Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Had a Girlfriend With Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    About my experience with this relationship (in Progress)

    It was hell.  I tried so hard but could never get close.  They can't, and emotions that come up will always be rationalized as your "fault".  You WILL be accused of being EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE, which at that point MAY HAVE BECOME largely true. I sought...
    BobArctor BobArctor 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 15, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Had a Girlfriend Who Was a Quadrepelegic

    Her name was Penny. She was beautiful.
    ehlamf1 ehlamf1 31-35, M Jun 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Exactly

      I *am* the girlfriend with PTSD.
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F Nov 3, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am 24 With Ptsd

    Let me start by saying that living with this disorder is harder for the people who love me then for me to live through. I have a series of events that triggered this disorder. As a child I was molested by my mothers boyfriend for four years. When she found out she sent me away...
    tiffanyprtslc tiffanyprtslc 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Am 24 With Ptsd

    Let me start by saying that living with this disorder is harder for the people who love me then for me to live through. I have a series of events that triggered this disorder. As a child I was molested by my mothers boyfriend for four years. When she found out she sent me away...
    tiffanyprtslc tiffanyprtslc 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm not married to someone with Ptsd but in a relationship with my bf. He has it. He just retired from serving 7 years in the military. Sometimes he won't talk to me for a few days...
    ladrians ladrians 22-25, F Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband has had a life full of trauma. His dad left when he was 5 and started a new family halfway across the country. His mother shifted from man to man; they were ALL abusive...
    LonelyMom214 LonelyMom214 26-30, F Mar 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can still taste the powder from the barrel of my gun. I can hear my sergent screaming "run soldier run!" I can feel the backpack on my shoulders, God it weighed a ton. And I...
    Hockeyguy911924 Hockeyguy911924 18-21, M Mar 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    At the time I didn't see anything wrong with it....legal is 18 and I was a teen myself. It was also with a girlfriend I had been with since 8th grade....in high school and college...
    myzterieboy myzterieboy 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husbands ptsd and intimacy issues has changed the person I am today. I have never felt this alone in my life. I'm so sick of it!!
    christy6964 christy6964 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not married to but have been in a serious relationship for 2 years with a retired soldier who suffers with severe PTSD at 34 years old. He is the first soldier I have dated...
    AB81713 AB81713 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My neighbour asked me to watch his little 3 year old daughter while he was at work and so was he's wife the kid was asleep and I was watching a gay **** and he had walked in on me...
    supersexygay supersexygay 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Her name was Doreen. I met her at a birthday party. She was my kind of lady. 61 yrs old (i was 22) short skirt, low cut top & sexy highheels. I had been told she was a real flirt...
    Prettyheels Prettyheels 31-35 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm married the love of my life 5yr ago and when he survived a life threatening medical condition that was service connected the man I knew died and left behind the worst in human...
    endlessstruggle endlessstruggle 41-45, F Mar 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Deleted by EP due to content
    canuckrider canuckrider 41-45, F Mar 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The thirst on here is real...
    littlegirl03 littlegirl03 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Happened today. It was my first proper sex.... and it was just a hookup. Though we texted each other quite a lot after that but i dont thinks it was anything meaningful for him. I...
    Adam4u Adam4u 22-25, M Mar 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lost my virginity to my brother. I guess I get off on doing the wrong things. Please ask if you want to know more
    fadijp fadijp 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People need to understand. ~ PTSD is an uphill battle, every single day. It's not a disorder that fades in and out, it's a daily fight. ~ People with PTSD tend to lose touch with...
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PTSD in November 2014. I believe I have had this condition since I was a child. I have had many different experiences which have led me to where I am today...
    malifrgr malifrgr 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PTSD in 2014 because of the gang rape I went through and I get flash back of it when I sleep every now and then it was horrible to go through and the flash...
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 18-21, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So things got better, because they broke up in the start of this year (they didn’t even last 6 months, this shows what a b**** she really it and my dad finally realised it.) From...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 16-17 Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Right now, I'm in High School as an 8th Grade Student so I expected such work to be harder but I never expected it to be so hard and overwhelming that the stress I constantly feel...
    yourxworstxblessing yourxworstxblessing 13-15, F Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last March, I met this guy here on EP. We started talking and instantly clicked. He was one of those people that was just easy to talk to. We messaged on EP for a few weeks and...
    daneakay daneakay 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To start this experience off, yes I did take sleeping pills because I hadn’t slept in 3 days straight and I was to the point of exhaustion and my stress levels from my occupation...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He had never left his ex, I had no idea. I loved him so much. We just fell apart I thought after I got pregnant. We lived together and he just stopped... everything. I thought it...
    Missed515 Missed515 31-35, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hadn't been with my boyfriend long when I found out I was pregnant. I booked the abortion in a panic before I had even told him. I had been on certain medication that could...
    Fluff168 Fluff168 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being on the internet can have it’s scary moments. I am sure most of us realize that people aren’t always who they say they are and that it is imperative that we protect...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 57 Responses Mar 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had one with my twin sis, I had bottom and she had top,
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been seeing a girl since we had sex on accident 3 months ago. We aren't in a relationship but we're close and we both care about each other. her mom likes me and her friends...
    FriscoWolf FriscoWolf 18-21, M Mar 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've managed to fall in love with my friend. She's gay. I'm not supposed to be. I'm married with kids. I'm actually quite happy with my husband, but this new girl has turned my...
    stena stena 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My now ex-wife and one of our best friends had an affair for almost 2 yrs now. He claimed he didn't know how she felt and she back pedaled and said the same thing. The thing is...
    hosedsailorboy hosedsailorboy 41-45, M 14 Responses Mar 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He told me to stay after class and I did and he told me to sit on he's lap I did he grabbed my **** the he had sex with me
    supersexygay supersexygay 22-25, M Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay I've tried to ignore him. I didn't look at him when I saw him, I didn't chase him, nothing. I thought it isn't that hard. But then, at the end of the day we had lesson with...
    emosaurus emosaurus 16-17, F Mar 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately in the past year I have been feeling really down and I barely smile anymore. Nothing significant has happened but I have had fights with friends, including things where they...
    xxlaniexx xxlaniexx 13-15 Mar 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have had sex with my father for the last seven years and I don't any stopping it. I just wish we could be in the open about it and I wish people would understand that we can't...
    renee245 renee245 22-25 Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 15, I rode the school bus to and from school. My stop was the first in the morning and the last stop on the way home. My friends always sat near the back of the bus. One...
    scopin20 scopin20 51-55, M Mar 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    An emotional day today. Our country's founding father's wake was today. A shift is felt. This is time of sadness but also brought upon some reflection. A time where I ask what's...
    HurtsEverywhere HurtsEverywhere 31-35, F 2 Responses 30 mins ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm the type of person who needs to talk about what happened to me. So I'm not really sure when I developed the disorder; there has always been abuse in my family. My parents...
    suzannenderekh suzannenderekh 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm new to all this. I met my bf online last October. We talked till December, he came to my state to visit his family and me. During his stay he asked me to be his gf. He was...
    ladrians ladrians 22-25, F Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel