I Survived the Worst of Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    Still Hypervigilant

    I was robbed at gunpoint right outside of the door to my apartment. The whole story is on another experience group so I will not write the whole thing here but it was extremely traumatic. My PTSD did not start in the beginning and I don't know why it developed when it did. I...
    DILunderfire DILunderfire
    22-25, F
    Apr 20, 2011

    Ptsd Emotional Numbness

    After a 5k mile trip from Houston to Canada and back... I was on my way to work at 4 in the morning... A Drunk driver spun out, came across the median... I laid my Motorcycle down (Harley Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic) and slid into him head on... The last thing I remember before...
    TimLS TimLS
    8 Responses May 3, 2013

    Still Getting Over It

    I wish I could forget, This deadly day, !2:51pm, 22/02/2011,Christchurch,New Zealand, A 6.3 struck , Death, Distruction, Broken homes, Narrow escapes, Fear, Panic, Went to hell, And back, If only, I wish I could forget, That deadly day.
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8
    46-50, M
    Jul 7, 2011

    Ptsd Sux!!!

    I was abused for 10 years by an alcoholic Grandfather, who would also dry fire his rifle on me often. I got the worst of it because I protected my sis and cousins. I have been beaten, raped, taunted, intimidated, held at gunpoint, and humiliated. I witnessed similar atrocities...
    13guardianangel 13guardianangel
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 2, 2010

    Ptsd Emotional Numbness Can It Be Cured? If It Happens For Me I Will Be Reaching Out To Others.

    The feeling is of a slow disassociation from everything that made me alive... My friends, my family, my work, my hobbies, my passions... They gather around me... they reach out to me... they beckon me to return... But they all seem like memories now... memories fading with time...
    TimLS TimLS
    1 Response May 6, 2013

    I Know I Have..........

     My mind is more at ease than ever. Sure I have my days, but  it's mainly involving little things.  Not so much anymore about the bad stuff  that happened as it is the residual affects of it all. The arthritis from the many beatings and couple broken bones...
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    5 Responses May 25, 2009
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