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I Have Post-traumatic Stress Disorders

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders. You're not alone. 42 People

    I'm Not Defined By A Disability

    One of the problems in having PTSD is the social stigma surrounding it and other emotional and mental disorders. The media and others have portayed people with PTSD as psychos who go postal on others. This narrow minded thinking has cause untold damage and made it difficult for...
    judylnclncty judylnclncty 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    The Past Haunts Me

    Now my story isn't so tragic but all my life I was made fun of severely to a point where my old friend posted fat fliers about me with my cellphone number on them around school. I remember I heard everyone laughing and when I turned around there was a mob of people...
    simplicityx simplicityx 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    My World As I Know It

    in 2007 i was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder i am manic depressive i have low self esteem and i have female medical condition and this all within the last 10 years ever since my mom died in 1999 i feel my world is turned upside down i feel lost and confused with no...
    aprilk aprilk 31-35 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    Honestly, this one story is pretty harsh.

    At a college in Nebraska, it was completely boring. Extremely isolated and not much to eat besides McDonald's. I did not have to work, but I was part of the golf team, which traveled frequently. There was a gap in our season because of the holidays and the snowy weather. So...
    Efostere Efostere 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Neurosis Is the Norm

    I suffer from extreme social anxiety that has developed as I have grown into adulthood.  Major depression with dystopia and neurosis and personality conflicts follow close behind.  I believe the foundation for all of this CRAP is the few childhood sexual...
    greybull26 greybull26 26-30, F Sep 30, 2009

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    3 Years Old

    i have ptsd due to the fact i was mulested repeatedly since i was 3 years old now i live my life in fear and reliving my trama evert single day my flash backs are so strong sometimes i cant stand going through them i started emdr a year ago but never finished i hope i can get...
    italianbaby2013 italianbaby2013 18-21, F Feb 1, 2012

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    Stress...

    I live life and life its self makes you stressed, i suffer from ptsd due to getting raped (there is a story about it on my page) i suffer with it everyday i worry and stress like there is no tomorrow....sometimes i wish my brain would just stop thinking....its to the point that i...
    MissUnperfect MissUnperfect 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Post-traumatic Stress

    Post-traumatic stress,Not a friend of mine,I know,Been there,Done that,Massive quakes,I foresaw,To a tee,Only the beginning,Since then,Post-traumatic stress,I've known,Hope one day,It'll be no more.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 3, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    In October I had an abortion. I've gone through the stages of grief, though it was painful I understood it and so did others. But then there were the emotions and thoughts that I...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I'm writing this here for anyone struggling with bed bugs like I am. I hope this is of some help, as I've rid my room of most, compared to what I began with. They aren't completely...
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    It started mildly when I was eight. I kept counting the amount of syllables in songs, and I just HAD to end on an even amount of syllables, or it would drive me insane and I'd have...
    Summer6457 Summer6457 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    That moment when you have so much stress that you just suddenly burst into tears
    MADSOUNDS MADSOUNDS 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I have about 7 mental disorders. I have bipolar, schizophrenia, borderline personality, impulse control, intermittent explosive, PTSD, and Asperger's syndrome. I have a lot of...
    Blaze1103 Blaze1103 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have a big, stressful week of work coming and I'm doubtful that I can take care of all of it. It's hard for me to see the end, and moreover, I am afraid that I'll sabotage...
    kjmbk kjmbk 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I have been so stressed for the last few days and he's been so patient with listening and helping me through everything! <3
    Cupcake91 Cupcake91 22-25, F a week ago

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    I assume to much i am jealous if he even talks to a girl i just want me nd him thts all ! But i have insecurities i stress to much tbh.
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    Alright so... Here's a recap of what happened (since I'm sure the post got deleted.) I had a one night stand with a guy that was a really close friend of mine. He gave me...
    z0mbab3 z0mbab3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Stay away from eating disorders and prevent them when you can! They will basically destroy your life, your relationships with friends, love, and family, your body, your mind, YOU...
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I had a letter come through the post yesterday morning from the eating disorder clinic. I have to see them on 24th July. I'm really nervous and really embarrassed about my eating...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    At the age of 17 I suffered from a severe case of acne vulgaris. It covered my face but it did more damage to my entire upper back, chest, some parts of my waist, thighs and...
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    For about a year I've been considering divorcing my wife of nearly 8 years. Our relationship has never been great. We are great friends, but horrible lovers/spouses. We do things...
    randomtiger45 randomtiger45 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Well, I don't know why exactly but I feel like I want to share my thoughts with someone other than myself. I'm Egyptian, my name is Ibrahim and I'm not happy, in fact I don't...
    ibrahim1forse ibrahim1forse 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    This is my first post, so please bear with me: My husband and I had been together for only 2 months when the first vehicle accident took place and the hospital placed him in an...
    josnyder72 josnyder72 41-45 Jun 26

