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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. 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 14, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I had a bad accident 20 years ago on my farm. It was late afternoon in winter I decided it was time to stop working, doing fencing repairs. I turned to pick up a chain saw and bang...
    Ozdharma Ozdharma 56-60, M Dec 17

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    I'm diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder
    captaindani captaindani 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Lovely. I was only 16 when I was attacked and sexually assaulted at school by an ex boyfriend. I remember every detail of that day. For months...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 4

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    I know most people, when they have these type of disorders, it's never really from embarrassment but mostly from abuse or an experience of their own deaths or seeing another's...
    LDll LDll 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I have had anxiety, stress and panic attacks for quite some time now. Between my home life, personal life and medical issues, it's just hard not be all these things. I found some...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 8

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    I was born January '81 without a thyroid gland. My mom nursed me for 6 months, but after I was weaned, I quit developing and only gained weight. My muscles atrophied, my tongue got...
    mnb99 mnb99 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    I feel like parents should stop being over protective and stop sheltering their kids so much. I didn't come from an overprotective family - and neither did half of my friends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    And it was terrible. It developed over a period of years, years that I remember only perfectionism, anxiety, and self consciousness. I wanted to change myself. At age 10, I went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3

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    i have an older brother who is literally insane and a drug addict ..over the years he's been in and out of psychiatric wards and mental hospitals and rehabs.. since i can remember...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12

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    I've been seeing a therapist for a while now. The plan has been to work through my traumatic past, which has been something I've done my best to avoid. My therapist is patient...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    I used to have panic attacks A LOT. I was a nervous kid & remember having a couple then. But they didn't start majorly until I was in my early 20's. There was a lot of stress in...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    Not a list to whom I call on the cell, but a list of people I hope will call me. I bet I get zero calls. Why don't u call them ? Because I truly am deserving of compassion. I am...
    JoshM1974 JoshM1974 36-40, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I haven't been on ep in forever, just got it back. So this is my first post in a while, I've been suspended from school for about a month and a half. Due to my lack of...
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My traumatic childhood is complicated in a way and kind of just said my whole life story sorry for how long it is..... i mean like really long. Okayy i am going to start with my...
    chocolate1616 chocolate1616 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Those of you who read the post by 'thatonegirl156' : No I never was I only pretended to be and the true of why is because I am not a poor misunderstood teen who wants everybody to...
    Haley19991219 Haley19991219 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    A few years ago, I moved from the east coast of the United States to the southwest to go back to university after taking a year long break from school, and I didn't know a single...
    uglyhands uglyhands 22-25, F Dec 4

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    The strange thing about this is that it's requited. It's sentimental rather than sexual and I missed the feeling of being close to someone without having a constant urge to have...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 15

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    To those of you who don't go to school you may not get why this happens. School is not how it used to be. For starters, I'm in year ten (England) which means I've started GCSE...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F Dec 8

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    I am so stressed out :( ugh college applications are pretty stressful it seems so simple to just fill everything out but it's such a long a process and you have to be meticulous...
    MonsterRrR MonsterRrR 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    I've never gone through anything traumatic (at least in my conscious phase of life) , but for some reason, when loved one's leave me, I can't help but feel a deep inner lying sense...
    xXResidentFurryXx xXResidentFurryXx 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    So today is such a ****** day for me. I am in so much pain my head feels like its in a vice!!!! My butt cheek is killing me from the sciatic nerve that is being pinched from the...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 5

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    Okay, saw my doctor. I actually get my next injection next month! He is raising the dosage a lot higher since the first one didn't work at all. He also prescribed me a muscle...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I can't figure out my feelings. I don't know if I'm happy or sad. The amount of stuff that I've gone through this year is what some people go through in a traumatic lifetime. But...
    Emilia0659 Emilia0659 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Let Us ALONE Already!-She is a fellow EP User with the screen name "BergenBabe". She trolls me and accuses me of falsehood whenever I attempt to share traumatic experiences from my...
    VillaVuka VillaVuka 22-25, M Dec 13

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    Idk what types of sleep disorders are there in the world, but sometimes, I really feel/do weird things in my sleep that I think I might have some kind of sleep disorder. Apart...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I quit another job & I took a "break" from college 2 years ago. What is my purpose in life? If it's being a **** up, then I have definitely succeeded with that. I hate myself for...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Been a recent thing. Started 3 months or so ago... My first anxiety attack was in my psychology class. We were learning about depression, and psychological disorders, phobias, etc...
    dat1kiid dat1kiid 18-21 3 days ago

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    I know this sounds really bad...But I think drinking alcohol actually helps my day to day life. I drink, and it helps my sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia (Trio of sleep...
    EnslavedRonin EnslavedRonin 18-21, M 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    My parents genuinely love me and I have no doubt about that but they can be so ******* selfish it drives me mad. I have Aspergers and they've always refused to learn the basics to...
    geordiegent geordiegent 36-40, M Nov 28

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    Well it is the scariest thing imaginable. I fell asleep one night, and something occurred that i have never seen or felt before. My body was still in the air as i was unable to...
    90lol2 90lol2 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 29

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    It really annoys me when I see people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I have an irrational fear of elevators. I would go out of my way to avoid getting into one or even being near one for that matter. I do not give a flying **** if I have to climb a...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have realized that women can actually have mental or emotional illness (small ones like Depression or Bipolar disorder) most people just over look it because we are females. They...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 3

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    I've had some traumatic things happen to me. I don't want to go into detail, but they cause me to have muscle spasms that can be annoying and painful. It makes me miserable at...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I think my best friend might be starting to have feelings for me again (we dated over 2years ago) and I just really don't want to have to deal with it. I'm so stressed out because...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    How I Moved Beyond Insomnia by Jennifer Jackson, The Mind-Body Coach www.beyondinsomnia.com We all know people who can sleep like a rock no matter what. I have never been one of...
    beyondinsomnia beyondinsomnia 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have an anxiety disorder called GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) and I think I might be bipolar because one minute I'm good and fine then when traumatic things come up I...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Hello, I'm Brian! 25 years ago I suffered a football injury that left me in a coma for 5 weeks and I also suffered a stroke!! I was only 16 years old and thanks to my amazing...
    thunderdanmajerle thunderdanmajerle 41-45, M Dec 5