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  1. Muttly liked Ronin's post in the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    Edited to add: People think of 'transition' too dramatically, far too often. Often it's not about things like hormones / changing...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:52 PM
  2. whiteraven posted a new thread.

    Anxiety about possible work violence - ptsd reaction?

    I am in lower management where I work, managing 6-7 people. There is an individual in my department who has been there just over a year....

    Forum: Employment, Education & Disability

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:48 PM
  3. mumstheword liked NinjaWolf's post in the thread The journey begins ... or continues ... articulating the rollercoaster that is my life.

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending a lot of kindness and hugs. Those beautiful animal souls.... sending a candle and all the best...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:47 PM
  4. Stephernovas posted a new thread.

    When/how did you decide you were unfit to return to work b/c of ptsd?

    Hey all. I have always had a tough time calling into work when I was actually sick, let alone faking a sickness. Now, after my trauma,...

    Forum: Employment, Education & Disability

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:44 PM
  5. saraemerald liked Bearlinda's post in the thread How self compassionate are you?.

    I'm reading Self Compassion by Kristen Neff and she links to a quiz on her sire to see how self compassionate you are. I did ok,...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:42 PM
  6. Sweetpea76 replied to the thread Boyfriend disappeared- will he come back??.

    It's hard to say if he will be back, if this is all his PTSD, or why it's happening. It could be anything at this point in time. It's a...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:37 PM
  7. Scarlet13 liked Friday's post in the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    Some of the pushback is going to be from people like me. I'm a chick. Always have been. I rather enjoy it most of the time. If I'd been...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:36 PM
  8. Stephernovas replied to the thread Service dogs have to pee, too!.

    I feel like you should be prepared with the above, but realistically if the dog has to go, it has to go. As long as you provide every...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:31 PM
  9. Sweetpea76 liked ByrnesT's post in the thread Trying to be strong...or simply too exhausted?!.

    Thank you @The Albatross . I’m not gonna pretend it sits easy with me feeling like I’m hated by someone I love, whether it’s for good...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:28 PM
  10. MrMoonlight replied to the thread What Song Are You Listening To Right Now?.

    Learning To Fly - Pink Floyd

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:13 PM
  11. saraemerald liked The Albatross's post in the thread I've been living a lie.

    Are you addressing the sexual dysfunction/thoughts/feelings in therapy? I'd urge you to.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:04 PM
  12. saraemerald liked Rain's post in the thread I've been living a lie.

    Please continue to write about what you are feeling and keep on expressing what is going on inside of you. I really do not think you...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:03 PM
  13. saraemerald liked Draiocht's post in the thread I've been living a lie.

    I'm a survivor of CSA. I felt self-loathing and shame in sexual acts before I ever consented to anything. I've had 4 relationships in...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 10:03 PM
  14. saraemerald liked Katie Gilbert's post in the thread Undiagnosed Hello all! sexual abuse & abandonment.

    Hello everyone, I'm Katie. I'm fairly new here and I am self-dx with what I believe to be PTSD. I won't go into depth in my intro, but I...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:59 PM
  15. Katie Gilbert I just want to forget »

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:26 PM
  16. Katie Gilbert posted a new thread.

    I feel like i'm out of my body during flashbacks

    So, i've noticed at work, home, or whenever I'm having particularly intense flashbacks, bad memories, I "leave my body". For example,...

    Forum: Dissociation, Depersonalization & Derealization

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:22 PM
  17. Joan liked Rain's post in the thread Service dogs have to pee, too!.

    I think if you reduced the amount of water he drank that might help a little and it is possible that he may hold it as well. Good luck.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  18. SaharaSon liked physicist13's post in the thread Anyone a doctor?.

    thank you :) thanks for the encouragement! thanks! & that's awesome that you are an ER nurse; such a good career :)

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  19. Suzetig liked Ragdoll Circus's post in the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    Seems like an adult problem to me. I have no idea why it’s the school’s job to ‘teach’ gender identity. Getting rid of bigotry? And...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:14 PM
  20. Suzetig replied to the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    See I just don't think of that as a gender issue at all, people are more than the clothes we wear and the things we do. Wearing pink and...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:11 PM
  21. 8888 liked Rain's post in the thread How do i let myself remember?.

    I repressed all of my sexual abuse except for when I was a teenager and took those memories with me into EMDR and no longer haunted and...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:02 PM
  22. saraemerald liked Suzetig's post in the thread Physical abuse.

