The PTSD Collective Away With Her Words

My PTSD Life By Numbers

by Sarah Australia For as long as I can remember, I’ve worked with numbers. 36.  My age. 3.  The number of years I dated my husband before getting married. 7.  The number of years I’ve been married. 3.  The number of months that would pass between seeing him when he was staying on base. 1368. … Continue reading My PTSD Life By Numbers

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Dane Greenstreet The PTSD Collective Away With Her Words

My Post Traumatic Life, and How It All Began

by Dane Greenstreet Australia [Please note: this story contains details of traumatic events which may be a trigger for some] I want to start my story with the caveat that I feel I don't deserve PTSD. I was a solider, but my PTSD is not combat-related. I know of many others who have been through … Continue reading My Post Traumatic Life, and How It All Began

The PTSD Collective Away With Her Words

The Long Journey

by Anonymous Canada PTSD? What's that? I had no idea until my husband's diagnosis about four years ago. My husband was in the Canadian army when I met him. As a family, we went through two U.N. tours, each six months long, although he had done other tours before we met. After he retired from the … Continue reading The Long Journey