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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I live with my step dad and call him dad. My mom left us for her high school boyfriend who didn't want children and moved to Vegas. He dumped her for younger woman. Serves her...
    JeremyCooper JeremyCooper 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I have lived with a disability since birth (1980) in one form or another (Hydrocephalus, Hemiplegia (single side semi paralysis) which falls under the Cerebral Palsy umbrella...
    PoeticMute PoeticMute 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    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 1 Response Aug 22

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    I live with MS and I've never really had to deal with serious illness before. I'm also in the process of being tested for Anemia. It is quite stressful to just get on with my life...
    Beyala Beyala 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 3

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 24

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 3 Responses Aug 27

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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 Aug 27

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    Actually, I just live with my stepdad. My mom left us for her high school boyfriend who didn't want children and moved to Vegas. He dumped her for younger woman. Serves her...
    JeremyCooper JeremyCooper 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    Yep, I live with my mum....I'm unemployed and it's so difficult to find a job. I'm on welfare and buy my own food and when I have spare money I give that to my mum as a bit of rent...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Sep 2

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    I'm surprised there are not more posts here. I don't STILL live with my parents. I've been living on my own for 10 years and a life crisis has forced me to move in with my father...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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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 1 Response 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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    Am I just exhausted, or am I heading for another crash! I'm so low and I've not spotted it coming at all. I thought. Was getting better, attending the courses, putting the right...
    johnjw johnjw 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Although i smile everyday, although i stay productive, although i try to communicate with other people, it will always be the same bullshit...you can ignore the pain for only so...
    staystrongsu staystrongsu 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I think my friend and room mate is a Sociopath. I have known her at a distance for roughly 4 years, and we (my boyfriend included) have lived together for about 6 months. So lets...
    allyjayx allyjayx 18-21, F 3 days 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 26-30, 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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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    Hey I just found this site. It sounds cliche but I thought I was alone. My man has 5 discs out had surgery and was paralyzed for three months after. We have only been together for...
    Onlythelonelt Onlythelonelt 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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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 Aug 23

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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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 Aug 25

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    Back living with my parents after 5 years away.... Divorced and debts to pay. I love their help so I can pay off my debts and move on with my life but I really miss my independence...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    where r u m there..... u can't see me..... u can't listen my voice.... u can't understand my feelings..... but i m incomplet without u....
    NivyaSurani NivyaSurani 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    “One-pointed intention means holding your attention to the intended outcome with such unbending purpose that you absolutely refuse to allow obstacles to consume and dissipate the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response Sep 9

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    so, my boyfriend and i have known each other for years, like about 12 years. we dated back in middle school in 6th grade and were on and off forever. one day we fell out of touch...
    ym15 ym15 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have a mild form called "Dyspraxia" which mainly affects the coordination and that I develop skills later than most my peers would. I have some troubles with speaking, I don't...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Stabbed right through the chest, empty and bitter.. Swollen, yet with little absorbtion of any blood flow. Deathly broken, so badly, never to be replaced or revived. Purely and...
    EstherKay EstherKay 22-25 2 Responses