Linnéa Holmsten
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It's scary to find yourself doing this, Complex PTSD is just so brutal to live with.

Disassociation I once was walking and couldn't feel the floor or my legs, kept running into things. I'm usually in a total fog and seem like an airhead in La La Land. Or I'm on autopilot and hear everything but can't respond worth a damn.

Healing Complex PTSD (@HealingCPTSD) | Twitter

Healing Complex PTSD (@HealingCPTSD) | Twitter

And the one question my therapist says how old are you now? I need my therapist to go through the memory with me and help me through the pain and understand what should have been said even though I am 45 now it was never addressed and it continued. The bad, the negative and the shame is ingrained in my soul and the only way is to recover is to re-live it and live it differently.

The important piece to note is that not only veterans experience PTSD, and it's not always because of war. This list may also be used as a checklist for triggers.

#CPTSD ~ Symptoms of Complex PTSD, or PTSD associated with child abuse....

Complex PTSD symptoms (also includes PTSD symptoms: avoidance, hyper-vigilance, hyper-arousal, reliving) (Right before it hit. Numb mostly. Pretty happy and content of the time.

No, you're actually BRAVE!

No, you're actually BRAVE!

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How to Write a Great Sex Scene (hint: sell the sizzle, not the sausage)

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