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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    The twenty-second day of January is the worst date on the calendar for me. It is the day that my older brother took his own life and forever changed mine. It was the New Year’s...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I apologize in advance because I know this will be a long post. My fiancé and I have been together for a little over a year,she was diagnosed with bipolar1 with psychotic features...
    Suzuki437 Suzuki437 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    You think you can't live without someone or something. And then you realize, yes you can. Sorry if this is negative.. Just had to share it.
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F Jan 4

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    Could never live without music in my life....it's the only thing tht gets me by right now
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F Jan 10

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    I live with 3 roommates two married gay men and a straight woman who is my ex gf's ex gf if you get that I'm kinda the only straight male or female in my house in a way it's kinda...
    CuteLoverboyJRU CuteLoverboyJRU 18-21, M Jan 10

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    If I had to live without Jason Aldean's music I don't know what I'd do.
    arestlesssoul arestlesssoul 22-25, F Jan 12

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    It would be so cool and dream come true to have a honor to live with my kind
    Wolfy14 Wolfy14 13-15, F a week ago

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    I let him live with me is more like it. He was couch surfing for years prior to that. I ask for $100 bucks a week, so I don't feel like his sugar Momma. But I still feel that way...
    yppirt yppirt 31-35, F a week ago

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    If I go too long without a cigarette I get really nervous and jittery. After I smoke, I calm down. Just one more reason to inhale more smoke deeply into my awesomely black lungs...
    aliciawolf aliciawolf 51-55, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I understand what you guys are going through. I was extremely bad and it took the doctors a very long time to diagnose what my promblem was. I had lost so much weight I was...
    waiting2emerge waiting2emerge 31-35 Jan 3

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    Every day and every night I struggle with some sort of depression or anxiety. I can't describe it. It comes and it goes. It's not really predictable. If anyone ever wants someone...
    lizzielazylove97 lizzielazylove97 16-17, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    how do i deal with food disorders bulimia?
    shrutibhagwat shrutibhagwat 16-17 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i promise to my self that i will be what i want , i will be what i wanna be and i will make my self proud of my self , i will make me smile because of me, the problem is "WILL...
    onikaa onikaa 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    But do I just have to die? You don't love me. And living a life where is absolutely no hope of being considered by you is a torture I can't take anymore. But I wish I cud live...
    EternalWanderer EternalWanderer 31-35, F Jan 6

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    My father is a conspiracy theorist who doesn't care about anything except my sister and me. However, he doesn't bathe, he let all of his teeth rot out, he never cleans up after...
    peanutturtle peanutturtle 26-30, F Jan 16

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    Ohh boy she may watch my kids when I'm working but it would be nice if she could stop telling me how much food I eat or milk I drink its like **** I pay for all this ****, it's not...
    Dotcom2 Dotcom2 26-30, M Jan 4

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    I have worked so hard to make sure no drafts can come inside my cats's house. I have placed a heater and made a tent around it with a table filled with blankets around and in the...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I am a eighteen years old girl who wants to explore the world and change it a little bit, to better. I want to do small things which can make other people happy, I want to help the...
    TinkaAlonca TinkaAlonca 18-21, F Jan 22

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    without you im nothing without you im half of a whole without you im not the same without you im torn like a seal in a storm without you i have no hand to hold without you i feel...
    Goldenfairy Goldenfairy 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Yesterday when i was in the gym, i was just running and listening to my music, then my mind went blank and and i saw my crush and i willing want to do anything to at least be with...
    EnigmaticCasper EnigmaticCasper 18-21, M Jan 22

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    I have and she is everything any man could ever dream about she is the most caring person you could meet, she is so beautiful, she has a perfect smile, a laugh that is intoxicating...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    This motorcycle trip might now be described as a coming-of-age, last-fling-of-youth story or some such thing, but I just saw it as another adventure with a good buddy. I was, and...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I cant go a day without music 😏 who else ?
    CalmYourShit CalmYourShit 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Rough weekend so far. Screamed at me to tell me he wasn't screaming at me and that I would know when he was. Hmmm. We are at the pint of talking about separating. Pain is no...
    juliep17 juliep17 41-45, F 18 hrs ago

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you are fighting depression
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 5

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    Most people have tons of new years goals, I just simply have three. 1) to make it through this year alive 2) to do my best to find what makes me happy 3) to pray more.
    beautifuleyes13 beautifuleyes13 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I just want to say be who you are and don't let anybody put you down
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 7

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    If you're suffering please watch this http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 7

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you're suffering please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 8

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw if you're suffering please watch this
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Jan 10

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    http://youtu.be/4Gp0QIXG4Aw please watch this if you're struggling
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I want to die. I've been sad for a very long time. this family is tearing me apart. I think of the past. it never goes away. I need help but no one will stay
    Valerieawesomeness Valerieawesomeness 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been struggling for a long time and I'm starting to get better, but sometimes, I just feel so down.
    ericadeniseunderwood ericadeniseunderwood 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    i start listening to GARBAGE again.they are really awsome!!
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Avicii-my father told me....well worth a listen:D!
    racheldoyle00 racheldoyle00 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Sometimes its just too hard to keep going but you have to, fed up lonely pissed off and more
    wayne772 wayne772 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Im exited for Tomorrow night i have music class gonna work on my vocal this year im gonna try my hardest to stop being so shy i gotta go after what i love and dreams <3
    Millerbabe17 Millerbabe17 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    music music music no music no life
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 7

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