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  1. Leytonuntidy

    Dark Fantasies

    Hey there sports fans! I hope you're all having a completely bearable day. When I was 14 I watched as my best friend was brutally murdered. At the time we were both involved in various petty illegal activities. Because of this, I felt unable to tell a single soul that I was there when it...
  2. B

    Flashbacks

    Hi I am diagnosed with ASD, Bipolar and BPD. I'm currently doing a decent job of keeping my life together but I'm suffering from flashbacks and vivid dreams. A few years a go I cheated on my partner, he was my first love and I was out of my mind on zoloft and had just been released from hospital...
  3. Funnyday

    Flashbacks

    I sometimes get flashbacks of traumatic events. I know what the triggers are. However, I sometimes get taken by surprise. This can be in any place. At home or out and about. When this happens it takes over my mind and leaves me unable to continue. I should of put this in my ESA50 form that I...
  4. S

    Therapy offered

    can any tell me weather psychodymic therapy works for C-PTSD and PND. I'm disleexa and CBT whils cheap isn't work for me cant proces lots of info and reading and writing increase anixiety witch leads to flashbacks. Also think this route as I get to lead and be nore in control of therapy sumthing...
  5. M

    I have constant flashbacks about my partial seizures ■

    Hi, I'm new here. I was recently diagnosed with bpd, schizotypal pd and ptsd. I don't know if I should tell this to my therapist but there are days where I get flashbacks of my seizures and I begin to talk and act as if I'm about to have a seizure. There are times where it's intentional, but...
  6. H

    Depression, Antidepressants

    I’ve not been on here for a while, I struggle with depression, anxiety and PTSD, I’ve battled with suicidal thoughts and self harming in recent months. I started antidepressants but suffered with the associated nausea, I stuck with them as long as possible and then stopped. It seemed to get me...
  7. H

    No idea what to do

    I’m hoping I’ve picked the right area to post this, I couldn’t really find the right place. I’m suffering with depression at the moment, it’s something I have always struggled with bouts of due to childhood abuse and other things. I’m seeing a therapist at the moment to try and make peace with...
  8. H

    Lost in Therapy

    I’ve been seeing a therapist for around 4 months now, it has taken a long time to get to the point where I feel I can talk to the therapist about the main issues that effect me. I’ve been very low recently and stepped up to twice weekly sessions to try and resolve the very negative thoughts and...
  9. E

    Flashbacks

    Hi everyone, I've read about flashbacks in term of reliving traumatic experiences, which is not exactly my case, but I'm still having trouble coping. Basically in the last 3 years my life changed drastically, I've lived through three deaths including that of my father 8 months ago, my...
  10. M

    Having invasive toughs for the last four days (flashbacks of sexual assaults and abuse)..

    Having invasive toughs for the last four days (flashbacks of sexual assaults and abuse).. I keep feeling disgusting, I'm unable to look at myself for the last few days. I feel ... I cannot put it into words .. dirty. disgusting. tainted. weak. worthless. helpless. contaminated...!!! I've...
  11. M

    Question regarding flashbacks

    I have a friend who suffers from horrible flashbacks and I have a question regarding flashbacks. We know the types of experiences flashbacks can bring back such as certain smells, sounds, and emotions. But are there certain types of experiences that cannot be brought back during a flashback...
  12. 0

    Advice please

    I'm going through a really bad time at the moment and ive not self harmed in months but yesterday it started again. Ive had to make a really big life choice and I didn't want to choose the option I did (I know I only have myself to blame) I just thought I was doing best by other people. But I...
  13. C

    Real memories of abuse or an over active mind ?

    I have suffered from anxiety and depression for many years and really struggle at times and sometimes I do become a bit paranoid ! About 6 months ago I was on holiday when a lady that was going home asked me if I would like a book she had finished reading so I said thanks ! Anyway the book was...
  14. H

    I need help

    Hey To start things of im an 18 year old guy over the past few months my life has been getting worse and worse, i started a phase around a year ago where I felt very distant from my family and had difficulty naturally talking to them. A few months after this I had the same problems with my...
  15. C

    20 Signs of Unresolved Trauma

    20 Signs of Unresolved Trauma | Discussing Dissociation (more in link) 1. Addictive behaviors – excessively turning to drugs, alcohol, sex, shopping, gambling as a way to push difficult emotions and upsetting trauma content further away. 2. An inability to tolerate conflicts with others –...
  16. R

    Not sure what to do

    doctors decided to change my meds but had to go down to nothing before changing. Not been med free for over 2 years and feeling so disorientated. I suffer from flashbacks and dissociation but right now i can't feel anything. I'm totally apart from myself most of my time and it's like I'm a...
  17. D

    seeing a male

    Hi, I have been on the waiting list to have CBT. I have been given a male student-therapist. I am finding this very traumatic as I am afraid of being alone in a room with a male, as I have been attacked and abused at different times. I told him I felt uncomfortable and I told my care coordinator...
  18. Lincoln1990

    I can't stop having flashbacks

    These flashbacks are of my hospital stays. I can't stop flashing back to when I had to have shots to calm down or being touched inappropriately or being watched taking a shower. I'm so frightened. I'm so anxious.
  19. R

    People talking weird HELP

    Diagnosis of ptsd usually cripples me with anxiety to the degree I don't go out. Staying at home curbs my hypervalence to a bearable level. Had to go to chemist for meds today and thought everyone was talking different languages ( they weren't) told the girl at the til that I don't speak Spanish...
  20. W

    Just so sad.

    I have been suffering with depression an anxiety for a while now, my dad was abusive towards me and my mum. I have been having therapy (PTSD) and I have had CBT training. A year ago a close friends baby die and she couldn't deal with her loss and took her own life. I'm struggling with...
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