I Have Ptsd From the Army

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 27 People

    I do not have PTSD at all,

    but I just wanted to express my admiration and respect for people who do have to suffer with it. I have friends who have experienced PTSD - not from being in the armed forces, but PTSD none the less - and it really has ruined their lives. Their whole lives are controlled by...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 20, 2015

    Living Life With Ptsd (army )related

    I was in the army for over ten years and reached a very high position. I was admired by my peers and got promoted quicker than most. I was fit strong and by the time i discharged i was one of the best the team had ever seen. I know it sounds like i am ******* in my own...
    gstar77767 gstar77767
    36-40
    8 Responses Jun 8, 2009

    I wonder if I didn't have night terrors every

    freakin night then I wouldn't have insomnia because I wouldn't be scared to sleep ??
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2015

    I was in bed reading a diary from a GTMO

    detainee and he was talking about escape. As I kept reading part of me started to wonder what I would do if hostiles tried to kidnap me and I escaped. Next thing I knew I had closed the book on my iPod and was pricing wigs. Am I paranoid much? Umm yeah and it sucks!
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf
    41-45, F
    Feb 22, 2015

    Thanks To The Army, I Am Paranoid And Alone:-(

    When you join the army, they have to break you, break the self preservation reflex. You have to got towards the danger (advance to contact) in stead of running away. By doing this they make you hyper vigilant, so you can never relax, your constantly doing risk assessments on your...
    Taff7996 Taff7996
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2012

    Its Not A Tumor

    I have never served in the military. But Im thankful for those who have. This is a very changing time in History. We all are a part of this time although most of our storys wont make it into any History books. Right now PTSD is being used against many soilders to rob them of...
    gumbone gumbone
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2013

    Been anxious today no idea

    why - not a good sign.....
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2015

    My Crazy Life

    First off i personally DO NOT have PTSD My fiancee on the other hand does. This is very hard for Me to live with because of the episodes he has Last week i came into the bedroom and he didn't hear me i accidently scared him so he lost his mind and tried to choke me. People...
    snowboardchick34 snowboardchick34
    18-21
    1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    Click here to take survey It would help me out if you could take this survey for my Research paper in English! Thank you!
    gravje02 gravje02
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 10, 2013

    Mothers Day canceled - - company coming on

    short notice - house a mess because of broken clothing rod and it is raining so wet close hanging everywhere - have to plan a meal for them- the 2 people coming do not like me ( husbands daughters) - one of them doesn't even want to come - but hubby hasn't seen them in over a...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 3, 2015

    I know it is great for a country to celebrate

    their fallen soldiers but shooooooo am I glad it is over. It triggers the hell out of me and being a 100 year anniversary they led up to it for a week and there are still a few shows. I have been dodging the TV for a week pfffffffffttt
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2015

    My Crazy Life

    First off i personally DO NOT have PTSD My fiancee on the other hand does. This is very hard for Me to live with because of the episodes he has Last week i came into the bedroom and he didn't hear me i accidently scared him so he lost his mind and tried to choke me. People...
    snowboardchick34 snowboardchick34
    18-21
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2009
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