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I Think Ive Got Ptsd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 have read so many of your experiences it's like a mirror to my own life. Who knew 21 years ago when I married my husband I would suffer like this daily! I didn't know my husband...
    Niff73 Niff73 41-45, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I wrote about my ptsd earlier...talked about my second failed marriage. Then something happened. My wife came back and said, "I love you" I will never give up on us. She wrote...
    amp6046 amp6046 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 21

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    I wish I could run away and never look back. My entire childhood was spent dealing with my father who has severe PTSD that has caused him to abuse my entire family for the past 13...
    alexmarie214 alexmarie214 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I am married to someone with PTSD and chronic pain. He has had both for the past 5 years and has been going to therapy. It has been very hard living with him, but at the same...
    littlebetsy littlebetsy 46-50, F Sep 21

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    So... part 2... I decided that nobody is going to hire me, and I go to an old employer, over an hour away, and they will take me back... so, I get ready to move. (There are good...
    cozyuptothefire cozyuptothefire 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Is it good to have your own category, or do you feel it creates an idea of difference that is actually unhelpful overall? (dontcareforlabelsMe 41-45, M 5 Answers 2 hrs ago in...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Actually, C-PTSD. Does anyone else here have it? The "C" stands for complex, meaning my issues don't stem from a single event (i.e. an attack, short period of war) but rather...
    shelhart137 shelhart137 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    I know what its like, you're not alone. I've been in therapy for about 8 years now, and I still suffer. I, too, was abused by my family, friends, and even an entire town. Children...
    gwisforlovers gwisforlovers 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    When i was in fifth grade my mother was diagnosed with clinical depression and my family changed forever.In my 4th grade year she started taking 6 week leaves from work.I had no...
    ordinaryemma ordinaryemma 22-25, F Sep 15

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    I have GOT to get this out... I cant keep it bottled in any longer. I may only be rambling to myself here, but I dont care, at least it will be out of my system. ( I'm going to...
    ashuriiNikooru ashuriiNikooru 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Unfortunately, I don't often succeed. It has gotten worse since I am pregnant. I completely lose it emotionally and put my poor husband through hell. I expect him to understand...
    VerveMum VerveMum 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    i think back to the most influential ppl ive ever meet in my life. one person comes to mind. this person has brought out the best and the worst in me. ive pushed, ive shoved, and...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F Sep 13

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    I was in my drivers ED class today and our teacher showed a video about organ donation.Aside from it being sad because a man died i was to busy trying to stop a PTSD attack from...
    ordinaryemma ordinaryemma 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I have a pretty bad case of ptsd. I have done service overseas, in Iraq, in both the Marines and the Army. As was the case with most guys, I bought into the duty and honor of...
    amp6046 amp6046 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 17

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    Today was really rough for me. I am a mother of 3 who decided to finish her degree, I have done pretty well thus far maintaining grants, scholarships, and financial aid to get me...
    PhoenixLF PhoenixLF 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I was molested when I was 6 by my baby sitters son. I was date raped twice. I have been physically and emotionally abused by a past boy friend. I never said a word to anyone. I hid...
    kc07 kc07 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Since i was a little girl i have had nothing but trouble. I'm 18 now i have issues but if i say i need help my brother tells me there's nothing wrong and i just want something...
    EmoNekoNiki EmoNekoNiki 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I was sexually abused. I don't really feel like getting into it, but I later found out it was the cause of my PTSD amongst other things. I have so much anxiety and stress...
    aFuzzyBlouw aFuzzyBlouw 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know. I have been feeling very anxious all last week and this week. I left for lunch every day to calm my self down and regroup. Which worked ok for most of last week. Then...
    pmo77 pmo77 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I finally got the job I wanted as a caregiver in an assisted living home. Ive been trying to get this job for over a year now. Ive applied 3 times, wrote them a resume and I've...
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    I don't like physical contact unless we are very close friends or family, yet i still shy away when my family does. And I'll push you away if i feel myself opening up and letting...
    BeautifulCatastr0phe BeautifulCatastr0phe 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Some mornings I wake up and wonder why I'm depressed, there's been times where I've attempted to OD on pills, think to my self, know one knows how I feel or went through, know one...
    tornadoalley2 tornadoalley2 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    sunpea sunpea 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Today my wife and i separated today is also exactly five years ago from the day we got together, im feeling so lost and confused right now, all happened so quick suppose to be...
    gypsylife2014 gypsylife2014 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Well, Its more like throw back. 2 years back at this time I had moved out of home for the first time ever. New job, new city new people, new experiences and truckloads of naivety...
    riaarora riaarora 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    i love that show i never miss it..not only is it one of the best animie shows ive seen in a long time...but it has hands down one of the sickest sound tracks on a show........
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F Sep 20

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    well I kicked my boyfriend out today cause he said I was being a *****.so I called him I pay the rent and everything else.i love him to pieces but lately since he finally got a job...
    davamp13 davamp13 41-45, F Sep 12

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    She wasn't just an old friend. I fell in love with her. She was impossibly straight and she broke my heart. It was four months. Four whole months she ignored me and I took that...
    Darian2515 Darian2515 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    sunflowerheaven sunflowerheaven 18-21, F Sep 19

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    tomas01041977 tomas01041977 36-40 Sep 10

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    My dad molasted me and i cant keep living it like it didnt happen and right now i have no idea what to do im scared and im freaking out im thinking of killing myself ive never...
    James5580 James5580 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    I really do ... ;( i always think suicide is the best solution of all my problems that ive been thru .
    paola93 paola93 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    When I was younger I had a lot on my mind and therefore a lot to say. Every time I attempted to make a point or question one, a certain person who was very close and important to...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Everytime i come home after ive been out i see that my drawers are not just like i left them. idk, i seriously think my brother messes in there
    CindyGirl94 CindyGirl94 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago