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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I always thought it was depression. However I realized recently that I have battled anxiety all of my life. I can remember even as far back as 5-6 years old. Social anxiety until...
    Naturalguy69 Naturalguy69 46-50 Apr 22

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    after 18 years, I was told by a guidance counselor that I am autistic, now I am left to cope with it alone...
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Apr 5

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    fracturedforever fracturedforever 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    tokyo60s tokyo60s 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have come to realise that if I lost my best friend my life would honestly be empty. Every weekend we hang out and I feel if she's not around I will just completely and utterly...
    catdog5452 catdog5452 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    lovewillkeepus2gether lovewillkeepus2gether 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    i met someone a guy when i was just 19yrs old, he was my first love and my first in everything. i've loved him and still too dearly.... the kind of love when you put the other one...
    emma3105 emma3105 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    currently living with my boyfriend and its really nice. we can be lazy together. when I'm in a bad mood he always asks how he can make me feel better. we play video games together...
    easterbaby88 easterbaby88 26-30, F Apr 16

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    Came home from a lovely dinner with Ma :) to hearing him yelling and screaming from the apt building hallway. He was venting about me, whether to company or on the phone. Open the...
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I actually thank God I've become an aggressive b***ch. The hoarding has made me so miserable that I have basically just started to go through the house like the white tornado...
    24toes 24toes 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    I'm about to go to a dark place. I hate having to think for myself and make decisions. especially when the person who always told me what to do is opposed to my newly found...
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    I'm so depressed I want to die... Anyone felt that way before? Anyone want to chat?
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    Suddenly I'm not accepted, I'm being pushed to do something I don't want to, and they not respect my space.
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    gabriellogabby gabriellogabby 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 20

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    I used to go to the toilet in between classes just to get myself together over and over again everyday by taking deep breaths while holding tightly against the wall. And then I'll...
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    Country music= my life Music is what calms me down when I'm upset or brightens my mood when I am down. Helps me sleep at night when I can't get my mind to shut down.
    PARKPARK360 PARKPARK360 18-21, F Apr 4

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    stupid autism... it should go awar forever
    cudi123 cudi123 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    They're back from their trip. Boo! Here comes the constant noise and coughing and fridge forging in the middle of the nite. One more month and I'll be free.
    Emojinoid Emojinoid 31-35, F Apr 12

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    I hate my puffy face! I hate bulimiaaa :((((
    lara15 lara15 18-21, F Apr 13

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    can someone offer me tips on how to emotionally support my fiancee who is greatly depressed, and a large part (but not all) is about her pain? she has ehlers downlos (im a bad...
    kinkystapler kinkystapler 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I can't afford to move out yet, I'm 26. Everything was going pretty well until my grandma and uncle moved in. It's too crowded and I lost my privacy. Now every day when I'm at work...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 17