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  1. desiderata310 replied to the thread Anyone Else Having A Bad Day?.

    Anxiously trying to find a way to get a flight that will allow me time with my son who's in a psych ward and back in time for my hearing...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:28 PM
  2. Rizen liked jmni's post in the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Is there any method that actually works for dealing with thoughts of revenge? I have been preoccupied for the last year and a half. The bad...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:24 PM
  3. Rizen replied to the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    I have a lot of rage about some things but obsessing over it just hurts me. Sometimes we can't 'let something go' so venting the anger in...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:24 PM
  4. franciemarnie liked FindingMyself88's post in the thread Mindfulness.

    Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation is something I am learning to do with my therapist. For me, I love the outdoors so after each...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:23 PM
  5. FindingMyself88 posted a new thread.

    Anyone Else Having A Bad Day?

    Today is hitting harder than I thought it would. Last night was EXTREMELY hard. I battled going to church and ended up not going. I didn't...

    Forum: Depression & Suicidal Ideation

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:23 PM
  6. Sally sue liked franciemarnie's post in the thread Not Doing Ok.

    I got a lot of help from books: 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by Babette Rothschild Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine Coping With Trauma...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:19 PM
  7. FindingMyself88 replied to the thread Mindfulness.

    It's purpose is to center you is what my T told me… breathing is essential to life, like I said it and our heartbeat are the only 2...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:15 PM
  8. ill liked indiangirl's post in the thread Can You Remember? Or Do You Want To?.

    Hi I don;t know if I have posted this in the right place? If not please tell me where to post it and I will delete it :) I have A LOT of...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:13 PM
  9. FindingMyself88 replied to the thread Mindfulness.

    Mindfulness is being aware or attentive of something, meditation is focusing on that something… does that make sense? in Mindfulness...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:13 PM
  10. ill liked arfie's post in the thread Back To Surviving Instead Of Living....

    I sometimes think of my own recovery as a spiral staircase. I feel like I am going in circles and keep coming back to the same place over...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:11 PM
  11. ill liked Chincho's post in the thread Back To Surviving Instead Of Living....

    It's been a while since I posted, and I actually feel pretty embarassed to be doing it again. I have received so much help from this forum,...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:11 PM
  12. ill liked Justmehere's post in the thread Back To Surviving Instead Of Living....

    I'm so sorry you are feeling so bad. I'm really glad you were able to cut ties with your father - that had to be SO HARD to do! I'm glad...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:11 PM
  13. anthony replied to the thread Complex Ptsd Vs. Bpd.

    @Butterflywings it isn't just about PTSD + a personality disorder, but the additional symptoms attempted within Complex PTSD proposed...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:08 PM
  14. FindingMyself88 replied to the thread Mindfulness.

    Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation is something I am learning to do with my therapist. For me, I love the outdoors so after each...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:01 PM
  15. y5L liked franciemarnie's post in the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Usually when I am lost in, or preoccupied with, intense thought loops involving justice at last, I am trying to alleviate feelings of...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:01 PM
  16. ill liked Solara's post in the thread Already Decided I Don't Want Marriage And Kids. Does Anyone Else Feel The Same?.

    No, you're not abnormal, not in the least! I know it seems like everyone is getting married and having kids, but the statistics show that...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM
  17. ill liked mytai's post in the thread Already Decided I Don't Want Marriage And Kids. Does Anyone Else Feel The Same?.

    @littlebluebird, it may be fear with me as well but I'm not sure. @jmni, I feel completely disgusted with the prospect of ever having sex...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:59 PM
  18. ill liked Candleflames's post in the thread Already Decided I Don't Want Marriage And Kids. Does Anyone Else Feel The Same?.

    I think your feelings are completely normal. I have many friends who didn't want marriage or kids. Some changed their minds as they grew...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:58 PM
  19. ill liked TimeToHeal's post in the thread Already Decided I Don't Want Marriage And Kids. Does Anyone Else Feel The Same?.

    I don't think it's completely abnormal. You are young, and your traumas are so recent, I think it's probably more "normal" than not, to...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:58 PM
  20. ill liked Barberian's post in the thread Not Doing Ok.

    I don't know what to say that might help you other than your in my prayers. I hope it gets better for you soon. If you have truly used all...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:56 PM
  21. Geordie liked Pencil's post in the thread Tough Week.

    Sorry to contradict your T, but it is not really a choice. Not at a very deep level where it matters. Thinking of you and your son.

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:55 PM
  22. Geordie liked desiderata310's post in the thread Tough Week.

    Not sure if this belongs here but I'm not sure where else it would go... It's been a bit since I last posted. Freaked out because of the...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:54 PM
  23. franciemarnie replied to the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Usually when I am lost in, or preoccupied with, intense thought loops involving justice at last, I am trying to alleviate feelings of...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:48 PM
  24. Geordie liked y5L's post in the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Not sure if it'd be helpful to you, or if it's okay to post this in here, but what helps me is thinking of several verses in the Bible that...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:47 PM
  25. Geordie liked jmni's post in the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Is there any method that actually works for dealing with thoughts of revenge? I have been preoccupied for the last year and a half. The bad...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:47 PM
  26. Geordie liked Ayesha's post in the thread Mindfulness.

