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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Response Jul 21

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    It was july 2001 i went to meet Lita (my favorite retired diva) then i saw a girl she was crying and she hugged lita she looked like aj should i be worried. comment if you know...
    CrazyUnStableGuy666 CrazyUnStableGuy666 22-25, M Jul 26

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    :( .
    RasinBoy RasinBoy 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Okay so know were playing catch up, because i havent been on here in a while, so i have recently broke up with my ex boyfriend of 4 and a 1/2 years, had two different jobs and...
    Elijah4020Raye Elijah4020Raye 18-21, F Jul 24

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    As I prepare to type this, I realize that most of this story results from me being an analytical, clingy Teenage girl. Yet, It's a relevant problem to me and I want to get it off...
    LostInTheSolarSystem LostInTheSolarSystem 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    Good morning :) So just random sharing.. Im cleaning the kitchen and im fired up today.. Today My theme is hope.. What the world needs is hope. With hope we get excited.. We feel...
    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ive gotten the belt but, I wrote in another story that my most intense punishments actually came from tickling. They were brief, really, but our church (scien**** based...) had too...
    VespyrSkye VespyrSkye 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 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 Response Jul 21

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    The loss of my best friend. My now ex fiancé has PTSD. Since February of this year I have been dealing with his slow decline into a person no one close to him knows. Memory loss...
    XSharpxEdgex XSharpxEdgex 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    People get PTSD from real traumatic events. Unfortunately they often get accused of paranoia on the grounds that they are afraid of things that most people are not afraid of. The...
    GreenButtercup GreenButtercup 36-40, F Aug 9

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    When I was 11 years old, I moved to a new town and lived in the "ghetto." I had never felt accepted at my old school, so I made sure to get into whatever group would accept me. I...
    hiself hiself 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    My husband has been diagnosed with PTSD (twice, the first time he refused to believe it). He is a very intelligent, very emotional and creative man. A good father and, at heart...
    madam99 madam99 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    It has been about four months since my boyfriend of one year committed suicide in front of me. It started in the morning he had already started drinking. I went to work at 12 and...
    kathytrip kathytrip 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Well here it goes.... On the night of November 19th my then fiance and I went out on a date night to mend our relationship. We have a one year old son together. Im 21 and hes 27...
    tbkerfoot tbkerfoot 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Ive never broken any kind of law, always one of the good kids, I got my first dui a week ago, im terrified, although I have supporters in family and friends I feel as if the weight...
    Dguy90 Dguy90 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I was diagnosed today for PTSD PASS & depression. My dr wants me to take an anti depression because I know I can't handle what's going on by myself.. But has anyone else tried more...
    kros10 kros10 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As i am half iranian ive been told many times to allways be polite. Which i believe i am. When i feel like ive been impolite i get really angry at myself and its not allways that...
    ep1093 ep1093 13-15, F Aug 5

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    IM not sure when i discovered this gem of an album.... its always kinda just been there....ive owned a copy in so many formats... cassette...vinyl...minidisc...cd... ive been...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Aug 8

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    I just read this post on Facebook. Just wanted to share it with you people. "I'm a therapist and keep this poster in my waiting room, apparently it saved a few lives: I don't...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was fifteen, and last fall, my sister got incredibly sick. She had always been sick with ulcerative colitis, and it had never affected me. This time was different. Every three...
    kmviolinist kmviolinist 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Im not sure if i will use EP more in the future. I met many nice people, but i also met creepy people. What i mean with being "creepy", i explain that to you. Someone commented on...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F Jul 29

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    I honestly don't understand when people tell me that I should take care of myself, and even when I have; it just seems wrong. I don't think it's a good idea, you cant reward bad...
    reachingforthesun reachingforthesun 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I may be young but i have been through alot. Ive been through heart break. Deaths in the family. My mom remarried. I was molested by two men in my family. I have had boyfriends who...
    mar1015 mar1015 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    i think i want to give cheerleading a shot.. IVE ALWAYS WANTED TO MASTER A HANDSPRING :'( i think i'll tell my mom later. i'm small (5'1) so i might be a flyer but that's ok.
    meowshelbs meowshelbs 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I think im giving up on women. I cant suffer anymore. I know i will allways like them, but last years i managed it well not to crush on any of them anymore. I dont allow myself...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I love sex. I'm an incredibly sexual/sensual person. I love having a man thrusting deep inside me as I wrap my legs around him and pull him closer. I love kissing down a woman's...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs 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 24 Responses Jul 22

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    Seriously to all of you people in my inbox telling me all the pervy things youd do to me or how Im such a bad person bc I wont answer your messages or that Im a brat. Yes I am a...
    PrincessAG2k14 PrincessAG2k14 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    Does anyone else find it strange that as soon as you think that your life is a little simple and stress free something happens to change that? Well i find it strange anyways, I...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I always want travelled around the word and have a nice life, a calm one. But bad things happened to me and i had to move from my home early and start working. I am 22 and all my...
    mayelin929 mayelin929 22-25, F Jul 31

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    of this year. There were not to many noticeable side effects besides the changes in my period at first, but now I find myself acting and feeling a lot different than before. I'm...
    katiemarie35 katiemarie35 13-15, F Aug 1

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    I don't look like a bad kid or anything but I've smoked weed and stolen (not anymore) my friends didn't believe me when i told them ive done those things. I have this friend and he...
    XxKattanaxX XxKattanaxX 16-17, F Aug 2

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    She was everything to me. Ive never loved anyone like i love her. And its my own stupid fault for losing her. I should have tried harder, she deserved so much better. She meant the...
    MrTots MrTots 18-21, F Aug 9

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    Ive been friends with this guy at school for more than 6 months now. I was dating someone else when we met but I've been single for 4 months now. We talk almost everyday and I can...
    Moelyn95 Moelyn95 18-21, F Aug 11

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    When i go out with my friends i am the girl guys walk past to chat up my friends, ive never been stopped in the street or chatted up my a sober person, yet, my friends have. I...
    breakersflow breakersflow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Be honest i really want to know, ive been laughed at for my looks before.
    StephenFieffer StephenFieffer 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    ever since i broke my nose in middle school while i was skateboarding , ive become so freaking insecure because now i have a huge bump on my nose bridge . i feel like im hideous...
    viggil viggil 18-21, M Jul 28

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    I had a dream job for most of my life i finally found it ive started to take grasp of it molding it to my ideal making it more and more clear of what is it i want to do in life i...
    IntegraBlackwell IntegraBlackwell 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    Ive liked Asians girls since I was 8 :) but I've been to shy to approach the one girl that worked in Asian cuisine restaurant I used to go to every day .
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    "Why you rushing me baby? It's only us, alone No I don't wanna die tonight baby So let me sip this slow.. I'll give you what you called for Just let me get in my zone.. & Ive been...
    k1ngtutt k1ngtutt 22-25, M Aug 8