Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Think Ive Got Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 28 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Here is what helped me reduce my PMDD craziness: Learn more about yourself… emotionally, physically and internally. You should know by now what gets you upset, and usually you...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    As a child when growing up my parents were at each other's throats.in the same year 1988,i split from my first love,my parents split,finally,to finish off the year the motorbike...
    Medog Medog 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I got the flu or something last week. It hit me like a truck but I am feeling better just in time for the weekend! Have a great weekend all!
    Rosebud123987 Rosebud123987 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was 15 at the time I'm now 16 almost 17 n when the doctor first told me I may never be about to have kids or it will be extreamlly hard I just froze n held back the tears I acted...
    ThatGirlDrama ThatGirlDrama 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The trouble with someone throwing up a block in the middle of a conversation is I have no idea what caused them to want to block me. Chance to learn something: zero
    storyteller4u2 storyteller4u2 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been blocked and called a *****. He was the that came on my post talking crazy. Lol
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lately I've been having dreams of being a guy (lol) I think I got 3 dreams and there are times people say if I were a guy they would go for me (which I also laughed)probably...
    pineapplejam pineapplejam 18-21, F Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey yo they call Keem, what's poppin' fellas, when I spit it, I even make my daddy jealous, y'all think he got the power, ooo shame the devil, that poor fool can't even keep his...
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was 13 years old, I was up at the farm with my grandma. She was my idol growing up and still is to this day. I looked up to her and have always considered her my favorite...
    boklenHolley7 boklenHolley7 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, I have a question, for all of you people out there that are informed on the matter or have a history of sexual abuse. Is it normal to think something is happening that isn't? I...
    mentallytortured mentallytortured 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not have PTSD at all, but I just wanted to express my admiration and respect for people who do have to suffer with it. I have friends who have experienced PTSD - not from...
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was told I have PTSD around August 2014, along with depression and anxiety... The doctor/counselor actually told me it's a pretty severe case of all 3. It stems from my...
    Firefighter2893 Firefighter2893 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I have this problem where whenever I have one bad experience associated with a certain object or place or even person, my natural instinct tells me to avoid those things...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 6 Responses Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thought i had social anxiety cause i won't go outside and see my friends. I've isolated myself from everyone i once knew except my own parents. But yet, i can still talk to...
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Part three Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PTSD in 2014 because of the gang rape I went through and I get flash back of it when I sleep every now and then it was horrible to go through and the flash...
    kmccrady12653 kmccrady12653 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my fiancee has ptsd and it made her a blunt person and I don't think she's into other people's feelings but she's a beautiful person u just wish she wasn't so hard on me and she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I realize that this may make me seem like a nerd or something, but I suffer from PTSD from when I was raped at 8 years old. Most people think you can only get it from being in a...
    fragilesoul813 fragilesoul813 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i feel like theres nothing left for me in life . i got clean of a 10 yr heroin addiction, but still am a0 worthless stupid junkie no matter what i do. someone i love dearly calls...
    foxyoxy123 foxyoxy123 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dang. I got titanium implants in my neck. Now why can't i get metal implants on my **** to keep it hard. Hahahahaha
    titanium30 titanium30 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Let's try to be happy again.In a world that is cold,we by choices have a right to move to the warmer side..Paying attention to life-to it's beauty,oddity,wonder I hope you would...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PTSD in November 2014. I believe I have had this condition since I was a child. I have had many different experiences which have led me to where I am today...
    malifrgr malifrgr 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    -TRIGGER WARNING- I was told today that I'm taking attention from Veterans, and that it's impossible to have PTSD without being in the military. I was abused. He beat me, and...
    yourfavpet yourfavpet 18-21, F Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am not married to but have been in a serious relationship for 2 years with a retired soldier who suffers with severe PTSD at 34 years old. He is the first soldier I have dated...
    AB81713 AB81713 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with PTSD last year after a nervous breakdown. I was abused as a child it really messed me up but some reason something happened to me last year and i reached a...
    notmymothersdaughter notmymothersdaughter 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When things don't go the exact way my husband wants, I can tell his mood swings are going to kick in. Today I made a comment about winter in California, which he is certain doesn't...
    mamadruid mamadruid 18-21, F Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Post onset, complex PTSD to be exact. It comes from when I was a kid. I was adopted by my grandparents whom were pretty much every type of abusive as it gets. I'm pretty much a...
    mentalbrix mentalbrix 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Right this is the first time I've used this and gunna just get this out there that I have PTSD, damn that feels good to even get that out on paper 😊, Basically I was stabbed 3...
    thomasxoxo thomasxoxo 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate PTSD I'm having a ******* meltdown over an empty pack of cigarettes :(
    theoctopusesbowtie theoctopusesbowtie 18-21, F Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was in a car accident last December. The driver of the other vehicle had no license, bald tires on his van and he died. I knew him. Apparently he lost his license months before...
    kiasoulmate kiasoulmate 46-50, F Apr 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my question is can you love someone that has ptsd and can they love you back
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    nobody knows the real me. nobody knows how many times ive sat in my room and cried, nobody knows how many times ive lost hope, how many times ive been let down. nobody knows how...
    K33024W K33024W 13-15 2 Responses Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was thinking, maybe the reason i have this explosion thing because back in my past life i could have been in a war, and died in an explosion. i think it could maybe be a leftover...
    hopelesslyalone7654321 hopelesslyalone7654321 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I served in the Military for 18 years, a short time compared to others. In that time however i have experienced things that i wish nobody on this earth should ever witness.. I dare...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M Mar 27

    Your Response

    Cancel