Tag Archives: PTSD

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I am Stronger Despite What He Did To Me

I told him that I wasn’t ready. He started to do things to me anyway. I told him no, asked him to stop, and tried to laugh it off when he didn’t. Continue reading →

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Everyday, I Hope Nothing Triggers Me

 Trigger Warning: Description of PTSD flashback. Being triggered is the worst thing. Imagine you are in the grocery store. You are having a pretty good day, but suddenly, something triggers you. You start to shake. You feel nauseous. You sweat. … Continue reading

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Rape Jokes

I am a woman who is into the geekier pursuits. I spend most weekends playing Pathfinder with my group, for instance. And I love video games and just about anything sci-fi or fantasy. Here’s my problem: I am also a … Continue reading

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My Hollywood Nightmare

 Trigger Warning: Description of PTSD flashback. Many people will treat themselves to a movie or television to relax and let their mind go. This is a normal every day experience for many, but not for me. When I was seventeen, … Continue reading

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