172 words Realistic expectations on having a family while having CPTSD 149 words Fight, flight, fawn, freeze 282 words Holiday Support Thread 137 words DAE hate it when people respond with “that sucks” when you confide in them? 765 words The effects of growing up surrounded by unhappiness 774 words Feel like I need someone to tell me I NEED to see a psychologist 242 words DAE have periods of exhaustion/fatigue regardless of how much sleep you’re getting? 907 words Is anyone else not able to work for years? 250 words I changed my body to keep from being molested 161 words Today I finally, finally cried the ugly tears in therapy 457 words DAE require a lot of alone time (and/or sensory deprivation) to avoid a meltdown or freeze state? 337 words How am I supposed to get angry at my mother for “abusing” me as a child, when she’s the only person who’s ever loved me? 309 words Any men here have supportive relationship with a woman? 248 words Anyone that have a good romantic relationship can please share what is it like? 135 words Weekly Vents & Victories - Newcomers start here! - 11/6-11/13 536 words If you could have your choice, should an evil abuser rot in hell or get recovery from their trauma? 155 words Are people who dissociate more susceptible to hypnotism? 478 words Anyone else feel like you live in the shadow of your partner/spouse/SO? 364 words Scared I will be triggered having a medical examination, any advice? 315 words DAE frequently experience being instantly disliked by people for no apparent reason?