You need to know

List from PTSD SUPPORT AND RECOVERY:

“Things People with PTSD Would Like You To Know

  1. PTSD can happen to anybody
  2. We can’t just “let it go.”
  3. We find it hard to trust people
  4. We didn’t ask for PTSD and we are trying our best
  5. It affects the entire family
  6. It causes a physiological change in our brains
  7. We sometimes need to isolate
  8. Every day is a struggle
  9. Any traumatic event can cause PTSD
  10. It’s not our fault
  11. It’s exhausting
  12. We often feel small, insignificant or invisible
  13. It’s overwhelming and lonely
  14. It doesn’t define us
  15. It isn’t in my past, it’s in my everyday”

From the page http://medprecautions.com/23-things-i-wish-people-understood-about-ptsd/

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