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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    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 61-65, M 6 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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 61-65, M 8 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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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 7 Responses Mar 27, 2010

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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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    Related Experiences

    im a single mum and my boy is seven y.o ,my mum lives with us. im juggling between three jobs and i spent roughly 70 hours a week working. im not doing a good job at it, i feel...
    tumblewid tumblewid 26-30, F 25 mins ago

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    Last year on October 15, 2014, I loss a really close friend of mine to suicide. I battle with depression and anxiety almost everyday. And it has caused traumatic stress on me that...
    Sahar192 Sahar192 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I live here during the summer in New York, and stay with my mother in Daytona FL during the school year. I couldn't ask for a better family, it's just sad that my sister is so far...
    CarelessCassie CarelessCassie 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Tell me where you're hiding your voodoo doll 'cause I can't control myself, I don't wanna stay, I wanna run away but I'm trapped under your spell. And it hurts in my head and my...
    ThatGirlAllAlone ThatGirlAllAlone 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    No music, no life. 😊😉😜😝
    Ryel004F Ryel004F 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    hi my name luke i was bron with autism autistic im 22 yr old but hace mind age of 7 to 8 yr old and i was never walk or talk to i was bout 13yr old and when i was learn to walk...
    pandabearluke pandabearluke 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I don't know how to live with myself. So how can I ever feel like that me can live in this world. How can I be someone for other people? I feel like I just might infect...
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Taking control of my life this year has been a magical experience. Instead of looking for a relationship, I am improving myself in all areas and I have peace of mind for the first...
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Haha...thanks shaggs..Made my day..
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Oh I could not go a single day without putting my headphones on and listening to my music. If I do somehow mange to go the whole day without music, I feel empty and sad.
    MrMenShow MrMenShow 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    My wife has an online boyfriend and has kissed and been fondled by several other guys on nights out and I love it. I love to watch her in action, it's such a turn on
    Jgbb123 Jgbb123 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I kind of haven't been on much since I broke my phone Sunday night- haven't been on anything really. I hope I get it fixed sometime in the next few days but until then there is...
    AshleyWCSloth AshleyWCSloth 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm the spouse with chronic pain. he has it too but not as severe as mine and our daughter does too. it's really hard and I feel useless. he doesn't make me feel that way. he's a...
    crazybipolarchick crazybipolarchick 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I would like to start a sort of sex group for people that are In a relationship with someone that has disabilities that keeps them from having sex. So we the healthy sex starved...
    Lordfiercelove Lordfiercelove 31-35 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have a dream of living in a house or an apartment with other people, who would actually care about each other. Everyone would have their private space, but whenever you come to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been homeschooled all my life, and never been around teenagers except for once a year at camp.. So this spring I played futbol for the first time ever, right as my anxiety...
    violentsneezes violentsneezes 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It's okay to be quiet... It's okay to be shy.. I just want to overcome the fear.. I just want to be able to do the things I need to do.
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I really really need to work on overcoming, dealing with, or at least managing it.. And I feel like the more I talk about it, the more likely I am to overcome it. It's really been...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M a week ago

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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27 22-25, F Jul 27

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    My ex boyfriend was a coke dealer but he'd never give me any for free lol
    charljones charljones 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    When I left home. I didn't care. I truest didn't. My parents could go **** them selves. But Ayer almost a year of traveling from shelters, to houses, to paying rent, even went...
    londonbr1dge londonbr1dge 18-21, F Jul 26

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    Venting: I ******* hate myself right now. I was playing Minecraft (one of my two favorite games) and my brother was playing with me. He made a creeper blow up by one of my farm...
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    ive been suicidal and depressed for many years, i have done methods of self harm ect. ect. (im sorry for saying it, i dont want attention i just want to say how this is affecting...
    aquaticNerd aquaticNerd 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    The hardest part about going to the gym for me is checking-in and leaving. I really, really, reallyyyy don't like it. When I get to the door my heart starts pumping a bit. I walk...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I got sick, moved back in, recovered enough to try to go back out, got sicker, not leaving until I get betterer. lol
    Iwnt2shareu Iwnt2shareu 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    I feel suddenly sad now, my mother notified me while on our way to go out to eat in the car that she would be getting a house and moving away from my father. She gave me the...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    I walk through the grocery store and I realize all the people I am passing are going to die and dissolve and be scattered in every direction of the universe.. And all that...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M Jul 24

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    I moved out a month ago, after graduating from high school. Since that time my mom only called me once, to ask what the wifi password at home was. My parents seem to be very...
    dzbura dzbura 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Almost 50, omg...she can be annoying, needy, she can't stand to be alone, and forces herself to be more like me....but NOT..., and the one good thing to come from this...
    mrsrshaw mrsrshaw 46-50, F Jul 22

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    I dont live with my dad ever since the world began. I need to text or call him whenever i want to see him. I'm just stealing his time not only his time but his wife and my half...
    hawkeye000027 hawkeye000027 22-25, M Jul 22

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    They try to take me every day. I don't know how I live with Them, I just try to stay away. They takes my family one by one but, They can never seem to grasp me. I want to live...
    oliviawalter007 oliviawalter007 16-17, F Jul 20

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    Latest Blog post I talk about Flying, Airports and the TSA and dealing with incontinence. I also go through my first experience and how you can make yours go smoothly. Ask me any...
    archerstaley archerstaley 26-30, M Jul 20

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    I used to. For everyone still going through it, my advice would be to get out of the situation and fast. Otherwise you may end up being accused of trying to murder them. With the...
    Nenmir Nenmir 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 20

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    Courage to focus on the mountain above and not the fall below! :)
    cloudedsky cloudedsky 26-30 Jul 20

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    My "family" keep trash in the house, don't clean their dog's ****, let food go bad until it's filled with bugs and smells horrible, they store useless things for years that they...
    PureBlueLight PureBlueLight 26-30, M Jul 20

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