This is something everyone needs to hear and I don’t know how to say it so that people will listen

Am a victim of just retraction and finally just cried my eyeballs out, this post is the only thing that has validated my pain. I'm scared for how the rest of my life will play out and I just wonder if I'll ever be happy in the future and not so anxious anymore. I don't know how to recover from the trauma when the damage is already done.

I have a "less than flat" face right now, so I'm like the worst aesthetic candidate for jaw surgery. And yet I need it badly. Parents say they hope for a 'miracle' where I don't need surgery and can just do something for my nose like a turbinate surgery, but I know that won't help anything. I'm happy you are getting surgery. <3

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