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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

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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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    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 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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    purpledarts purpledarts 18-21 Mar 3

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    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 5 days ago

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    yesterday my stomach started to hurt then last night I started to throw up and like every hour I would wake up and throw up. I hope it is over before Saturday.
    colt109 colt109 13-15, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    never again had a couple ppl stay over i couldnt sleep coz i dont trust them the guy kept telling a girl (someone ive known for a very long time) saying not nice things about me...
    givenupforever givenupforever 22-25, F Mar 11

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    yesterday my band teacher, fagner, was trying to get us to pit more emotion into our music. ive gotten to where i don't show anything anymore. he then went on to say that bad...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 5

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    People (teenagers) who think they got it bad, or that they're depressed, so they cut or take pills and try to OD. ******* really? You have no idea what life is. Lemme give you a...
    GreenManley GreenManley 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    Was diagnosed with symptoms of ptsd and trauma, 3 years ago.i've been going to therapy for 4 years. different therapists. I find therapy helpful. The struggle can be difficult...
    mixieloca mixieloca 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    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 2 days ago

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    People need to understand. ~ PTSD is an uphill battle, every single day. It's not a disorder that fades in and out, it's a daily fight. ~ People with PTSD tend to lose touch with...
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 1

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    My husband has had a life full of trauma. His dad left when he was 5 and started a new family halfway across the country. His mother shifted from man to man; they were ALL abusive...
    LonelyMom214 LonelyMom214 26-30, F Mar 7

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    I have PTSD, but not from war or rape like most people. I got mine from a car accident i caused. It was so traumatic to me. I totaled my car and it everyone saw. Every time I...
    Fegelein97 Fegelein97 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I'm the type of person who needs to talk about what happened to me. So I'm not really sure when I developed the disorder; there has always been abuse in my family. My parents...
    suzannenderekh suzannenderekh 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 8

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    I'm not married to someone with Ptsd but in a relationship with my bf. He has it. He just retired from serving 7 years in the military. Sometimes he won't talk to me for a few days...
    ladrians ladrians 22-25, F Mar 8

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    It's so hard writing about this. My emotions are, again, taking the best of me. I sometimes don't even know what I say or do anymore, and then I end up crying because I'm scared...
    talkingbodies talkingbodies 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I think the anxiety and depression are caused by the PTSD/ the trauma itself. I don't think I'd be depressed or this anxious if it weren't for the trauma. It's still god awful...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F Mar 18

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    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 5 days ago

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    I have ptsd, depression and anxiety ... Been put on Meds been shown to many doctors ... But the best cure I have ever found is by dealing with it ... Yes I still get bad depression...
    william2490 william2490 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    PTSD, its a pure *****. Its something that follows me every single day and its not something that I can just wish away, because believe me, I would do it in a heartbeat. I suffer...
    HisLittleLady HisLittleLady 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    what do you do to calm your ptsd? I lately because of stress have been going back words with my progress:/ I have been working out and walking. I still have flash backs or think...
    zoeyB zoeyB 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    In the marine corps infantry did three tours in Iraq and had many traumatic events that would later give me PTSD
    Nrsteves013 Nrsteves013 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 28

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    I can still taste the powder from the barrel of my gun. I can hear my sergent screaming "run soldier run!" I can feel the backpack on my shoulders, God it weighed a ton. And I...
    Hockeyguy911924 Hockeyguy911924 18-21, M Mar 9

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    My husbands ptsd and intimacy issues has changed the person I am today. I have never felt this alone in my life. I'm so sick of it!!
    christy6964 christy6964 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    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 5 days ago

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    -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 5 days ago

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    I was just officially diagnosed in December 2014. I've talked about past traumas with my therapists before, but never got a formal dx. I have the flashbacks, nightmares and major...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    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 3 days ago

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    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 11 hrs ago

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    If you are suicidal, please get help if you can't find help within yourself. But, please, do not seek help from your teenage friends, especially if they struggle with their own...
    junipersun21 junipersun21 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I think I do lol I mean I had some bad experiences that is effecting me can't let go images,nightmares that keeps me up at some nights even if I am happy memories flashes into my...
    DeadBlackRoses DeadBlackRoses 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    When my bf raises his eyebrows at me or has his aforable innocent smile on his face, my heart skips a beat , starts racing and then I feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Sometimes...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I wish people would realize how ignorant they look when they call all kids stupid or retarded. That's like a police officer or soldier calling civilians inferior and weak...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Jackie is the head of the Bloodlust and Phantomhive noble families. Notoriously known as the Queens Watchdog. He is employed by the D.O.W (Department of Occult Warfare) as a...
    PrinceBloodlust PrinceBloodlust 18-21, M Mar 12

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    The wife said what are you looking at . I said thats gotta be the ugliest woman ive ever seen . Thats a man she replied
    majorsalami69 majorsalami69 36-40 Mar 14

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    After 4 years of working hard and making this place almost home to myself I have been fired. I worked my *** off I was there through the ups and downs I was there through...
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