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The orphanage that I was in until I was adopted at 3 years of age, wasn't a 5 star orphanage. More like -1 star. They didn't always feed us and they didn't always attend to the...
Damocles19 Damocles19 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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So when I would read the effects of being with a sociopath while being with one I would say: "That is not going to happen to me!" I was wrong. If you know someone is a sociopath...
Julieta30 Julieta30 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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I haven't been tested to see if I truly have PTSD, but I just might have it. These flashbacks I have of the horrible things I've gone through shock and terrify me all over again. I...
xMellowButterflyx xMellowButterflyx 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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I've been a social worker for a long time. I've seen many people lose their battles with cancer, accident, old age. Even suicide. Elderly relatives too. It does affect you. Leaves...
picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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Actually have seen 2 people die in front of me and one I'm pretty sure was about to die. First time I was working security in a pharmacy. A guy in line just keeled over. Did my...
AuNaturelOne AuNaturelOne 56-60, M 3 days ago

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I watched a guy kill himself down town at our cities river walk by shooting himself in the head. This would be my second suicide I've witnessed.
ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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A few times by accidents that mostly involve the road. Tonight I saw someone hit a dog while driving there motorcycle, they wiped out and went unconscious but all I could think...
Rhea03811 Rhea03811 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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Well, I watched my dog kill a squirrel by mauling it to death. Poor squirrel.
SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 3 days ago

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I was abused in my early childhood and my birth parents were always drunk. And one day my birth father flipped and stabbed my birth mother again and again and somehow she got a gun...
SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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Im a mother now and a wife 2 things I didint think I would ever have. Im not broken but im bent by some of my lifes experiences. I wish I could see the world as I did as a child...
KMBJuneBaby14 KMBJuneBaby14 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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I'm still in ptsd recovery, even years after the event. A lot of triggers I've been treated for and have moved past, for the most part. The one I can't escape or even work with is...
omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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The other day I googled map my childhood home. Im not sure why I did. I guess I wanted to evoke some kind of emotion from myself and I felt an immense pain of sadness and...
Just1n Just1n 18-21, M 6 days ago

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you can't see ptsd. you don't even know you have it sometimes until you have "an episode". i knew i had the classic symptoms but i never thought i could have a blip where i crossed...
LITVET LITVET 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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Attn: Dark Cloud You move when I move and hover when I stop At times I've tried to walk, roll, fly away from you But no mattter where I go, how far I fly away you always catch...
lostthoughtz lostthoughtz 22-25 Aug 26

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Hi, I am Mike and I served two tours in Iraq. My first deployment was out of Camp Hovey Korea in 2004-05. I was with 2nd ID and we were attached with the 1st Marines in Ramadi Iraq...
flemin37 flemin37 36-40 3 Responses Aug 24

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i faced one of my biggest triggers not long ago. of water, flashbacks and panic attacks came but the more i fought it for control easier it became. the trigger is still there but...
stormofself stormofself 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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the crazy thing is I'm hurting and my hearts breaking. my husband came home stressed from work. didn't sleep drank an entire bottle of tequila and started arguing. broke the tv...
PhoenixGoddess PhoenixGoddess 22-25, F Aug 22

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