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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

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    PTSD & Anxiety

    I have self diagnosed the PTSD, I feel that I have this due to the rape and abuse history that I have.  And I have a doctor willing to confirm the anxiety that I deal with. lol 
    looneylulu looneylulu 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    The Grady Effect

    I’ve been fighting this wall I hit for over a month. Last night I stayed up too late watching "Doc Hollywood". In this place of "Stuck" I’ve been in for awhile, I have thought often about just moving away...from all of this. Seeking greener...
    mysihba mysihba 56-60, M 6 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Hello

    I'm a 56 y.o guy that lives with cPTSD/anxiety/depression from Fire/EMS work.  I am not dead or crazy.  Just a nice guy stugling with a disorder most don't understand.  Hope to make knew friends and someday find that soulmate.  Love to talk to anybody ...
    mysihba mysihba 56-60, M 8 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    And,,,

    It will be the death of me if I can't stop it from taking over me...the memories play around in my head everyday and they wont stop...
    FastLaneC3 FastLaneC3 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Not Sure

    I was diagoised with PTSD and was also told i have borderline personality disorder about 4 years ago. I was told recently that the name borderline personality disorder has been change to acute PTSD, can anyone tell me if this is correct.  I don't know much...
    i2befreed i2befreed 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    What"s The Cure For Ptsd?

    According to the google, and medical books that I'v read the only solution for PTSD is deviation Help those person with PTSD by talking to them and listen to their problems THAT"S ALL GOD DAMNiT!!!   Try meditation and listening to music that is interactive Try...
    sherryblossom11 sherryblossom11 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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    A Lifelong Struggle!

    I have been plagued with PTSD long before it was even classified as a diagnosis! Although it's roots are based in a miserable, abusive childhood, it didn't begin to interfere with my ability to function until I was in the Navy. I was officially discharged in 1973 with what was...
    gsryoga gsryoga 56-60, M 7 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I moved across country to live with my POS father after breaking up with my long time boyfriend back home and shortly after moving here, I had grown tired of living with my father...
    xxkay410 xxkay410 18-21, F Feb 3

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    I love my parents, but I've wanted to move out for some time now. The only problem is I couldn't afford to get an apartment by myself, so I considered getting an apartment with one...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M Feb 18

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    Not Much of a Life It's been about 10 years since i broke my first vertebrae my L-5 then i broke it 3 more times and blew up a disc they did a fusion L-4 to L-5 to S-1 but the...
    2cool4school 2cool4school 36-40 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Well today is my bday. I thought maybe just maybe my husband would get up with the kids this morning, let me sleep in. I got everything ready lastnight so this morning would be a...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have been dealing with anxiety for the last four years. I think that I always had it but I self medicated with weed and whiskey. Since I got sober four years ago, I have had to...
    OhShucksGoDucks OhShucksGoDucks 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    None of u know this and it might seem stupid to some but I have struggles with to much loss. Last year I lost my great grandma. She ment so much to me. I cried for months. I lost...
    kpfoster1985 kpfoster1985 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Besides oxygen... I can't live unless I feel like I'm needed, otherwise, I feel like I'm just taking up space and needing people more than they need me...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M Feb 3

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    So I ran away a couple of days ago, and they made me come back (they= police and family). They said they were gonna change and so far that's bullshit. I am leaving when I turn 17...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F Feb 18

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    I just need to save a bit more money to move out, I'll still be in Chicago but about a good distance away. I'm thankful I have a place to live but ready to move on.
    roaminglostsoul roaminglostsoul 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Yes, unfortunately so... We are roommates (it's not much different than our marriage) except I live upstairs. It's awkward I won't lie... Especially since I really wanna just be...
    OrchidsNuBlu OrchidsNuBlu 36-40, F 40 Responses 3 days ago

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    Its been many, many years. He did some time, he still lives in my city. My kids don't have grandparents. He took that away. But I don't have any other family here other than my...
    Alone1980 Alone1980 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I've been doing this for over a month now since my husband walked out with it. It driving me crazy and just when I think I'm going to be able to get one, an unexpected expense pops...
    BethKristin BethKristin 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Vizsla is what the breed is really called, but velcro is what they are known for. Seriously, if he could sew himself to me he probably would. He is never out of sight, ever. I...
    StephanieLynne1125 StephanieLynne1125 22-25, F Feb 6

