Category Archives: family

The curse of facebook and PTSD!

I have been working at living a life where I manage my PTSD well. That is code for I try not to let it  interrupt everything do. It has only been a couple of years that I have been convinced … Continue reading

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The yelling drifted through the house…

My attempt at a short story … it does contain references to domestic violence and incest. The yelling drifted through the house. “Here we go again”, I said to my little brother. When he was six years old like me he … Continue reading

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angry scared, angry sad, angry mad!

Angry Scared Of course before angry scared came not angry. I went through life proudly stating that I never got angry. It was true I never felt anything and certainly not anger. I remember early in therapy trying to allow … Continue reading

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I pledge allegiance to the secret!

Last week was my brothers wedding. As most family events do this caused a flare up with my PTSD. My brother is one of my perpetrators, along with another brother and my Father. One can imagine how hard it is … Continue reading

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