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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I met them before we moved in and I knew one of them when he was boyfriend to a friend but moving in together was the worst decision I've made. First off I told them I'd be moving...
    saraandherfoxes saraandherfoxes 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A frequent thing to say around here. Mostly about women from a mans perspective. "Pff... women. Cant live with them, cant live without them" :D But it is probably also said by...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 10

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    I have lived with someone now for 8 years, I am not sure why i have stayed , well maybe that is not entirely true, at this point I stay because I have basically worked worked for...
    CJrand CJrand 46-50, F Mar 21

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    Not Much of a Life It's been about 10 years since i broke my first vertebrae my L-5 then i broke it 3 more times and blew up a disc they did a fusion L-4 to L-5 to S-1 but the...
    2cool4school 2cool4school 36-40 2 Responses Mar 1

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    There are millions of past choices which could be considered for change if possible to do so, yet changing anyone of them could change the here and now. So I'll choose today along...
    squid4u squid4u 46-50, M Mar 16

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    I lost my best friend ......and can't live without her so now what do I do
    brookebam brookebam 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I used to think that I couldn't live with my best friends. But then we all lost each other, and we're still alive. :D and I'm probably better off without them, honestly.
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F Mar 20

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    It's painful to see the one you love, love someone else but it's even worse when you can't live without that person so you stick around and just get hurt over and over again. No...
    JustMarvellous123 JustMarvellous123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I cannot live without my imagination. When things suck big time I imagine they will get better. I imagine the future being brighter. This does help me from feeling hopeless and it...
    WingsoftheDove WingsoftheDove 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My worst part of anxiety is when I have to go to gym class . I suck at sports and everything that has to do with movement
    worthmorethangold worthmorethangold 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I am 22 and I was brainwashed into going to the local university which is okay ranked after being accepted into a much better school. My parents have brainwashed and controlled me...
    wfurlow2 wfurlow2 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    It's better to live life like you have no disability. I have left hemiplegic cp, but u don't live my life suffering bc I can only use my right hand. I'm a cashier and I bag just as...
    refuse2bnormal refuse2bnormal 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    Well today is my bday. I thought maybe just maybe my husband would get up with the kids this morning, let me sleep in. I got everything ready lastnight so this morning would be a...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F Mar 2

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    My husband is depressed and everything I say makes him feel bad. I can't talk to him about anything. I feel like I have to bottle everything up because he thinks anything bad is...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I feel like I understand sadness much more intimately than your average suffering person. I have thought on a few occasions that this is why I also sympathize with homeless...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Scenario: A couple lives together. The female works and doesn't get home until after 11:30pm. The male is off and at home playing video games/chillin with friends etc. Just because...
    MsScaredOfLonely MsScaredOfLonely 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish we could live together that would be awesome..one day
    Nautica1416 Nautica1416 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    I wish we could live together that would be awesome..one day
    Nautica1416 Nautica1416 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have recently been diagnosed with BPD and ADHD. My whole life I feel like I've never fully fit in but thought it was normal insecurity. I married my husband 6 months ago after...
    mrspf mrspf 26-30, F Mar 1

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    So for the last few months my husband has been severely depressed. I've been on his side before, but never let others know about it. Plus it was way before him and I met. Not that...
    SecretScorpio12 SecretScorpio12 22-25, F Mar 3

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    My experience with horrible roommates is not just horrible, it compares more to living with the teenage spawn of Satan. I met my roommate in high school. She acted like a nice and...
    MissMetal6 MissMetal6 18-21, F Mar 8

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    He feels unwanted, and anything I try to give him isn't good enough. I was feeling nervous about a very important meeting that dictated my future employment. He turned it around...
    designbycassandra designbycassandra 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    best way to catch a cheating husband, been married 50 years and i'm just sick of it. i can never get real evidence, he denies it and calls me nuts, but here is a man that lost...
    sonny433 sonny433 70+, F Mar 22

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    My in-laws are very dysfunctional, and because of this my mother-in-law has been living with us for 3 years now even though she is still married to my Father-in-law and wants to...
    cindy822000 cindy822000 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I have not sat down and watched tv for a few months now and all I can say is my life has improved so much. My head isn't filled with useless fake garbage anymore. When I walk by...
    futuremike1 futuremike1 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    My husband has suffered with chronic pain for 6 years. He had a fusion thinking it was the root cause of his pain but it didn't help. He has tried every treatment under the moon...
    gauls gauls 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's so bad that I quit a job I just got a week ago because I couldn't handle it.
    LadyKayla LadyKayla 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Thanks to seroquel and cigarettes.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 14

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    I tell people I'm fine and I can handle things on my own but right now I'm confused,I'm not fine I'm far from fine I just want/need to know that someone is here for me. I can be...
    MzSlimshady MzSlimshady 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    im still struggling its like i was born sad i feel like i cant really control what i do or say and stuff just happens and i mess everything up
    elbonke elbonke 22-25, M Mar 15

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    Forgot to take me antidepressant this morning, hate feeling dizzy etc waiting for those effects to dissipate
    litmusmum7 litmusmum7 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    How many times can you pick your self up and dust your self off before you just give in?
    LiilyPad LiilyPad 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Well...I haven't been on here in a while. Mainly because I've been happier and in a better state. But for the last two days, I've been miserable. I feel like **** to put it in the...
    EleanorSmithson EleanorSmithson 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It stings in the shower..... And the sad part is you know exactly what I'm talking about (M.r.)
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 2 days ago