Ah I see! I'm not single either but I feel it as my partner works nights. I've had those thoughts too. I guarantee you're doing a much better job than you think though!
Just because our brains don't work quite the way we want them to, doesn't mean our kids aren't ok!
As long as they don't go...
Oh my gosh bless you :( I've only been dealing with mine for a few months! It's definitely something I could have dealt with a lot easier if I wasn't a mother.
It's just made me question my whole life. At first it was whether I even deserved one in the first place. Crazy what your brain can say...
Me too! And I worry so much about him that I often forget to look after myself, which is obviously the key thing to dealing with PTSD! I'm definitely getting better at that though. Taking baby steps.
How long have you been dealing with your PTSD?
Hi! It's so hard isn't it! Do you constantly worry whether you're good enough for the job with everything going on in your head? I do and it's heartbreaking because I love him more than anything and I know I've done a bloody good job raising him so far!!
I admire you very much! You've really the most of your situation.
I'm just starting to navigate all of this.
It's only been a few months for me and my son is 3 and a half.
My life isn't particularly busy as he's only just started nursery, and I'm not working at the moment. I feel like the fact...
Thank you for your response. I really appreciate you sharing your story.
I've been struggling mentally with the parenting aspect of all of this the most.
I don't want my trauma to affect him, and I want him to have a lovely childhood.
This does mean that I probably put more stress on myself...
Hi everyone, I'm new. I'm a 31 year old mother of a 3 year old.
I have made a post in another thread but wanted to post here too as I'm wanting to connect with other full time parents who are experiencing PTSD.
My PTSD comes from my childhood and involves a family member that is still very much...
Hi everyone I'm new.
My name is Shannan and about 4 months ago I started experiencing PTSD. I was struggling so took some antidepressants (prescribed) which caused insomnia thus worsening the PTSD and I've been experiencing dysregulation of my nervous system since.
The trauma (non violent, we...