    I have heard this used a lot of the forum but I am not sure what it is. I have been told by @Ms Spock that I use mindfulness a lot in my...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:46 PM
  27. Rizen liked Justmehere's post in the thread Ouch.

    Thank you everyone. I'm feeling a little more hopeful and a lot less alone on this painful day. I'm feeling quiet and struggling to find...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:46 PM
  28. Rizen liked shimmerz's post in the thread Ouch.

    Being adopted doesn't help much either. My parents died 30+ years ago and the rest of my family called me 'not blood' and ignored me for...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:45 PM
  29. Seaotter liked blue_eyes18's post in the thread Why Do Sufferers Push Their Partners Away?.

    It's been very hard to get there. It's also still a work in progress.

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:40 PM
  30. y5L replied to the thread Thoughts Of Revenge.

    Not sure if it'd be helpful to you, or if it's okay to post this in here, but what helps me is thinking of several verses in the Bible that...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:33 PM
  31. Meadowsweet replied to the thread Living Life For Others.

    No, that's co-dependent, it's wanting something in return and is a way of trying to control a situation. I disagree that one needs to love...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:21 PM
  32. greenleaf liked franciemarnie's post in the thread Not Doing Ok.

    I got a lot of help from books: 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery by Babette Rothschild Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine Coping With Trauma...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:15 PM
  33. greenleaf replied to the thread The Endeavour For A Better And Happy Life.

    p.s. @rainy_daze - I don't have a dark closet; my visualization that I can remember from middle childhood is of a large lake, with movement...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:08 PM
  34. jmni posted a new thread.

    Thoughts Of Revenge

    Is there any method that actually works for dealing with thoughts of revenge? I have been preoccupied for the last year and a half. The bad...

    Forum: PTSD Relationships

    Apr 20, 2014 at 3:06 PM
  35. franciemarnie liked Justmehere's post in the thread Ouch.

    Thank you everyone. I'm feeling a little more hopeful and a lot less alone on this painful day. I'm feeling quiet and struggling to find...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  36. franciemarnie liked shimmerz's post in the thread Ouch.

    Being adopted doesn't help much either. My parents died 30+ years ago and the rest of my family called me 'not blood' and ignored me for...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  37. Kas_Can_Fly liked Spiderallis's post in the thread Do You Also Hate The Things Your Abuser Likes?.

    There's a few things I just hate by association- certain TV programs, mostly things I never cared for to begin with. One of my abusers was...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  38. franciemarnie liked macbeth's post in the thread Ouch.

    I had no support from my family either. If they did mention what happened to me they were dismissive and told me to just "get over it."

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  39. franciemarnie liked ericaboo's post in the thread Ouch.

    I'm mostly apart from my family because they trigger me so much. But I miss them too, and it's an agonizing choice. I wish it didn't have...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  40. Kas_Can_Fly liked Lucycat's post in the thread Do You Also Hate The Things Your Abuser Likes?.

    That's why I took up smoking...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  41. franciemarnie liked Promicarus's post in the thread Ouch.

    I know what you mean. was raised in family from a Latino cultural background, without being told that was what was happening-didn't know...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:59 PM
  42. franciemarnie liked Hope4Now's post in the thread What Are You Feeling Today? Not Thinking, Rather Feeling! Can You Identify Yours?.

    I feel very very conflicted about big family dinners. Way too many agendas and me feeling caught in all of them. But also so very grateful...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:58 PM
  43. franciemarnie liked Junebug's post in the thread What Are You Feeling Today? Not Thinking, Rather Feeling! Can You Identify Yours?.

    I feel afraid and worried because of rage in household over sister angry at bf who acted like a jerk. I feel tired and hurt by the verbal...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:58 PM
  44. Shan-Nav01 replied to the thread Random Cravings?!.

    That's not something I had considered but kind of makes sense... I already do a lot of rock climbing and kayaking and stuff so apparently I...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:57 PM
  45. shimmerz liked Lionheart777's post in the thread Are You A Night Owl Is Anyone Here More Nocturnal?.

    I am a day person, but for the past year or so, I have been staying up into the wee hours of the morning because it is so quiet and...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:53 PM
  46. shimmerz liked junglegirl's post in the thread Are You A Night Owl Is Anyone Here More Nocturnal?.

    Geordie, A lifetime of trying to conform and being forced to conform to a diurnal society, especially having ptsd is quite simply...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:52 PM
  47. shimmerz liked Geordie's post in the thread Are You A Night Owl Is Anyone Here More Nocturnal?.

    My problem is I don't make enough, even though I make make more than my previous broken by gaps work history. This job I have worked the...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:52 PM
  48. shimmerz liked junglegirl's post in the thread Are You A Night Owl Is Anyone Here More Nocturnal?.

    Geordie, I have done exactly that. I am fortunate to be able to create my own hours. Four years ago I started my own business and journey...

    Apr 20, 2014 at 2:52 PM
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