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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    Ok so this person posted about being a Wiccan and that she has powers and for other Wiccans to message her. I don't know much about the Wiccan lifestyle so curious I message her...
    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Lol I posted an experience in which someone responded and then blocked me! What's the point of even sharing your thoughts if you aren't interested whatsoever in me sharing mine...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Ive gotten to where I dont get much sleep at night because I just cant shut off my brain.
    amadio1 amadio1 36-40, M Jan 16

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    Im 20 years old and today i got caught shoplifting. I went to the mall and was in Sephora looking for a foundation. I did not walk in the store with any intention to steal...
    Sh318y Sh318y 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I don't even love the man in the mirror yet ************* think I got love for them
    Princeofnothing Princeofnothing 18-21, M a week ago

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    Sence you passed, ive never stopped thinking about the last words, touch, breathe you took before you passed. but the only thing that breaks my heart is you never said goodbye to...
    shyluvz69z shyluvz69z 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Please read, I have a question for anyone who suffers from mental disorders. But first, a little bit (briefly) about my mental health history: I was diagnosed with ADHD...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I stumbled across this literally about half an hour ago while surfing the net and I think I may actually have this. It may be a result of my ADHD/ADD (I have yet to get it tested...
    divermel divermel 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    The VA can't afford for all veterans to be diagnosed with PTSD, so before finally caving and giving me this diagnosis, which is more acceptable for a veteran, I was accused of...
    Stella30 Stella30 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I read the websites online about C-PTSD, I was sure I had it. Now, after reading your stories, I'm not sure. I would love for anyone to read through this and tell me your...
    Devinologist Devinologist 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I have had depression since I was 15...it comes & goes as does the anxiety. I take Effexor now & that helps a lot, though I still have my "bad days." Where I don't want to do...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I just have a question. At one point in my life I had a lot of bad things happen to me. Because I was embarrassed and completely ashamed of it all I never talked about it to anyone...
    bandit2398 bandit2398 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    What a great day! Woke up and headed to downtown Sacramento. Ate brunch at cafe Bernardo where I had a bomb habanero burger! Then went over to S street and stopped at beers books...
    looking4wonderland looking4wonderland 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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          Ok..this is hard for me, 3 yrs ago on Oct 30, 2011 I found my 19 yr old son Dylan hanging in a closet! :( His little brother, 16 at the time was also...
    StillChillin StillChillin 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    yup I have PTSD (Post Tramatic Stress Disorder) many reasons why I have it. not gonna go into buutt I will say that it is real, it really hurts and it's a big problem for a lot of...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    An actual experience I had: A friend of mine who recently returned home from the army confided in me that he had PTSD. I helped him through some tough days, teaching him better...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I was diagnosed with PTSD as a child, however because I am PTSD, I've developed DID as a bi product.
    Thingsunseen Thingsunseen 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I know there just fireworks but they bring me back to that scary day where I used to live alone when I had my first apartment at 19. I lived upstairs so the guy under me had a meth...
    kjonesr kjonesr 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I was around 5 or 8 when this first started. I trusted someone once,my best friend, my cousin, who was like a brother to me. I thought he loved me and cared for me until he came...
    feather1212 feather1212 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    More people need to talk about PTSD when they have it. I tried for so long to "keep it together". Then at work one day I was making tea for me and my friend when I just started...
    strawberryblonde89 strawberryblonde89 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 5

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    I have very bad PTSD, possibly C-PTSD. I also have been diagnosed with MDD (major depressive disorder), ADHD, personality disorder NOS, anorexia nervosa, and undiagnosed...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    You'd think after Robin Williams' untimely death by suicide people would wake up to it, but we're still pushing that boulder up that steep and slippery hill. He was beloved by the...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 15

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    Having a bad night... Thought I was over my ptsd but tonight just proved it's still alive and kicking! :/
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I learned the hard way not to let just anyone who does not understand PTSD into my life. I have been told that it is all in my head and I can control it. I have been told I was...
    Imnotdillusional Imnotdillusional 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I've just been diagnosed with PTSD and im terrified about therapy :/
    laulaulauuu laulaulauuu 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    it sucks when u find someone who understands what you are going through and then they just go away like they don't know how that feels ptsd is ruining my life I'm going off the...
    sapper325 sapper325 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 3

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    My son was PTSD due to sexual abuse done by a relative. I found about after he had a flash back on vacation. I found him near death once and I feel like I can never really get...
    reydog reydog 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    My PTSD has been so bad lately that I absolutely can not sleep at night. Ever since I ran out of my medication awhile back, I've been drinking myself to sleep. Its the only way I'm...
    Saithe Saithe 18-21, F Jan 16

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    I have PTSD and some days it can be quite a struggle, but I work really hard to control my reactions.
    Leofflaed Leofflaed 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have Ptsd among other diagnoses, and I am startled easily and find it hard relating or trusting. No one sees the illness , but me , and I feel ashamed sometimes. Anyone relate?
    Nikki22Tutu Nikki22Tutu 36-40, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My wife does! What do you think of her big fat butt? 
    newgain285 newgain285 31-35, M 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I thought I got rid of all those damn nightmares when I started on sleeping meds. Well, guess what. They have found their way back into my head.. Two months I was almost nightmare...
    Quibbler Quibbler 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    okay i think im just about done. my mother refuses to believe i can speak the truth, not even when i kneel in front of her and sob, all but begging her to believe me. my father is...
    LoveLessOne97 LoveLessOne97 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    today is the first time ive ever got high. i dont rite this to be an badass or think im cool or something, 'cause im not. i rite this cause i think i will forget this in the...
    andylovesyou23 andylovesyou23 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This woman was making these moaning sounds because of the cold. I almost went berserk. Like stfu. The noises were like knives in my ears. And I just got so ANGRY and couldn't...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 11

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    well i made it through the night again. its 230pm im just waking up. my world is upside down. i need to get some help. i thought only soliders got pstd. i wish i didnt have to...
    elisa3980 elisa3980 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 16

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    sometimes i wonder, what keeps me going? why don't i just end it all. end all the suffering. then i remind myself that all suffering is temporary. there are better days ahead...
    spreadyourwings spreadyourwings 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 11

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    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...
    Cookingmonster360 Cookingmonster360 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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