I 'm Ashamed To Have Ptsd

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    I have PTSD and feel stupid

    for it. Here's why--I was an American troop, deployed to a combat zone in the middle east twice. I won't say I don't have nightmares about that time, but they are far and away not the worst of my nightmares. The worst of my nightmares come from relational issues--maybe I'll...
    BetweenStates BetweenStates
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2015

    Free Hearted "in Country".

         IM TRYING TO STAY IN MY OWN WORLD AT THIS TIME. NO TITLES NO NAMES, JUST THINK NOW AS THE WORLD HAVING NO TITLE OR NO NAME. I LIVE IN THIS WORLD. A WORLD FULL OF ALCOHOL AND LITTLE REMORSE. ALL MY LIFE I HAVE TRIED TO PLEASE OTHERS AND SEE TO IT THAT THEY MAKE IT, BUT...
    tnat tnat
    36-40
    Jan 25, 2012

    It just adds to the humiliation,

    like there's this lasting mark that everyone can see :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2014

    I"'m always supposed to be tough".

    No matter what. After all I have been threw fighting in a strange land, blown up, surviving death. Everyone thinks your some kind of bad *** and your not afraid of anything. Well, it's the complete opposites. I can't sleep from thinking " they are coming to get me" or " I'm...
    Cookingmonster360 Cookingmonster360
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2015
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