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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

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    Can you have PTSD from Emotional abuse?

    I also have memory gaps from since i was little. My mom was emotionally abusing me all these years and still to this day i cant stand anyone yelling or shouting (even if its not to me) i panic and i feel like im drowning. This is not all the times but there are nights that i...
    sarofan sarofan 22-25, F Jan 6

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    Can Someone Help?

    I think I've got PTSD, but I'm not sure if I'm too young.  I'm fourteen years old, but I fit the whole description of someone with this disorder.  Could someone tell me if there is an age range for such a thing? I had some very intense events happen to...
    ilovepandas102 ilovepandas102 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21, 2009

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    I Wonder If This Is Typical Of Ptsd...

    This is just one instance of my fear, anxiety, paranoia, etc. surfacing. I know PTSD isn't something that can be diagnosed over the internet, but I was just wondering if anybody out there can relate to this.I hate that I get so irrationally paranoid. Just now, I was...
    rachynymph rachynymph 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

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    Info On Ptsd

     PTSD veries different from person to person. My PTSD is the unwanted memories sometimes it comes very strong and clear especially during the night. It bothers me so much I have problems going to sleep. With me it's the smells and certain noise. Also the DREAMS. I have been...
    suzieq009 suzieq009 41-45 1 Response Dec 11, 2008

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    Is This Ptsd?

    i have heard about ptsd for so long but i never thought it would be a problem for me. i went to iraq twice and  only one thing happened to me there.  i witness a women a her baby being stoned to death.  that happened in 2007 and lately i have been having nightmares...
    tabbikat tabbikat 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2010

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    My Ptsd

     I haven't been writing here but I have been very busy and not well. My asthma seems to be getting worse even when I go out side I feel that I have to stop and take deep breath. I've been having frequent asthma and the cough. Well my PST is the same I see my therapists on...
    suzieq009 suzieq009 41-45 Jan 4, 2009

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    I have mild PTSD. I show a lot of the symptoms

    but not too intensely. But sometimes, something happens, it's like a switch gets flipped and I panic. I'm overcome by anxiety and fear. I can't have anyone behind me, I need to everyone in the room so no one sneaks up on me. If someone touches me, I flail at them ready to...
    missalkali missalkali 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    Racism Isn't Cool

    It started in ninth grade, I went to a Catholic highschool, there were white supremisits there, skinheads, possably kkk. I am an Anishinaabe kwe. My Nokomis was a residential school survivor. I was adopted out, so I never knew her, but I know that she carried alot of...
    Jaky Jaky 19-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have been through so many traumatic things in my life...I currently suffer from what I think is Depression and Social Anxiety, but I think it's deeper than that. I am a Rape...
    RayeannB RayeannB 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Hollywood never fails to make a sequel for each and every movie that does well. Why can't love be more like that? Where the best ones get a second chance? That way though you're...
    farmertann farmertann 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    talked to this guy today. he seems pretty cool and i kiked him, we talked, got into a good conversation, and i sent a pic of myself(just face) and i think he got disintrested then...
    insertnamehere99 insertnamehere99 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 27

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    After talking to someone on here I realized my self spanking wasnt enough for what I had said to my grandma early and as embarrassing as I felt I ask told my roomie that I self...
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am not married, not yet, but hope to be in the near future. My boyfriend is a retired infantry soldier who served two tours in Iraq. I have only known him since he was retired...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    As every good story starts; there's this girl. I met here when moved to my current city about 7 months ago. I got to school and made friends by the end of first period. Lunchtime...
    timboslice42 timboslice42 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I have been with my boyfriend for a year. This is a long distance relationship where we fly back and forth. He is a veteran of two wars and was in law enforcement/human trafficking...
    LeslieOK LeslieOK 36-40, F Jun 26

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    My life is falling apart, I am in a foreign country and no support of friends and family. I am a survivor of childhood trauma. I worked very hard to go out of it, have a good...
    asia9286 asia9286 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    This picture I posted pretty much sums up how my brain has been functioning the last few years. I was diagnosed with PTSD years ago after a terrible experience. A few years later I...
    HerrExpierience HerrExpierience 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have been battling depression since high school, PTSD since high school, and anxiety all my life. More recently (over the past 2.5 yrs) I have had many melt downs and have hit...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Jul 15

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    Almost 2 years ago in August I went to bed normally and woke up with a broken face in the middle of the night. It's hard for me to think about it so that's all I'm going to say...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F Jun 29

