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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    aside from those who have passed, ive got a small group (but growing) of people online who I never got to say goodbye to. I find it so frustrating. the last one was from ep. we had...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Where do I begin? I have been with a narcissist for 3 and a half years. All of that time was so confusing. This could easily turn into pages, but I will be vague as possible. Even...
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    lol at least I'd like to think I got a booty my friends say I do
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    No we are not the only ones with PTSD but our symptoms can differ or take on different appearances especially if the soldier suffers from combat PTSD. There are many many causes...
    SilencedSoul68 SilencedSoul68 36-40, F Feb 8

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    I had ptsd for more than a decade and the people around me had a clue in fact they thought everything was ok , it's either I was that good at faking or have a gifted smile now when...
    taniesha101 taniesha101 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

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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 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had to see many diffent psychiatrists psychologists and counselors, all of whom having different approaches and opinions and different meds for me to take. I was diagnosed with...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I sometimes have moments where time and space doesn't exist. Meaning, something that was 5 years ago feels just like it happened yesterday. And the feelings I felt 5 years ago...
    Undeadly Undeadly 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    so I was diagnosed with ptsd when I was younger after being kidnapped assaulted and raped, and very close to murdered. I had a very hard time recovering from that I was 15 and...
    sissieblue sissieblue 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    So this was my first exhibitionist type experience I was 11(5th grade) I am a male fyi and I'm fully straight also So it was the last week of 5th grade, we had this field trip to...
    Maggot4 Maggot4 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    He broke up with me two days ago out of nowhere. One minute we were making Indian food , he was telling me how happy he was and grateful that I was cooking for him and the next he...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    My mum is a goth which I think is pretty cool, I really like gothic styles, I find them beautiful and meaningful
    Nordic5angel Nordic5angel 13-15, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I met an amazing woman, we took it slow as friends first... first kiss... first date... and i of course developed feelings for her and she did it as well... you know, that kind of...
    sparrowmctavish sparrowmctavish 26-30, M Feb 4

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    I have ptsd... I was norn in 1974.. in care from day 1. I have been having flash backs from when I was in care for 1st yr of my life.. psycologist said it isnt my mind playing...
    stormricks stormricks 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I join this group not because am concerned about my ptsd but to offer advice and try to help as many as I can get to where am at its been a month and I feel ptsd free no sign that...
    taniesha101 taniesha101 26-30, F Feb 17

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    I fell in love passionately and quickly, my husband is such a lovable guy everyone who meets him is drawn to him, he is also incredibly handsome. We have been married 7 years and...
    Theymattertoo Theymattertoo 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am currently getting help for PTSD depression and anxiety have become a way of life for 10 years I lost 2 of my friends they were both murdered and then I lost my mom to cancer 2...
    gevee20 gevee20 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I've recently discovered that I have had PTSD since I was raped at age 2 by my mothers second husband. It affects my life so completely and intricately. It consumes me as a person...
    xbarbiecakesx xbarbiecakesx 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I was diagnosed with ptsd alittle while after I watched my dad threaten to take my step moms life with a shotgun. It's been hard to deal with everything that happened that day but...
    AlaskaJo AlaskaJo 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    The 10 letters of Hell: ASR DSR PTSD
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I had to leave class because I had a flashback and I completely lost my grip of reality. When I told my teacher about it after class, he told me that I was just making it up and...
    unintentionalninja unintentionalninja 16-17, T 3 Responses Feb 21

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    I am in a healthy, happy marriage with a man I am crazy about. There is no fighting, jealousy or power play. For anyone else this would be good, but nothing extraordinary. For me...
    dbarr1992 dbarr1992 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i was adopted when I was 5 and molested for twelve years by my adopted father after two additions and put back in foster care...I was diagnosed with PTSD ...I'm 24 now and I...
    swishy0914 swishy0914 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    I had another nightmare last night. It took place in a hospital. My boyfriend and I are both working in said hospital (he's a nurse's aid and I'm a nurse in real life). For the...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Right now I just want to scream, OMG I'm a nutcase , Right now I just want to cry soo hard so I can sleep my thoughts are going a mile a min literally,I have not been able to get...
    RedsSaphire RedsSaphire 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    So it's a year today since '**** hit the fan' so to speak... The whole day (and last night) I've been checking the time thinking 'this time last year I was doing this/in this place...
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I've been really upset lately. I can't stop thinking about what happened. I don't know what to do. I just want it to stop. Why?
    KimTin33 KimTin33 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I am an atheist- today this has been challenged. Last night i had a dream about my decease grandfather, i got to tell him all the things ive done since he died- i asked him was...
    FAIRYboobs FAIRYboobs 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    All my life I have tried to live up to people's expectation of who or what im supposed to be. I will change who I am just to fit in, I always felt like an outsider like i dont...
    jojobro23 jojobro23 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My roommate was bragging all night about how good he was at a video game. I got tired of it so I told him if he was so good he'd have no problem making a bet on it: loser takes the...
    gigapixel gigapixel 22-25, M 13 hrs ago

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