    I know, sometimes it helps to remind ourselves that physical abuse and emotional abuse and neglect are every bit as traumatic, every bit...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 9:00 PM
  23. 8888 liked Freida's post in the thread Exposure therapy.

    yes -- for hospital phobia. Something tangible - a building. Just like @Justmehere described. go into parking lot and drive thru...go...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:59 PM
  24. 8888 replied to the thread What Are You Grateful For Today?.

    Being able to watch birds from my window.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:57 PM
  25. MrMoonlight liked SheilaKathy's post in the thread Sheilakathy's bipolar moods (with severity).

    I took a real day off today. I bought a bracelet for myself, and a necklace too. These were both made of healing stones from the earth....

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:57 PM
  26. 8888 replied to the thread What Song Are You Listening To Right Now?.

    I Cry- Flo Rida

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:57 PM
  27. 8888 replied to the thread A Turn Away From Dissociation: The Association Thread.

    batik

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:53 PM
  28. Suzetig replied to the thread Physical abuse.

    I know, sometimes it helps to remind ourselves that physical abuse and emotional abuse and neglect are every bit as traumatic, every bit...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:53 PM
  29. 8888 replied to the thread Readers thread: what or who are you reading right now?.

    @DharmaGirl No one is throwing you out.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM
  30. 8888 liked DharmaGirl's post in the thread Readers thread: what or who are you reading right now?.

    I have been sick again so I read about 6 "cozy mysteries". Please don't throw me out of the club.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM
  31. deeplyloved liked Xena's post in the thread How did i get so far down here?.

    Hi searching for self.... You have done nothing wrong... And transference is normal... It happens alot.... I personally don't think you...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM
  32. deeplyloved liked Rain's post in the thread How did i get so far down here?.

    I am struggling with this with my inner critics judgement and toxic shame. So I can relate to this. Your husband really did hurt you by...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM
  33. deeplyloved liked Searching4Self's post in the thread How did i get so far down here?.

    Thank you @Rain, it really helps to hear you say all that. I still need to hear “You have done nothing wrong,” because I’m hearing...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM
  34. deeplyloved replied to the thread Overdoing it when i feel good..

    Definitely. Trying to find a steady balance of doing a little more on bad days and a little less on Good days.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:43 PM
  35. deeplyloved liked Faith Andrews's post in the thread Overdoing it when i feel good..

    Does anyone else plan a ton of things when they are having good days? I seem to do this a lot and end up regretting it and having to...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:42 PM
  36. saraemerald replied to the thread Physical abuse.

    Sometimes I wish there was more information out there about this phenomenom. In my research, I've come across tons of information about...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:41 PM
  37. saraemerald replied to the thread Physical abuse.

    Thank you @Suzetig . This makes me feel so much better. I have heard some of this before. I just wish I understood it as it was...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:30 PM
  38. saraemerald liked Suzetig's post in the thread Physical abuse.

    What you're describing isn't unusual for people who were physically abused and neglected as children. When we're young we interpret...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:27 PM
  39. Mal Content replied to the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    I can't see any level of government actively promoting gender transition. I know it's still a work in progress, but from what I've heard...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:27 PM
  40. Suzetig replied to the thread Physical abuse.

    What you're describing isn't unusual for people who were physically abused and neglected as children. When we're young we interpret...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:16 PM
  41. Buttercup liked Sweetpea76's post in the thread Trying to be strong...or simply too exhausted?!.

    Once you see it works then you can do it regularly... THIS is setting and enforcing a boundary. She'll eventually get the idea that she...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:09 PM
  42. Mal Content liked Xena's post in the thread Gender identification - when to start the conversation.

    I think it's OK... Most of these kids seem to struggle and be unhappy because they feel they are the wrong gender....if we can help and...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:09 PM
  43. Buttercup liked ByrnesT's post in the thread Trying to be strong...or simply too exhausted?!.

    Thank you @The Albatross . I’m not gonna pretend it sits easy with me feeling like I’m hated by someone I love, whether it’s for good...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:09 PM
  44. Suzetig replied to the thread I can't remember my abuser.

    Welcome to the forum @Katie Gilbert, it sounds like you're really trying to work out what might have happened to you. Our memory has a...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:04 PM
  45. leehalf replied to the thread Undiagnosed Hello all! sexual abuse & abandonment.

    Hi Katie. Sorry for the things that happened to you. We all deserve to be treated with kindness. Good for you for reaching out! Do you...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:02 PM
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