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    Day after EMDR/Therepy is always rough?

    Happened to me too. It passed.
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    I didn't just have a "bad" childhood - I had "no" childhood

    Same here. No childhood.
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    When does EMDR start to work? What do I need to be doing outside of sessions to help?

    Soon after EMDR my flashbacks, triggers, nightmares, and hypervigilance melted away and I began to experience more calm and peace however I am not the same person before my trauma. I have major trust issues. And, I no longer am the social person and I isolate a lot since unfortunately I can...
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    Sufferer Saying hello. New C-PTSD suffering member. Programmer. Married with a child. Hoping to find others w similar struggles getting better.

    Thank you mszl for sharing above info. I don't like being dependent on meds either. I so appreciate your encouragement and I hope the best for you too. I don't see it as a failure for struggling with meds as I try hard to see anything I am doing as an accomplishment including waking up and...
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    Childhood Genital treatment

    I am so very sorry you had to endure such sadistic brutal and criminal abuse treatment by your Mum. I am glad that you're able to write about it too. I've had to endure decades of cbt and emdr in order to deal with my sexual and physical abuse history. I hear you and you are not alone in being...
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    i dont think ill ever get better - Stupid & Depressed After Lexapro

    Hello. I was exposed to emotional and mental toxicity most of my life and now I am in a somewhat safer environment away from family however I still struggle with depression and yet had to come off of bupropion due to panic attacks caused by this anti-depressant drug. I relate to what you are...
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    Sufferer Saying hello. New C-PTSD suffering member. Programmer. Married with a child. Hoping to find others w similar struggles getting better.

    I struggle to with ptsd and I am here for you. May I please ask are your medications helping and if so may I also ask which ones? I too am a sexual abuse survivor, so I do understand being socially awkward and random sparks of sadness. Thank you for sharing.
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    EMDR relief for night terrors?

    For me, EMDR stopped my nightmares, triggers, and flashbacks, although I had to undergo 16 sessions which is unusual. However, I needed 16 EMDR sessions because my trauma like yours is not from just one single event, but multiple events. I am sorry you are dealing with night terrors and I...
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    Waking up each morning with stress cup overflowing vastly and disoriented

    I relate to waking up in a panic-like state of mind. From trauma, I guess my brain isn't able to settle down and calm down.
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    Relationship Looking for advice from others with CPTSD when it comes to alcohol abuse/relationships

    I hope my reply helps you. I didn't even realize alcohol was preventing me from dealing with my unrealized undiagnosed ptsd until after I finally put the plug in the jug so to speak back in 2003. Then with nothing to prevent the nightmares, triggers, and flashbacks from coming full throttle into...
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