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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

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     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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 Jul 21

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    I was supposed to go on a date tonight with this guy who my sister works with and our date was cancelled because he had a flat tire, so he is driving around on a donut tire for now...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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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 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Hollywood never fails to make a sequel for each and every movie that does well. Why can't love be more like that? Where the best ones get a second chance? That way though you're...
    farmertann farmertann 18-21, M Jul 18

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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 6 days ago

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    After talking to someone on here I realized my self spanking wasnt enough for what I had said to my grandma early and as embarrassing as I felt I ask told my roomie that I self...
    msjayy msjayy 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 17

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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 4 hrs 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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    This picture I posted pretty much sums up how my brain has been functioning the last few years. I was diagnosed with PTSD years ago after a terrible experience. A few years later I...
    HerrExpierience HerrExpierience 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I have been battling depression since high school, PTSD since high school, and anxiety all my life. More recently (over the past 2.5 yrs) I have had many melt downs and have hit...
    tig1991 tig1991 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I most certainly do. If you block someone because you don't like them, they don't agree with your ideology, you hate them for some idiotic bigoted reason....that's completely...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My name is irrelevant. My husband and I have a long history together. We met 15 years ago, as kids. He was my soul mate. Because of past drama with me I didn't act and he knew and...
    needjhim14 needjhim14 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    When I was younger I joined the US Army, thinking how great it would be to serve my country. Well after basic training we were given a mentality about when we get to our unit we...
    Titanmeatcat Titanmeatcat 26-30 2 Responses Jul 19

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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 2 days ago

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    Hello EP one more story to tell you, just accept this because i'm really sad when I was little, always blamed myself for certain accidents that happened at that time until you...
    ferrer95 ferrer95 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I met my wife through a Christian dating service called "Equally Yoked." I wanted to meet someone who had the same beliefs and values as I did. She and I hit it off from the first...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I was always envious of those kids whose parents could sit down and help them with homework, especially algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus and stuff..... oh crikey, how I...
    Moonpenny Moonpenny 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Sometimes I get really upset about the mental "illnesses" that I have because I am not a soldier yet I have PTSD, I have not had the worst life ever, yet I have depression, anxiety...
    Lifebugzme Lifebugzme 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm 20 and, last week, I crashed my car in a rainy night with four childern onboard (I worked as a summer camp counsellor, it was an emergency). Nobody got hurt, though I still...
    Angel7Enigma Angel7Enigma 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I sit here just thinking. which isnt always the best of things for me. lol so anyway, i sit here and i look at my life and i wonder if im ever going to be able to dig myself out of...
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I was sexually abused and raped by my cousin age 2-14, my dad was murdered when I was 7, my brother who is 12 years older then me physically abused me, I was drugged and raped in...
    claireoblast claireoblast 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    The symptoms I have tell me. I've had PTSD and now I have mild bulimia.. I throw up once a day. But if you have anxiety please tell me about it and how you recovered! I'm a little...
    bellav13 bellav13 16-17 1 Response Jul 12

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    I hate it,night mares, flash backs, sleeplessness, sweets, anger. Its cost me friends, family don't understand, I've even gotten into fights at bars and restaurants with people. I...
    fire1019 fire1019 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I am so sorry but I am just tired of people that don't understand what it's like to be unattractive saying "be confident and you'll be attractive." NO. Confidence enhances what...
    tonib123 tonib123 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Sometimes I can't help but wonder if karma is real. I look back at the person who ruined my life for years and he's happily living his new life with no sort of remorse for the...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Why did I join this group. I ain't hardly got any!
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    long time friend of about 8 years who I met online but have never met in person. I didn't think it was possible to love someone that you never met but I suppose it is. I don't know...
    angelexondra angelexondra 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I've always been confused in life as to what am I doing here? Whats my purpose? Ive always wanted to do something great, like helping are saving peoples lives. I have discovered im...
    ShaneB93 ShaneB93 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 2

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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 2 days ago

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    Lol did you ask GOD for help? Did you ever truly come to GOD? You guys complain he hasn't done anything for you and didn't even try. Your a human. Do you know what a fallen angel...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 18-21, F Jul 2

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    I have been crossdressing for a while now but the first time I was caught was when i was 10. I have a older sister that washed cloths with mine one morning, and she had her pink...
    Fogle3 Fogle3 18-21 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Hello everyone! For the longest time, I thought I would never have the courage to get an IUD. My parents were worried that the risks were too high, and I didn't know anyone who...
    Sabinchen Sabinchen 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    I know its so totally stupid, but i get so attached to people sometimes and i just cant stop thinking about them and i let my head go off on one fantasy land and get dissapointed...
    Electropterodactyl Electropterodactyl 18-21 Jul 6

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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 6 days ago

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    We have been together for 2 years now and because of my trust issues i grabbed his phone what might have been innocent flirting i turned into a big deal, we were both intoxicated...
    steph102112 steph102112 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am the most open person, and thats a thing i like about myself. I think its a good thing to be, but perhaps not to my extent. I will literally have met someone five minutes ago...
    Electropterodactyl Electropterodactyl 18-21 Jul 6

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    Veronica Mars! It was honestly the best show Ive seen, it is also a bit funny. They made a movie of it last year or this year.
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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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 22 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 7 Responses 4 days ago