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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Which would usually be totally normal no questions asked but I'm 17 years old. My dad moved to Seattle and my mom lives a couple cities over so I can't live with her because I want...
    OccasionalCupcake OccasionalCupcake 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    So happy I have my phone back!I can honestly say I'm 1 of those people who cant live without their phone!!
    sexycapricorn29 sexycapricorn29 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Hi everyone! I have been with him for 7 years. We have known each other through social media. He's from a different country. We meet after a year of knowing each other online then...
    angeli1 angeli1 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    It would be an amazing experience to live with wolves. Hunting large animals in packs howling in the night with a full moon and running at amazing speeds.
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M a week ago

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    Hence the name you can already imagine. Ever since I was very young, maybe 6 or 7, I've always had these weird ticks and twitches. I've never understood why or how they came to be...
    Twitch313 Twitch313 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I HATE you, because I love you more than me I LOVE you, because +I Can't Live without you !! I MISS you, because I`m addicted to your company I LIKE you, because no 1 is so sweet...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I'm glad that this experience was posted up because right now I am going through something which is very difficult. I have been with my partner for 9 yrs. Since I was 19 I am now...
    whisperingcampaign whisperingcampaign 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I live with my boyfriend, Shane. I love to spend so much time with him and wake up in his arms. It is the best feeling in the world to finally be accepted by someone. I don't have...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My husband has been near death with Gastroparesis the last five days. He can't hold down water. He has had diabetes for 25 years. I guess this is the natural progression of the...
    timebanditgal timebanditgal 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Today I had a bad anxiety attack at work. I was shaking and sweating, my chest felt like someone was sitting on it and I was crying, I was clenching my fists so hard my knuckles...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F Aug 19

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    The hardest thing I did was tell my mum I didn't want to live any more. I took an overdose a few years ago and even wrote a note to my GF at the time. Depression is an illness that...
    Dazzer2K Dazzer2K 26-30, M Aug 19

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    Talking a bit with an EP friend earlier got me really thinking about things a bit. Android it just seems so unfair that I have to deal with the physical damage my body has gone...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Aug 18

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    My relationship with my father stalled because of my mothers constant adultery, with his friends! I hardly saw him at all between ages eight and when I moved in with him at...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Something precious was stolen from me. But I learned to accept it and live my life to the fullest. I can't erase the memory. On the other hand, it has made me a better person.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Aug 18

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    Relationship is a mirror. Wherever you are related with a person — a wife, a husband, a friend, a lover, an enemy — a mirror is there. The wife mirrors the husband. You can...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Keep Moving Forward Dont Wait For Tomorrow If You Want To Do Something In Your Life So Do It Now.."Dear Tomorrow Do Whatever You Want To Do.I Have Already Lived My Today & I Am Not...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    my name is Zahraa i'm 16Y im arabic , my problem is that i have a very narrow-minded kinda of fanatic parents, its pissed me off so much when they always keep talking about...
    Zozo98 Zozo98 13-15, F Jul 30

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    I really don't :'( she's my whole world. Life means nothing if she's not in it :'( what's the point of life if you can't be woth the one you love most in the entire universe :'( I...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Jul 31

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    I've never been able to talk to anyone around me about what's going on, I just need to talk to people who really understand from experience I can't deal with this anymore
    Hevss Hevss 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    What is wrong with our world these days??? In America it has become an obsession. I'm sorry I value virtue. I'm sorry I set high morals for myself. If men can't respect that then...
    XannaleiseX XannaleiseX 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 5

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    Slobs and people who don't clean or pick up after themselves, people who always like to have friends come over really late and like to party, smokers, drinkers, ( heavy drinking...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I only sleep with my laptop so that if I ever get a boyfriend I'll be used to sharing the bed.
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F Aug 5

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    This was a wake up call to me. I never knew that women could be so violent. When I was 19 and really stupid, I moved in with a girl because I thought she was amazing. However, she...
    Christo23 Christo23 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    My cell is an extension of my butt where ever I go my cell is with me! Beside my EP and internet is log on all the time except that I'm not on it. It's for work proposes lol.
    JEEZ19 JEEZ19 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    We have a roommate, a friend of mine that ive known for about 20 years. She fell on hard times and needed a place to stay. So i rented her a room for next to nothing to help her...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    I lost my first car to my fiancé. He took it in 2011 when he left me. Also, I owe money to good friends because of him. So my friendship was rough, but I'm still good friends...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I can't even bear a car ride without it!
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I never smoked until last year; never even thought about it...... Ok....ok; slight lie there. My best friend smoked from a very early age and I was slightly jealous and envious...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    This is an update from one of my posts about my bf and I moving in together and how aggravating and intrusive his mom was. Anyway, its been 4 months now that me and my bf have been...
    Slumbergirl92 Slumbergirl92 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Feels Like Forever" By: Of Mice and Men Did you ever contemplate when all was lost you hesitate and nothing seems the same? Have you ever hid your face, in such disgrace...
    Ashbarg Ashbarg 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I just want you to know that you are always remembered by me in a very special way. You're always in my prayers. Many people interact in our life. Some give us love & care...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    As darkness comes here once again To steal away the light We gather once again for tales You just may die from fright Now settle in and gather round Take heed of what I say For...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "When a girl thinks of her future with her boyfriend, it's normal but when the boy thinks of his future with his girlfriend, he's serious." Comment pls...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Stay in touch with those who matter to you, not because it’s convenient, but because they’re worth the extra effort. Remember, you don’t need a certain number of friends...
    wendu44 wendu44 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I seriously cannot!!! LOL I need them EVERYWHERE! On my way to school, on my way back! On public transports - Trams, Trains, Tubes When I'm walking :) Even when I'm shopping lol...
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like to hangout with people that make me forget to look at my phone.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I think that my cell phone is the only handicap I have , and I have to get rid of it as soon as posibble
    Reemabdlhalm Reemabdlhalm 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    I want a friend on here that will message me some times first than me always having to say something first , I want someone who cares who wants to know me but that will never...
    Chesher Chesher 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 31

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    My parents look down on what I listen too . So I always have headphones . No matter what.
    emoniemm emoniemm 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    However this list changes after my mood 1) 30 seconds to mars - Kings and queens 2) Metallica - One 3) Guns 'N Roses - November Rain 4) Aerosmith - Love in an elevator 5...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 31

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    1. Number One Fan by Plies 2. Picture by Kid Rock & Shania Twain 3. Love Like Honey by Pretty Ricky 4. He Won't Go by Adele 5. God Bless The Child by Billie Holiday 6. Play Too...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response