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    How long do you wait before meeting with a psychiatrist after your therapist proposes that you have PTSD?

    huh. I hadn't really thought of it that way. I guess I still feel that somewhere deep down he can be the father that I needed. If I could prove that I wasn't crazy or sensitive and that there was something tangibly ""wrong"" (Not that there is anything wrong with people suffering from mental...
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    How long do you wait before meeting with a psychiatrist after your therapist proposes that you have PTSD?

    I would like to meet with a psychiatrist to be able to get a diagnosis mainly, I feel that my family doesn't take my or my therapist's word seriously, and I would have the strength to tell the person who caused my PTSD if I had concrete "evidence". My father is a very hard person to get through...
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    How long do you wait before meeting with a psychiatrist after your therapist proposes that you have PTSD?

    My therapist and I are quite new to each other, and we have met a couple of times, but she's very booked and our sessions are 45 minutes online. I had never considered that the nightmares that had been plaguing me were a sign of PTSD. Now I'm not sure what the next steps are, I see her once...
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    Relationship My daughter (18) triggers my husband often. How do I empower her to set boundaries with him without making things worse?

    Can I just say, thank you so much for your response? After hearing you had replied to my comment I was a little bit wary, but seeing that you understood that I was not trying to pass judgment on your situation. I was just trying to use my own experiences to advocate for your daughter, thank you...
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    Relationship My daughter (18) triggers my husband often. How do I empower her to set boundaries with him without making things worse?

    Hey, I know this might not be what you want to hear but my father was like that too. Sometimes worse, and I grew up dreading coming home. I had no self-esteem, and after 19 years of co-existing with my father, I had all the fights knocked out of me. He never had to hit me to traumatize me, and...
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