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    My name is irrelevant. My husband and I have a long history together. We met 15 years ago, as kids. He was my soul mate. Because of past drama with me I didn't act and he knew and...
    needjhim14 needjhim14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    When I was younger I joined the US Army, thinking how great it would be to serve my country. Well after basic training we were given a mentality about when we get to our unit we...
    Titanmeatcat Titanmeatcat 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    About a year ago, I started showing signs of PTSD. It was due to a traumatic experience that happened when I recently turned 20 years old. I don't take anything for it, but I am...
    musiclover210 musiclover210 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Sometimes I get really upset about the mental "illnesses" that I have because I am not a soldier yet I have PTSD, I have not had the worst life ever, yet I have depression, anxiety...
    Lifebugzme Lifebugzme 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm 20 and, last week, I crashed my car in a rainy night with four childern onboard (I worked as a summer camp counsellor, it was an emergency). Nobody got hurt, though I still...
    Angel7Enigma Angel7Enigma 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I sit here just thinking. which isnt always the best of things for me. lol so anyway, i sit here and i look at my life and i wonder if im ever going to be able to dig myself out of...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I was sexually abused and raped by my cousin age 2-14, my dad was murdered when I was 7, my brother who is 12 years older then me physically abused me, I was drugged and raped in...
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    The symptoms I have tell me. I've had PTSD and now I have mild bulimia.. I throw up once a day. But if you have anxiety please tell me about it and how you recovered! I'm a little...
    bellav13 bellav13 16-17 1 Response Jul 12

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    I hate it,night mares, flash backs, sleeplessness, sweets, anger. Its cost me friends, family don't understand, I've even gotten into fights at bars and restaurants with people. I...
    fire1019 fire1019 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I am so sorry but I am just tired of people that don't understand what it's like to be unattractive saying "be confident and you'll be attractive." NO. Confidence enhances what...
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I was 14 during my vacation in Melaque at my families house I got stung by a Stingray(locals called it a manta ray but they don't sting). I was swimming around about 15-20 min...
    Groenland Groenland 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    long time friend of about 8 years who I met online but have never met in person. I didn't think it was possible to love someone that you never met but I suppose it is. I don't know...
    angelexondra angelexondra 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I stepped on an insecure grating this morning. I hurt a few important parts of my body due to the momentum.. nothing serious.. just a few bruises.. but it was hell of a pain.. I...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    would be.... having a relationship where the male (aka bf) could at times if not always dom me and we have a female in the mix (me and said bf)and we could dom her together. of...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I've always been confused in life as to what am I doing here? Whats my purpose? Ive always wanted to do something great, like helping are saving peoples lives. I have discovered im...
    ShaneB93 ShaneB93 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Lol did you ask GOD for help? Did you ever truly come to GOD? You guys complain he hasn't done anything for you and didn't even try. Your a human. Do you know what a fallen angel...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I know its so totally stupid, but i get so attached to people sometimes and i just cant stop thinking about them and i let my head go off on one fantasy land and get dissapointed...
    Electropterodactyl Electropterodactyl 18-21 Jul 6

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    There's this guy and we've been talking for almost two months now. And in those two months, we've just became friends in an instant. We talk all day and night 24/7. We tell each...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F Jun 24

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    I think I may be bipolar! I thought this many years ago and denyied it to myself thinking I didn't want to be a mood swing, depressed, occasional succiacidal thought type person...
    lostboy0 lostboy0 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Ian always thinking. It's good and bad. I think thru almost all I do and I've come to terms that whatever happens it happens for a reason. In a relationship for almost four reasons...
    flipflop2o flipflop2o 36-40, F 5 hrs ago

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    We have been together for 2 years now and because of my trust issues i grabbed his phone what might have been innocent flirting i turned into a big deal, we were both intoxicated...
    steph102112 steph102112 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am the most open person, and thats a thing i like about myself. I think its a good thing to be, but perhaps not to my extent. I will literally have met someone five minutes ago...
    Electropterodactyl Electropterodactyl 18-21 Jul 6

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    Veronica Mars! It was honestly the best show Ive seen, it is also a bit funny. They made a movie of it last year or this year.
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    almost my whole life ive been called ugly and i just really want to know if anyone thinks im atttactive. on a scale 1-10 or just say "yes" or "no". comment anything you want.
    annaray13 annaray13 16-17, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    When it gets dark and my world seems to stand still my mind races. I think of all the things I have tried not to think of during the day and there's no more distractions to get rid...
    OverusedSlogan OverusedSlogan 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I am goth/emo/grunge . I love wearing jokers and evanescence and nirvana are my favorite bands. I'm also a cutter I'm fascinated with blood. I enjoy the dark and cloudy dreary days...
    Grunge17Goth Grunge17Goth 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    Hi All, Been to the beach today and whilst exploring a wave came and soaked my trainers. As I was already wet, I just carried on and splashed in the rock pools and the sea. It felt...
    Shoomad Shoomad 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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    So I've liked wearing panties for awhile now but my girlfriend doesn't like it so I do it in secret. Here resently I got curious about thongs so I went and bought a few. One day my...
    Wedge796 Wedge796 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I thought I let my fiancé tell this in a guy's perspective. We had this conversation after witnessing young girls, probably only 16 years old, walking around our neighbourhood...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago