I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    maryryan maryryan
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    2 Responses Apr 21
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    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
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    winterfall winterfall
    41-45
    Apr 19
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    2byoung 2byoung
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    I have managed to set myself up for the ultimate ptsd events. only you guys will understand. when a small thing is a trigger but you keep trying to fix it hoping that will resolve...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 19
    For as long as I can remember I have struggled with depression, even when everything is going well it feels like there is something dark in my stomach eating away at all the...
    ColdSerpent ColdSerpent
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    All I did was I sent gifts last year around Christmas time forget tending that this man would take anything I do as an offence and report it to the police ..as it has also been...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 19
    Having my last baby gave me ptsd...
    BadMomKira BadMomKira
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    hey. i'm here again, the girl with a catastrophic anxiety. It's nighttime here and now I'm waiting for my parents to come home. they usually come home late, like around midnight...
    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    I went to a certain therapist, the only one in town, three times over the course of two months. My dad had made appointments for me because, well, he walked in on me hurting...
    shybot shybot
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 18
    I've denied it for years. But admittedly, it's something I have and can't seem to rise above. It effects much more than most can imagine. So last night, I was at my cousins' 19th...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    just a helpful place for those coping with ptsd http://www.outofthestorm.website/
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 17
    I went on the Ferris wheel in downtown Atlanta (no clue what the name is, sorry) and I had anxiety really bad. my stepbrother and stepdad were with me as well as my mom. I have a...
    sxvenfxld sxvenfxld
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    our poisonous society has created an unbearable life which we call convention. I'm sick of having to live with the expectation that you must study hard, achieve great grades, then...
    Purplelamb Purplelamb
    13-15, F
    Apr 17
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    BellaGrace1 BellaGrace1
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 16
    My friend had a surprise party yesterday. She is such a close friend to me and I love her to death but I have terrible anxiety and the last few days were horrible on me. I didn't...
    Blurryface5936 Blurryface5936
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 16
    I love drugs but i dont take it
    MOHED007 MOHED007
    18-21, M
    Apr 16
    it's one of the hardest things to do, watching them slip away. seeing how distant they become with you. I know there is nothing I can do really, the only one that can stop her is...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    Apr 16
    why do people even do drugs ? ...cuz it feels nice ? or is it to just run away from life problems ? if so that's stupid cuz by doing drugs you're fuckkking up your life even more...
    LovelyGorillla LovelyGorillla
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Apr 16
    weird thought. I have a friend that has a husband who does stuff he's not supposed to. I have a proof recording of him. She won't speak to me ever again if I show her. this is...
    mammabee1 mammabee1
    31-35
    2 Responses Apr 15
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    ideky1253 ideky1253
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 15
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    missystout missystout
    22-25, F
    Apr 14
    I am depressed and it's getting worse. I will be 38 this year and am not married and do not have a baby. That was always my dream but spent too much time with wrong guys. I am...
    katielee102 katielee102
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 14
    Where do I start? I am a gay man, I have known I was gay since 3rd grade. Growing up was tough and is a story for a later time. I met my first long term partner when I was 22, we...
    taletotell taletotell
    41-45, M
    Apr 13
    After three years of trying to battle these panic attacks alone and being basically house bound, I'm back on meds. Since a visit to the psychiatrist can cost a fortune in this...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    I am a south-east asian and in my culture couples won't live together until marriage. In the US or basically western culture in general, many couples cohabitating in relationships...
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I don't like to accuse people or any one or body when I don't have straight facts, but if you have your things put in a place and you come back and things are missing wouldn't you...
    stuckNWEbbz stuckNWEbbz
    26-30, F
    Apr 12
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 12
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    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 12
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    cracked8urface cracked8urface
    18-21
    Apr 11
    I never hated myself more than when I read the message telling me I was the reason she changed. There was no blame on her part, it wasn't said to make me feel bad. It was almost...
    kk1874 kk1874
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    i am raging with anxiety right now. It's more like a catastrophic anxiety wherein my mind always leads different happenings to catastrophe. O feel really helpless. I have felt this...
    thebloodyshank thebloodyshank
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    **Not Feeling Helpless Anymore - Gaining Control Of My Anxiety And Thoughts** Hey guys, I'm relatively new to this thread but I looove the support this community has. Wish I found...
    SyazKhan SyazKhan
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Day Lights off Days lost Crying on my bed Heart beats slowly I'm tryna clear my head but I ain't talking I'm not even...
    stephanie751 stephanie751
    13-15, F
    Apr 10
    Since the fall of my relationship, I have had extreme anxiety. I guess because I know It's the end. I'm scared of not being in a relationship. It has been rare moments I have not...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 10
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    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 10
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    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 9
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    ToBeDiskovered ToBeDiskovered
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
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    MoonChild01 MoonChild01
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I have been recently found out that I have PTSD and I get in these moods where I just hate everyone and I have so much anger all the time. like I just wanna go and fight someone...
    tcupp72 tcupp72
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
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    Ancientphoenix78 Ancientphoenix78
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
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    safaabushra safaabushra
    13-15, F
    Apr 8
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    isabellaandre isabellaandre
    16-17
    Apr 8
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    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    Apr 7
    and it is fine it is another beautiful day I accept myself and my place in the world I am blessed beyond belief
    mrsit808 mrsit808
    36-40, F
    Apr 7
    I dont take anxiety meds anymore because its been a few months since my last anxiety attack, but I'm just getting really anxious right now with my Biology and Literature keystones...
    IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT IkIlLeDyOuRsOuLaNdAtEiT
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I can just watch Netflix and Kiss anime.
    DreamOfAFox DreamOfAFox
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 6
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    Average111 Average111
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 6
    I feel so ******* angry a lot lately and I don't know why. When I was gone all I could think about was my family and now that I've been home a while they've been irritating the...
    BjKhann BjKhann
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Apr 6
    The person who is primarily responsible for my panic attacks caused another hysterical tantrum inside our house this morning. My mother and I are the ones who have to take it all...
    BlueJinx BlueJinx
    26-30, F
    Apr 6
    i hate that i can't communicate effectively. i know that my husband gets frustrated to the point of disgust. i just assume not talk to anyone. i have chronic pain and fatigue to...
    LITVET LITVET
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 5
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    Audi5000 Audi5000
    41-45, M
    Apr 5
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