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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    But I don't know why 😰😢😰😢😰😢
    whatdreammaycome whatdreammaycome 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I am sick of being there for everyone else and noone ever returns the favor when im in need of someone
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I hate to sound like an attention ***** but I can't hold it in I just wanna break down and cry... I found out today that... My brother is going back to live wit my dad. ( who I...
    werebentnotbroken werebentnotbroken 16-17, F Aug 22

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    Several times. And have blocked several too. Some like pain and hate advice. Me i like learning how to feel better. And who can be helped by my advice.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 24

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    Why cant i have a guy who will treat me like a princess and appreciate me And love me for who i am.seems everyguy i get i am a piece of **** to and get taken advantage of...
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    Sometimes I wonder what the hell are we all doing. We are like zombies of the state. Get up go to work, do something that doesn't really mean anything in the grand scheme of things...
    sleepyleno sleepyleno 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Well a couple days ago I was sitting there texting one of my friends and she has a big head sometimes. So we got talking about different test and me being so dumb said that I would...
    Fogle3 Fogle3 18-21, M a week ago

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    I wish I could run away and never look back. My entire childhood was spent dealing with my father who has severe PTSD that has caused him to abuse my entire family for the past 13...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I've had Complex PTSD for over 15 years now and the more I understand myself,the more I feel detached from others. Being so self aware makes it hard to be present in the moment and...
    purplesoc purplesoc 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I am married to someone with PTSD and chronic pain. He has had both for the past 5 years and has been going to therapy. It has been very hard living with him, but at the same...
    littlebetsy littlebetsy 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    2 years ago I was attacked by my own family, a family member committed suicide then found a man hanging at work. All this happened in a matter of 6 months. I completely broke down...
    leesalush leesalush 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    Actually, C-PTSD. Does anyone else here have it? The "C" stands for complex, meaning my issues don't stem from a single event (i.e. an attack, short period of war) but rather...
    shelhart137 shelhart137 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    I know what its like, you're not alone. I've been in therapy for about 8 years now, and I still suffer. I, too, was abused by my family, friends, and even an entire town. Children...
    gwisforlovers gwisforlovers 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    When i was in fifth grade my mother was diagnosed with clinical depression and my family changed forever.In my 4th grade year she started taking 6 week leaves from work.I had no...
    ordinaryemma ordinaryemma 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Unfortunately, I don't often succeed. It has gotten worse since I am pregnant. I completely lose it emotionally and put my poor husband through hell. I expect him to understand...
    VerveMum VerveMum 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    i think back to the most influential ppl ive ever meet in my life. one person comes to mind. this person has brought out the best and the worst in me. ive pushed, ive shoved, and...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F a week ago

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    I was in my drivers ED class today and our teacher showed a video about organ donation.Aside from it being sad because a man died i was to busy trying to stop a PTSD attack from...
    ordinaryemma ordinaryemma 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I have a pretty bad case of ptsd. I have done service overseas, in Iraq, in both the Marines and the Army. As was the case with most guys, I bought into the duty and honor of...
    amp6046 amp6046 26-30, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today was really rough for me. I am a mother of 3 who decided to finish her degree, I have done pretty well thus far maintaining grants, scholarships, and financial aid to get me...
    PhoenixLF PhoenixLF 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I finally got the job I wanted as a caregiver in an assisted living home. Ive been trying to get this job for over a year now. Ive applied 3 times, wrote them a resume and I've...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I don't know. I have been feeling very anxious all last week and this week. I left for lunch every day to calm my self down and regroup. Which worked ok for most of last week. Then...
    pmo77 pmo77 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I came out of two very abusive and manipulated relationships. I had bad dating experiences and now I am scared for life. I honestly, do not want to DATE ever. I do get lonely at...
    Elizabethgl7302 Elizabethgl7302 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Well, Its more like throw back. 2 years back at this time I had moved out of home for the first time ever. New job, new city new people, new experiences and truckloads of naivety...
    riaarora riaarora 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    well I kicked my boyfriend out today cause he said I was being a *****.so I called him I pay the rent and everything else.i love him to pieces but lately since he finally got a job...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F Sep 12

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    i love that show i never miss it..not only is it one of the best animie shows ive seen in a long time...but it has hands down one of the sickest sound tracks on a show........
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 15 hrs ago

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    I could go on talking about all the celebrities I love, but this is a different thing. I think I have a weird love for a guy who I've never met. I don't know his exact identity, I...
    sunflowerheaven sunflowerheaven 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Maybe this is Hell, and we just don't realize it. For all the good, there is so much more evil. Perhaps the good is a trick even, to make us think otherwise. That's why I think you...
    Brandoncohen Brandoncohen 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I am curious what my profile says about me though I am also a bit scared to ask. My profile content is all over the place. Please forgive me for some of the things I posted -.- Ive...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Someone please explain to me why i could've been so blind to the fact that love doesn't exist!they say u are supposed to feel love! welll im not sure if i ever have or will! maybe...
    tomas01041977 tomas01041977 36-40 Sep 10

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    My dad molasted me and i cant keep living it like it didnt happen and right now i have no idea what to do im scared and im freaking out im thinking of killing myself ive never...
    James5580 James5580 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I have an absolute stinker of a cold....my head hurt...my eyes hurt...im all bunged up.... Ive been taking various meds...but nothing is really helping... So.... I finished work...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really do ... ;( i always think suicide is the best solution of all my problems that ive been thru .
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hmm this may be the last or may not be the last. Depends on my conflicted mind. I just wanted to say thank you to those people who message and ask if I am okay occasionally. There...
    Stomparound Stomparound 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    a friend ive made this year , different funny smart adorably dorky humor smoking hot blue eyes, i love talking to him but he has another female friend hes been friends with for...
    Sumptous Sumptous 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Ivebeen married for 36 years. My husband turns on me when it comes to.his family and our children. Now..because he didnt like me asking our daughter questions (shes 26) he told...
    allison575757 allison575757 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I want to know if i look good ive been taking estrogen for about a year know do i look good
    tomgirl7499 tomgirl7499 18-21, T 9 Responses Sep 3

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    what should i do ? ive knew these guys a long gtime but we have completely different ideologys and values. it would mean that i had to relocate which i am willing to do, any advice...
    bobby277 bobby277 22-25, M Sep 8

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    I am of course a prostitute but sucking d|ck is one of my favourite things to do. I hate oral on myself but when I even think about giving it, I drool.
    Janslowjam Janslowjam 18-21, F 2 hrs ago