Category Archives: PTSD

How People Who Have PTSD Live Differently

Having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder changes a person, not only the way they think, but also the way they act and how they love. It can be challenging, most of the time with PTSD a few other things come along such as anxiety, depression and panic which can change a lot about how a person… Read More »

9 Signs You Can Get PTSD You're in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Proceed with caution… Think you’re in an emotionally abusive relationship? Here are nine signs that it’s time to walk away. You’re on a daily emotional roller coaster One minute your significant other is loving and the next, punishing you for not doing things correctly. This is a major red flag. Manipulation plays a huge role in most… Read More »

You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me. There was no punch on the very first date with my ex-husband. That’s not normally how abusive marriages… Read More »

10 Things You Never Knew About Peoples With PTSD

When you think of post-traumatic stress disorder, we’re betting you’re picturing soldiers who have trouble coping once they’re back home. You’re not necessarily wrong — the National Institute of Mental Health explains PTSD happens to those who have experienced shocking or scary events and have trouble recovering from the trauma. Those who’ve served in the… Read More »

PTSD Linked to Heart Attacks and Stroke in Women

When a trauma survivor repeatedly relives the trauma and experiences  constant anxiety, hypervigilance, and trouble sleeping, she may have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which has been linked to an increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men. Just as PTSD Awareness Month draws to a close, new findings have emerged linking PTSD with cardivascular… Read More »

Stick Around and Heal Your Anxiety, PTSD

Being Alert for Danger Sometimes people can get stuck in ‘danger mode’. When this happens their survival instincts are on the alert for danger and behaving as if they’ve found it almost constantly. This can be seen in severe cases of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute anxiety state, or with some cases of generalised… Read More »

Ongoing PTSD Related Nightmares

If you have ever been a victim of a violent act, a traumatic event or a life changing and horrifying act of nature you know what the term PTSD is.  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is no joking matter.  While it is different for each person and given the trauma itself, it is nothing to take… Read More »

41 Truths People With PTSD Wish Others Understood

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition that will affect an estimated 7.8 percent of Americans at some point in their lives, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. It’s a psychiatric disorder that can be caused by life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents or physical or sexual… Read More »

Trust In Me (Dark Nights #1) by Skye Warren

WARNING: This book contains explicit scenes of graphic violence and sex. It depicts abuse, captivity, sex slavery and human trafficking. This book is not appropriate for anyone uncomfortable with these types of situations or anyone under the age of eighteen. Personally I think you should be 21 but whatever! This is the second book I’ve… Read More »