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    The burden of keeping PTSD "secret"

    I do not keep it a secret at all. My diagnosis does not define who I am. It is a part of me. I am a queer person of color. I do not keep it a secret either. I personally don't know any queer person in the closet. It's 2023. We don't keep our sexuality or gender identity a secret. We fight for...
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    Emotional support Pet

    Yeah, sure. It can be done.
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    Emotional support Pet

    Oh wow... I had no idea. I know this is a huge business for the scammers in the US. I should look into more details if I need to bring mine overseas. Thank you for sharing those information. I am forever grateful for mine. He's been with me since he was 4 months old. He is 3 years old now.
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    Emotional support Pet

    Where do you live? I have had mine in NY and now we live in WA. Never required.
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    Being handed a list of coping skills in a crisis…

    I feel the same wat as everyone who replied to this thread. When I am consumed with the dark thoughts, I am not myself and become hopeless. I can't really do anything or remember any of the tools. It just doesn't matter how many tools I have been given. I find it the most helpful when I get...
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    Emotional support Pet

    The biggest misconception about service animals is that they need to be registered somewhere and you have to pay money to do that. There is no such thing as service animal registry anywhere in the world. And no one is required to pay for having a service animal. They do need to be trained to...