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    We are a group of 8 people that met trough a game, League Of Legends, or well, i met them all at seperate moments and put us all in a group, we were all so alike and had the very...
    Soldottern Soldottern 18-21, F Feb 10

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    That's an understatement . If we look at the countries around the world where they don't sit down and watch the television at every waking moment,the population I would think is on...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    You were my bestfriend since 2 years.I shared all my secret with you but from inside I loved a the most.After my brakeup I never looked for any guy but don't know why I fell for...
    tinadhar007 tinadhar007 26-30, F Feb 22

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    My disabled husband is getting a power chair next week. We're trying to get a ramp built so he can go outside. My cousin was supposed to come over today and build it. Instead he...
    kmgg kmgg 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have recently been diagnosed with BPD and ADHD. My whole life I feel like I've never fully fit in but thought it was normal insecurity. I married my husband 6 months ago after...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I recently was diagnosed in November. I would suffer from these horrible headaches; because I'm in nursing school I just thought of it as stress. Then my vision became blurry, I...
    Smdnght26 Smdnght26 26-30, F Feb 2

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    If it isn't my left knee that aches it's my right. Right now it's the left knee, it's aching and fills like there's a bubble ready to burst. Laying down isn't helping. Going up the...
    UnfinishedStar UnfinishedStar 18-21, F Feb 4

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    most tv is mental/ emotional pollution. your life and life in general are precious. there are so much better things to do than watch fake people in fake situations or biased news...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Nahhh for real that **** sucks.
    Laughoutloud24 Laughoutloud24 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm 15 anyone wanna text me? just ask me for my number
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Feb 6

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    Songs like this move me http://youtu.be/tLbya5qPveA
    Burrrr Burrrr 31-35, M Feb 13

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    I am a mute. I am a good listener. I appreciate the written word. I appreciate the sound.
    Fondanastasia Fondanastasia 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am in a healthy, happy marriage with a man I am crazy about. There is no fighting, jealousy or power play. For anyone else this would be good, but nothing extraordinary. For me...
    dbarr1992 dbarr1992 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Is vulnerability weakness? I thought it was until I listened to Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and based on...
    KemiKill KemiKill 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I had to see many diffent psychiatrists psychologists and counselors, all of whom having different approaches and opinions and different meds for me to take. I was diagnosed with...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I have ptsd... I was norn in 1974.. in care from day 1. I have been having flash backs from when I was in care for 1st yr of my life.. psycologist said it isnt my mind playing...
    stormricks stormricks 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    No we are not the only ones with PTSD but our symptoms can differ or take on different appearances especially if the soldier suffers from combat PTSD. There are many many causes...
    SilencedSoul68 SilencedSoul68 36-40, F Feb 8

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    I'll try to sum up and simplify this as I could write for days, and to the untrained seem crazy if making any sense at all. I was bullied and mentally abused from childhood, as...
    NightGambit NightGambit 31-35, M 9 Responses Feb 22

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    A Quick Background: I am an introvert. I have a great deal of social anxiety. The only real dating experiences I had in my 20's were some very short lived relationships. That...
    ExperienceisMyProject ExperienceisMyProject 26-30, F Feb 16

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    What people with anxiety, panic disorder, depression, or any other mental or physical illness do not want to hear: 1. "Get over it" - like it's so damn easy to just, 'get over it...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 22

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    my story PART 1: (its a LONGGGGG book so be prepared) I don't remember a lot of when I was really little just bits and pieces. my mom and dad divorced when I was 3. we lived in...
    HisLove2010 HisLove2010 22-25, F Feb 6

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    I've battled depression for a long time it deffintaly brought me in and out of a dark hole its hell I haven't achieved anything because of it I couldnt keep a job Nor get one...
    nobodywantstoknow nobodywantstoknow 18-21, F Feb 12

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