much. Sure I get annoyed with my sister, she's 9 1/2 yrs old. But theres nothing wrong with my boyfriend and I. Should I seek help? Is there something wrong with me? Could this be connected with post traumatic stress or anything like that? I've never had any mental problems. I get great grades and have many friends. But I do have to say I have a bad temper. Just looking for some advice.

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