Sharing pages

When I started my blog for PTSD it was one of the few non-military pages.  I started it because I wanted to connect with others that understood life at the home front is sometimes more dangerous than the war front.  Now more blogs are coming on board to share their experiences and understanding of PTSD…

Friends like that

Who needs enemies? An idiom that points out how some friends act more like enemies.  Some family members are the worse thing that happen to a child.  Growing up in unhealthy relationships, I didn’t know how to respond to healthy people. Self care concepts continued, #9:  I struggle with making healthy relationship choices. I always…

He has my back

Being married to a person with PTSD is tough.  Ask my husband how difficult and unreasonable I can be.  Counseling so many years ago started with marriage counseling.  It quickly became obvious that very little marriage counseling could occur while I was so damaged and my thinking distorted by dissociation.  My husband went with me…

Tips for Understanding

I talk openly about living with PTSD.  Sometimes I am with my husband, DH Darling Husband.  When we are together in contributes to the conversation and refers to OUR journey.  His perspective is of seeing me suffer and work so hard and not being able to help.  Or wanting to be there for me even…

Let go

I made plans.  They got changed but I am struggling with letting go of the original plan.  Last night in karate we were practicing actual physical contact with the idea of not hurting the other person but showing the move correctly.  One of the other people did something I didn’t expect.  I stood there frozen…