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I Live With Acute Ptsd and Anxiety

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Seems all I seem to get is bad news on mine! I'd HAPPILY live without it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    Here's another 10 that I absolutely can't live without.. 1. Beat your heart out by the Distillers. 2. Santa Monica by Everclear. 3. Promise by Eve6 4. Semi charmed life by third...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F Nov 8

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    I have lived with my boyfriend for 6 months and he has gotten drunk every single night. Its not like he violent or anything but I know when days are really bad at work he will pick...
    Confused836 Confused836 18-21, T 1 Response Nov 12

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    I just discovered two days ago. 6 years after we started to see each other, he spat the words, angrily. It was like he hated saying it. Like it was a secret, his dirty little...
    AyanasSight AyanasSight 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    My husband of 13 yrs has been living with chronic pain (testicular) for over 4 years now. The cause is due to a nerve disease. He's always been hilarious, the life of the party...
    watershed watershed 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am the only one that ever cleans the house, which is fine because I'm picky about it. But I got screamed at last night for not finishing her laundry and doing mine instead of...
    hightoforgot hightoforgot 18-21, F a week ago

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    I was feeling so up for a couple weeks there, but now I've just plummeted right back down. Why is this so difficult? I'm getting so frustrated with myself because I can't even...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F Nov 20

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    The battle still rages, both depression and anxiety allied themselves to fight what still remains of who I am. I am in no position to give up however I am weak, I am broken.
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    Hi, I really need your advice because I'm a bit confused and rattled. I was with my boyfriend for about 6 months when we first met everything was great, we laughed so much and had...
    Rainrebel Rainrebel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I'm scared. The problems at home make me want to never be like any of them. I hold in my anger, and that just makes me numb. I lost track of time and everything around me just was...
    JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown 13-15 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I've done some research on the benefits of Choline so I started taking 2000mg a day. It has definitely improved my mental state! of course.. I still have troubles sometimes. my...
    trmhippygirl7 trmhippygirl7 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    I sometimes have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning. It's a problem that's been getting better with medication and time, but it's messing up my college career. And then...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Redo: People say you should love yourself to be happy but I can't seem to find love left in my heart. Only emptiness and loneliness filling my whole body and the only reason I...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    It's hitting me hard tonight. My dads in the hospital with congestive heart failure and I'm hurting deep. I must be strong though for my sisters. Hes not my biological dad but has...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    American societal standards sometimes make me feel like ****. I go to college full time and work, but can't afford to live on my own. I still get this awful feeling that I'm a...
    MostlyVoidPartiallyStars MostlyVoidPartiallyStars 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I am beyond frustrated. Because of a divorce and some other personal issues (that were not my fault), I was forced to move back in with my parents. I am 43 years old and have a...
    cosmowoman13 cosmowoman13 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Lost my ex to drugs. She was the sweetest girl in the world until her friend got her to try drugs. At first she'd just get high occasionally, and although I hated it and how she...
    toby2325 toby2325 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    I like to handout with people that make me forget to look at my phone
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    It's like my third lung. I can't berate without it, sadly.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    So here are my 10 songs that I can't stop listening at the moment: 1: Working at Perfekt - Geddy Lee 2: Desolation - Lamb of God 3: We Got Used To Us - Riverside 4: Demiurge...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F Nov 9

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    1. In the end by linkin park 2. She will be loved by maroon 5 3. Try hard by 5 seconds of summer 4. Remembering Sunday by all time low 5. Drops of jupiter by train 6. Kryptonite...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F Nov 9

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    My phone go took away But go it back a couple hours How? Wow I use my magic lol :3 I just don't talk to anyone and be quiet and act gloomy If I have to talk I mumble Sooner or...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F Nov 12

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    Hi everyone! I've been searching for a safe place like this for me because I have been feeling so alone lately so I am happy to have finally found it. I am 24 years old and I am...
    allisondorn allisondorn 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    Yes this ******* household is controlled by the ******* TV . It kills all and any conversation . I was again trying to have a conversation with her , she who must be obeyed . She...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 4 Responses Nov 20

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    Whoever said life with one of these creatures is 'soul-sucking' knew what they were talking about. When one's soul has been sucked out, one Surely has nothing left in them to make...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Budgeting works. You MUST have a budget! I manage a pretty meticulous one myself. Every cent has a place and no bill is unexpected. I plan for everything – recurring bills...
    sls84 sls84 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hi guys, I'm new to this group and joined specifically to gain some support on this issue. I am currently living with my fiancée and we are set to marry on October 10, 2015. When...
    dollusions dollusions 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Were moving in with my moms boyfriend and his daughter soon. His daughter has Cerebral Palsy (I think thats how you spell it). I was just wondering.... Idk. I guess more about it...
    n0rthernwind n0rthernwind 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I hate when people say, "Why can't you just get over depression?" Can you get over me knocking you the **** out??
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F Oct 28

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    I have been there. Ask for help do it for yourself, your worth it. 🌺🌺🌺🌺flowers for you !!
    Sonny02 Sonny02 41-45, F Oct 28

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    sometimes i don't see the point of living anymore
    intoxicatingxmuke intoxicatingxmuke 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    If you're facing depression please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch it will save your life please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    I feel like i was mistake being born in the world I've done so much ****** up **** but my past is pretty ****** him itself nobody knows how it makes me feel . I was laying on my...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    People always say you should love yourself before you can love someone else but it's hard to love myself when I feel so empty. I have no real friends, people tell me I'm a great...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    Please check out the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch if you are facing depression. Please it will help
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Nothing happens until you take action. Please checkout the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch for depression. there is a way out.
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 31

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    Please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch please it will save you and give you hope
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Nov 14

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    If you're going through depression please checkout the youtube channel douglas bloch it will save your life man
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Nov 18

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