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I'm a bad daughter

I've been having so many terrible flashbacks (times of abuse) and flashfowards (imagining what will happen in the future). I feel like a little child though I'm really a youngish adult. I have schizophrenia and PTSD, and I keep hearing today, "you're a bad daughter, you're a bad daughter." It hurts so badly. Every little sound comes as a sign against me, every spoken word feels like pain that I caused. My mom used to ...
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Living with my former abuser

I live a state that swings between confusion and happiness. Though I work as a teacher and live a full adult life, due to my disability (schizophrenia), I stay with my mother, who abused me for years, especially as a teenager and young adult. Let me stress, she is currently one of the most lovely people you could know. She shows me genuine care as well as though around her. When she abused me, she ...
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tips for going to sleep?

so, long story short, my trauma involves beds and being asleep, along with being in a house setting. though im sure other people also struggle with going to bed. the whole sitting in place, waiting to go to sleep thing, only leaves me open to think, and it usually spirals from there into flashbacks and intrusive memories that keep me up all night.
i've struggled with this for a long time and i find that ...
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Is this the best forum/subforum to discuss cPTSD?

Sorry if this is a silly question. Is this the best forum/subforum to discuss cPTSD? Especially in the context of complex trauma rather than PTSD itself. If this is not, which one is?

to put the question in the bigger perspective, i just discovered that all my mental difficulties that are very difficult to classify (ADHD, BP, BPD, atypical depression, dysthymia, adjustment disorder, PTSD, anger management, anxiety, social phobia, emotional overeating, addictive personality, ASD, etc) ...
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I do not know where this new feeling of snobbiness came fro?

I was happy and confident for a while before I started grad school. I also lead a life alone without a social life because I just never made any friends in high school and in college I got busy. I am that quiet person. Also suffered PSTD from high school so now I have avoidant personality disorder. When I went to grad school, I had the idea that I would be able to start over ...
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my story, opinions?

hii, i don't know if this is the right place to tell my story but i wanted to share it somewhere. I have to tell my therapist next tuesday and i'm terrified and i want to hear some opinions or just talk about it with strangers first. It's about sex so it can be triggering for some, sorry <3

As far as i know i was never sexually abused, and i think everything started because ...
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I have never felt before that I was an angry person. I’ve felt angry. I have experienced anger. But I never felt like I had BECOME an angry person.

This year I feel like that has changed. I had a rough day today. And it’s been a rough year. Not the word I’ve ever had, but relentlessly stressful. Today I feel like anger has eaten me all up and I e become a part of ...
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ERP Experiences?

I've been told by my first T that I have all the symptoms of PTSD but "not the criterion A" (because I didn't tell all of my trauma, probably shouldn't have hidden it), and my new T said I do have it. I feel like I have to give a disclaimer, sorry, my OCD makes me unsure of whether or not I have an official diagnosis.

Anyway, my new T said ERP could help with ...
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C-PTSD misdiagnosed as BPD? Trigger warning. (Trauma.)

(Sorry that this is long.) About 10 years ago, I was diagnosed with BPD right after some serious trauma where I thought I was going to be killed by my ex and there was rape and what was almost kidnapping/holding me hostage. I had to go along with whatever he wanted because I was scared.

When I was diagnosed, I didn't understand yet I had been through trauma, but I was later diagnosed with PTSD ...
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Permission to remember...

As you may or may not be aware I'm seeking help at the moment for childhood trauma.

I've only been having the anxiety about this trauma for the past couple of years and it's been almost debilitating and caused me many problems in my personal life.

Anyway the therapy is still in the early stages but I've already started have memories of things that I really couldn't remember before. In fact it's been interrupting my ...
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