I Sometimes Get Memory Flashbacks From Things Or People I See

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    Triggery Lately.....

    I am very familiar with flashbacks, been having them off and on since my late teens.  It's weird how something utterly innocuous can suddenly become a terrible trigger.  (One of the biggest ones for me used to be the sound of an old-fashioned telephone ring.) Only...
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2009

    Anyone in my friend remember their first loss?

    It's not all the time but I get flashbacks and memories of the first patient I loss.. It's been so many many years since and others in worse cases that I couldn't do anything about. But that first one I still can't shack. Everyone once in a while you see their face pop in like...
    tonysqd11 tonysqd11
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 19

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