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I Know Triggers

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    I Have Many.....

    I have many triggers. Stories about people who want to be raped... Song about Suicide.... Songs about a Loving family.... Reading a book about Cutting.... Watching a Movie about death.... I know my triggers. I know what sets me off, and I know what to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9, 2009

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    I Know My Triggers....

    I have many triggers. Stories about people who want to be raped... Song about Suicide.... Songs about a Loving family.... Reading a book about Cutting.... Watching a Movie about death.... I know my triggers. I know what sets me off, and I know what to avoid at times...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2009

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    A Partial List

    PTSD is a pain in the azz.  Some days it feels like the world is one big trigger, waiting to send me in to a flashback.  A few of my triggers are...SpaghettiCheerios (the cereal)Amazing Grace (the song)Talk of taping someone's mouth shutStrangers touching my feetPeople standing...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    Even Certain Type of Movies Are Triggers.

     I am watching "My Mothers Murder".................  A scene where her husband tried to push her out of the car............  TRIGGER.     It's based on a true story.     When she got away from him, and showed up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    I'm DID so triggers are a daily part if life that I have to manage...years of therapy has calmed me immensely, but OMG it Sucks!!!! had two flashbacks and a body memory today and...
    karisasam karisasam 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    This is only a small amount of the abuse that has happened in my childhood. It happened by many people for a long time. But this is what I need to talk about right now. I have a...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have PTSD and screaming or sudden sounds terrify me. It's not as bad if I'm expecting it, like I know if I'm going to a concert it'll be loud, so I'm prepared and all good. It's...
    lillolipop lillolipop 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I never know what to do or say, I don't know if I'm doing the right thing or if it doesn't even matter. The little things get to me, people...I don't know what to say. I don't know...
    RobinCash RobinCash 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    I may be young compared to other people, but I hate when people tell me that I don't know some things- like I couldn't possibly know what "love" is, or what my view is on some...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    You want to know what's scintillating? Conversations that expand and contract in undulating circles of topic and response and sidebar and parenthetical and corollary and reverse...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    body language gives away more than most people want the outside world to know and can tell you things they themselves may not realize, all intuition really is, in this sense, is...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Not really just bout every girl and most women I know gets spanked but its a bit when they know I'm about to or see it.
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    I came to EP because I want to share some parts of me with the world. Parts of me that I can't share anywhere other than here. I hope to have lots of EP friends and I want to know...
    FruitSlice FruitSlice 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    This is not out of vanity, nor is it because I'm hoping to gain confidence. I want to honestly know what you think. Thanks
    Ladybugprincess Ladybugprincess 13-15, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    my dad was a huge mythology nut. so he named me after the Hindu goddess Kali. she's known as the destroyer, but she isn't a violent goddess. she's the destroyer of ignorance. she...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I just confused, unorganised, and extremely exhausted. There is a lot of uni work to be done, but I just can't do it. I get distracted and put it aside, telling myself to do it...
    henal216 henal216 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Let me know, please! Don't be too harsh haha :P
    MrBenzedrine MrBenzedrine 18-21, F 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm pretty old but don't feel any different than when I was young. Interested to know if any of you ladies find me attractive. Come on girls give me some feedback here!!
    grahamroads grahamroads 51-55, M 8 hrs ago

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    every day goes by and something changes. i think about how i used to be, and how i wanted to be, and how both of those people would be ashamed of who i am today... i don't like it...
    anata1 anata1 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    I found this account that is racist. It has a picture of a girl almost naked and the account was made today (March 27, 2015). It's either fake or extremely perverted, either way I...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    I realize this is like the worst thing to ask for, but my life is a disaster and everyone who knows me is being totally nonchalant about it all
    theonewhoisstrange theonewhoisstrange 13-15, F 6 hrs ago

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    At my funeral I want to play Better than I know myself by Adam Lambert because it's so truthful and beautifully tortured. It's the song I've always thought I would listen to if I...
    bieverything bieverything 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    I've got a playlist of songs I want played at my funeral Depeche Mode - ******** Depeche Mode - Home Depeche Mode - When the body Speaks Depeche Mode - Heaven Dave Gahan - Kingdom...
    PlayingTheAngel PlayingTheAngel 13-15, M 5 hrs ago

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    i know He is, and He will, and He will answer the prayer with sophisticated way it can eating me alive with sadness, i pray for easier progress in team work few days ago, and yes...
    blackravencat blackravencat 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    I mean? I've been acting for a while. I've done speech and drama since I was 8 and I've won many awards in the eisteddfod and other competitive events. I've auditioned for school...
    stubbsx stubbsx 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Most people don't even know what racism is. You can be of or apart of said race and still be ignorant of the term. "The black man stole the car." Is not racist. "The man stole...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 23 mins ago

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    I met this really nice dude his name is Luis and he recently gave me another "chance" im not sure if this ir right it feels like it but if this goes bad im pretty sure that im...
    mythlover mythlover 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I could go back to every laugh, But I don't wanna' go there anymore, And I know all the steps up to your door, But I don't wanna' go there anymore. Talk to the wind, talk to the...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F Mar 3

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    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    School is really suppose to be a place where people learn. At least that's what they try to fool you into thinking. It's really about programing and deceiving people into thinking...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T 1 Response Mar 4

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    Some bad things have happened. I truly believe Yahuwah had a hand in how things worked out. So, in October, my father got upset with me, over a plate in the sink, and he threw a...
    Maelui Maelui 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Don't take me as egotistical or something cause I'm far from that. But ever since I was young I would just know the answers to a lot of questions people asked, & they were always...
    brandonswayye brandonswayye 18-21, M Mar 5

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    I don't know if I want kids and it freaks me out. My s/o wants kids some day. But he always knows that I'm not sure if I do. I guess I've been waiting for something to sway me one...
    TheKristaJo TheKristaJo 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    Published on Dec 1, 2013Reba McEntire -- If I Had Only KnownSongwriters: MORRIS, CRAIG / STANFIELD, JANAIf I had only knownIt was the last walk in the rainI'd keep you out for...
    eyeno eyeno 61-65, M 4 Responses Mar 7

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    I spend four years of my life with the mental health services in the uk and I could have even given more years but I decided to engage myself from the services after they...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    What would it say, if my heart could speak? It would tell you a most horrific story, one of constant pain and near torture. It did not have to suffer, it could have chosen to stop...
    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 5 Responses Mar 11

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    These days I have been felling so annoyed with a nurse from the early intervention in psychosis for the distress and uncomfort she made me feel . These days I thought about the way...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    1. What's you're favorite candle scent? -Strawberry 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? -Jennifer Lawrence 3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother...
    Raewyn95 Raewyn95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    know that you are not what others think of you, nor what they say you are. you are beyond the superficial, you are more than the disappointment and hurt you feel. i know that you...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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