I Go Out of My Way to Avoid Painful Reminders

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    A Small Town

    I went to school in a rather small town in California. So there wasn't many places my boyfriend and i could go to hang out. We covered the usual hangouts and restaurants and now that we have broken up everywhere in that small town reminds me of him. The Little Things always hurt...
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    Aug 30, 2010


    My thing is that a painful reminder is verrrrrrry close to a trigger...and I try to avoid those at all costs. What do I mean by "trigger"?A trigger is some stimulus that sets off some kind of PTSD reaction in me.  The reaction may be anything from just feeling uncomfortable and...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    Jul 30, 2011
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