I was raised in a war zone. I won’t go into detail here, but only will say that in my early 20s, I was diagnosed as having PTSD. 252 more words
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When you’ve been diagnosed with PTSD, you suffer from a wide variety of symptoms including anxiety, depression, hypervigilance, avoidance, and emotional numbness. There are too many symptoms to list here, but the funny thing about PTSD is that it’s not like you go through the symptoms one at a time. 476 more words
I’m not paranoid.
Ok, so that’s not entirely true. I do suffer from paranoia and hyper-vigliance, but I’m not crazy.
Well that’s not true either. Put it this way, sometimes I get paranoid everyone is going to try to kill me or hurt me, but I don’t think the world is out to get me… I mean… wait… Ok that doesn’t make sense either. 233 more words