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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 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 56-60, 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 6 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 56-60, 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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    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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    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 Sep 13

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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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    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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    My dad wants to live with me and my family even tough he cheated on my mom but I know he only came back like always for sex because his girlfriend always kicks him out of his house...
    imsohotbitches imsohotbitches 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 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 Sep 12

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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 Sep 14

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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 Sep 10

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    Is there a family out there in EP Land that could take in a 53-year-old woman with mental illness? I have a bad back and spend a lot of time in bed. A non-smoker, no drugs, just...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F Sep 20

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    I am 19 and I am desperate to live on my own but I have to wait till I complete my schooling so I can work. Im thankful for my parents support but I hate depending on them for...
    DanielleJW DanielleJW 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Yes I feel sometimes I have not lived upto my principles.With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I love you my ****. I dont want to say your name, as I want to protect you still even though you have abandoned me. Just let me know you are happy and I will be ok to know that...
    dreamingdarkness dreamingdarkness 26-30, M 3 days ago

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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 Sep 11

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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 Sep 11

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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 Sep 12

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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 Sep 15

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    Hello and so grateful to know I'm not alone. My husband had a hernia surgery about two and a half years ago and was diagnosed with chronic pain last year. The stories on this site...
    pressingon314 pressingon314 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Have you ever fed a lover with just your hands? Closed your eyes and trusted, just trusted? Have you ever thrown a fistful of glitter in the air? Have you ever looked fear in the...
    ringster73 ringster73 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I have kids how could I go without I have to have it
    kenzie111Hall kenzie111Hall 26-30, F Sep 20

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    If you don't think they cheat, they do!!! don't fool yourself, they couldn't give a dam about you.......although they will manipulate you every now and then to make you feel loved...
    theywillmakeyouthinkyournuts theywillmakeyouthinkyournuts 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In the past I would've said that. I found on the radio a college station that played classical music by day, but at night (late night around 11 or midnight) played alternative rock...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    Wish there was someone who needs a friend, cause I need a friend. I would be there for them not matter what And wish they could do the same Everyone needs a friend I just want a...
    Chesher Chesher 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I have experienced 4 baby loses through miscarraige and a ectopic pregnancy. I also have had abnormal cells for bout 3 years and can't get rid of hpv I'm so scannerd every time it...
    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    I Have no peace people have hurts so much and I've been carrying that weight of depression and hurt ever since I was a kid. I'm Just So Tired
    ShesRoyal94 ShesRoyal94 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Does depression tire you so much? So much that you become less capable? That you don't remember smallest things? So much that everything seems to only tire you no matter how much...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 13

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    I feel I'm going round in circles. I have no one to talk to who understands. I wake up, look after kids, go to work, come home, bath kids, feed kids, put kids to bed, study and...
    bj345 bj345 31-35, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    This was me 12 months ago. So glad I left.
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F Sep 2

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    Us Ne Pocha Mere Bghair G Lo Ge Mai Ne Kha Aaho… Aeda Tu Oxygen
    RUBYJUTT RUBYJUTT 18-21, F Sep 3

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    Hello, this is my first ever post. I found this site as I was researching what to do about the chaos in my marriage and the excruciatingly quick turn of events that I have caused...
    strugglinglove strugglinglove 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I am so lucky that she is my best friend. We met just by luck, as she moved into the same area I moved into at the same time (it's still a ten min car ride to her house though) we...
    unicornbeliever123 unicornbeliever123 18-21, F Sep 9

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    What should we do tonight? Go to the bar and stare at our phones or get food and stare at our phones or watch a movie and state at out phones.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 11

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    So at the first day of school I placed my phone in my mother's car because I'm not allowed to bring my phone to school so I had to wait 7 hours to get my phone back I was dying LOL...
    agent268 agent268 16-17, M Sep 12

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    Day by day keeps my therapist paid
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Sep 12

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    My boyfriend Luis...so here's the story I dreamed (day dreamed) about a boyfriend (my dream boyfriend/husband)and I was like okay well you know I want things I a man and I do t...
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Mother, haven't you noticed the missing food in the wooden cabinets? Mother, haven't you seen my bloodshot eyes or my bloody knuckles? Mother haven't you smelled my stale breath or...
    smileluveli smileluveli 13-15, F Sep 13

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    Music is my therapy and medication. I listen to music everyday.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Sep 16

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    I couldn't feel worse to know to not be capable to at least write qualitatively.