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    Perfectionist Supervisor

    Okay, so I've been working at my current job for about seven months. It is a workplace that does not seem to like new employees, it likes to keep things the way it is and has always been. Also, I grew up in a family where you weren't visible unless you were really, really "terrible" or really...
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    Do You Ever Fear That People Will Dismiss You If You Tell Them?

    I'm really sorry that happened to you. It really is hard for some people to understand.
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    How do you self-soothe?

    Hello, this is a great idea. * I have some stuffed animals that I love. * I have a couple of candles -- I don't light them, but I just pick them up and smell them because their scents are comforting * I will watch my favorite things no matter how many times I've seen them. (I'm in my thirties...
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    General Struggling with staying at home with sufferer

    Hello! As someone who has PTSD and has a family member with PTSD who I tried to care for myself (before I realized that I also needed help and needed to focus on getting better, too), I know what it is like to be a fixer. Please feel free to come and vent as much as you need to about your...
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    Do You Ever Fear That People Will Dismiss You If You Tell Them?

    So I kind of realized today that besides dealing with this, one of my fears is telling someone about it (and my triggers and how sometimes it keeps me up at night and have to sleep with a light on and about how I still have stuffed animals in my home to comfort me and how sometimes, I too afraid...
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    Any Tips To Make My Office Be A More Comforting Place?

    Thank you for all of these suggestions -- they're really good and won't cost a lot. I never thought of an oil diffuser, and I'd like to try the paper origami things, too, that would be nice to look at and cheap to make. Glad to hear so many folks like to blow bubbles, it's pretty awesome.
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    Any Tips To Make My Office Be A More Comforting Place?

    I'm new here. So. . .at my current position, whenever I have to interact with my direct supervisor, I feel triggered. When she's not there, I don't feel so bad. I am definitely not trying to blame her, but I honestly think about her and feel terrible even when I'm not at work. She reminds me...
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