I have this everyday. Call them whatever you want.... Flashbacks, intrusive thoughts, bad memories. All of the above. It's really quite painful and shit.
What do I do?
Watch tv, listen to the radio, wait for the thoughts to pass, go out and do something. They just make me feel really...
Hi @onecraftywitch, welcome to the site. Im a recovering alcoholic. Haven't drunk or smoked for 14months. Stopping drinking is hard but so worth it. You learn to filter and deal with your thoughts and emotions with greater power and clarity. Sleep is much better also. Good luck! 🙂
That's really f*cked up. Im sorry for you. It sound's like you need to just defend yourself and put up boundaries. Tell them your being dragged into other people's shit and being yelled at is not acceptable or constructive in any way shape or form.
that's exactly what im experiencing today. It's horrible. It's like a video tape playing in my mind. And there's one part of me suffering and another part trying to defend/protect me. It's really unpleasant and takes up so much mental energy. It's very draining.
Hi @Ashamed99, welcome to the site. I'm sorry for the reasons that your here. I can relate to everything you said. For years (decades) I knew I was really unwell but wore a mask and would constantly say that I was "alright" if someone asked how I was. Telling people the truth about how I was...