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    It's been Awhile since my last post. But I have officially separated from my husband. It was hard but I made the choice to Love me more. So I have decided to live a stress free...
    Shakira31 Shakira31 31-35, F Jun 28

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    In my last 'experience', I spoke about how I came out to my friends and I stressed at that point, I had NOT come out to my parents. Yet, as I write this, 5 months on from when it...
    QWERTYDAVIS QWERTYDAVIS 13-15 Jul 4

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    This is my second post about this problem.. Which meant that I'm still not overcoming this thing.. Sigh. Claustrophobia really ruined me - sort of. It made me scared of crowds...
    Planetweird Planetweird 16-17, F Jul 5

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    I have Cellulite. I have such a big issue with my own body at this moment! I hate my body because of my Cellulite. I am a small girl; I’m 1.51m and weigh 46kg. I don’t have bad...
    Sarbrina Sarbrina 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    First off, I'm new here! Hey there!! Now, I hope someone can understand what I'm going through. I'm not trying to upset anyone by my post by the way. I have a few hard questions...
    Gal4321 Gal4321 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    This is my first post on EP. I'm so glad I found this app! :) I was diagnosed with Adult ADHD (predominantly inattentive) in the summer of 2011. My first experience with...
    I4n3 I4n3 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been stressed out for months. Things have been snowballing as of recently. I thought that things would get better, once we moved from one bad situation, into a better one, but...
    kodomonotsuki kodomonotsuki 36-40, F Jun 30

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    My life is falling apart, I am in a foreign country and no support of friends and family. I am a survivor of childhood trauma. I worked very hard to go out of it, have a good...
    asia9286 asia9286 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    HELP!! I have four tattoos and I hate two of them. I got them all in the span of two years, after I went through something traumatic. I was doing a bunch of crazy things. The one...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    About a year ago, I started showing signs of PTSD. It was due to a traumatic experience that happened when I recently turned 20 years old. I don't take anything for it, but I am...
    musiclover210 musiclover210 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    My father committed suicide when I was eleven. I used to think that this was the most traumatic experience of my life. I'm 29 now and things are slowly getting better.
    SmokingChrome SmokingChrome 26-30, M Jun 30

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    So I have these online classes to do over the summer that I would really love to complete to get extra knowledge and credits for school. The first week went alright but in the...
    wajaylababo wajaylababo 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    So I do not have Lupus, but I was wondering if anyone could give me a little bit of feedback. I went to a neurologist a few years ago for muscle twitching everywhere. He...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Jun 30

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    Okay, so a long time ago, I had a pretty....traumatic dream. I still remember most of it and I decided to write it here. So in this dream, I had been driving a car that had...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    A person once asked me "What's your major malfunction?" That question may have not been serious, but my serious answer would be anxiety. It's been a real problem and pain since I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 4

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    I work graveyard shift as a caregiver in a facility with people who have lost most of what makes them human and are at the end of their lives. I'm lonely although I have friends...
    FGB4 FGB4 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    I've already been there and done that. I know for a fact that Christianity isn't for me. Not a route I wanna go again. Nothing traumatic happened. I didn't wake up one day and lose...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I can now honestly say I'm fully recovered from anorexia, bulimia and selfharm. I have had these problems since I was in P6 at school so around 10 years old. I'm now 17, the last 7...
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I lost consciousness as his fist descended upon my face, into my left eye socket. This happened repeatedly. Sometimes it feels like it happened endlessly. I died believing I was...
    Thisoneman Thisoneman 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    People have different reasons for the cause of their eating disorders. Mine is from being depressed about my life. I can't help but think that my youth has been a waste. I want to...
    cringing cringing 16-17, F Jul 8

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