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    Haunted by the past - often silly things

    I'm constantly remembering things, I really wish that I could develop amnesia, I can be sitting here & remember something that I did/said 20 or 25 years ago & feel very embarrassed & humiliated & I cringe plus hope that nobody else remembers; this happens a lot. Does anyone else get this?
  2. U


    hi so i was wondering im about to start dbt and i wanted to ask will it work if im keeping my childhood trauma a secret? only my partner knows. i think from keeping this secret i have become more ill and been diagnosed with bpd. i repressed the memory for many years only remembering a couple...
  3. C

    Coping With Flashbacks

    Ideas for coping with flashbacks Tell yourself you are having a flashback and that it is ok and very normal in people who were traumatised as children (or as adults). Remind yourself that the worst is over – it happened in the past, but it is not happening now. The “child” inside you who...
  4. prairiechick

    Remembering Too Much

    I keep remembering over and over again. I was 8. My sisters and I, we had a baby-sitter. Her name was Phyllis. She had us pinned down on the bed and tickled us so much that it hurt, and even then she didn't stop. We begged her to stop, but she didn't. She kept tickling us all over, but it...
  5. S

    Shamed at work

    This is only minor but it bothered me today. I asked this girl opposite me if she was working on something I needed and she just said 'no' in a clipped manner. Then I started to explain I needed it before the end of the week and she was like 'I've done it already' - why couldn't she just say...
  6. FlowersInYourHair

    Does Lamictal Make You Stupid?

    I've been on Lamictal for the past 2 years and I've noticed a difference in my thinking. I can never think of the right word to say when I'm having a conversation with someone. I'll start talking and then I just can't think of how to finish the sentence so I'll just stop in the middle of it...
  7. apple

    Remembering birthdays

    I feel so embarrassed. I rang a friend who I had not spoken to for several weeks and she asked me how I was and we chatted for a while, and then I had it in my mind to ask her when her birthday was so that I could write it down because I had forgotten it. When I said this, she said actually...
  8. prairiechick

    Slipping Down Again

    I was already having a tough time remembering the suicide of someone I knew 2 years ago, and now snips is gone. It also makes me scared about so many others who used to be regulars on the forum, people that I miss. It makes me scared that they, too, have taken their lives.
  9. prairiechick


    I don't know why, but this evening I have been remembering about a person I knew who committed suicide. He was a participant at a resource centre where I used to work. I worked with his 3 beautiful children for 8 years. He hadn't been there for a long time, and then one day he showed up. He...
  10. Lincoln1990

    I can't anymore

    I can't take these drugs. I can't deal. I can't function. I can't live with all of this yelling. I can't function with the yelling. I can't deal with all of the flashbacks. I can't deal with having no memory of things that have happened. I can't deal with not remembering what I was talking...
  11. L

    Do you get repetitive thoughts/lyrics?

    I often replay lyrics in my head, over and over and over. Often its something I've recently heard. Other times its something that I have no idea why I'm remembering it
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    Can YOU Help ???

    Anyone fancy remembering a film for me ?
  13. A

    Talking to people that are'nt there

    on my own I will often go into full blown conversation with people that are'nt there will ask and answer questions not remembering that it was me who asked them just moments ago.
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    fallen back in the trap and there is no escape.

    i stopped self harming and last week i ended up doing it .. and im devastated i was silly enough to do it again because now i cant stop thinking about it .. its as if even though i know i shouldn't do it ... a bigger part of me is remembering how i feel when i do it and i cant stop now... its...
  15. S

    Vivid dreams

    Every day I am waking up from vivid crazy dreams, really realistic (but not the stories) and colourful. Takes me a while to wake up as my brain feels overworked! Its just happening everyday! Arrrghhh the dreams feel so real. Anyone else have this? Im not really stressed at the moment, Ive...