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August 31, 2017

  Message Body: It’s hard to talk about, even on a screen without a person sitting in front of me. I just want to chime in about our vets falling into the “Tough Guy” trap, and not be open about suffering from PTSD. It took me nearly 20 years to...

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PTSD- Bobby that’s the way it is.

August 28, 2017

The response to my new book is very kind and encouraging, for the most part.  I’m more and more convinced that this topic needs to be discussed over and over again.  In my communications, something has come, up that reminds me of an experience I had right after my son...

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PTSD– Who Moved My Cheese?

August 11, 2017

We had friends over this week-end and the topic of conversation moved to career changes and someone brought up the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” by Spencer Johnson. For those who have not read it, you should and for those who have read it it might be worth browsing through...

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New post

June 16, 2017

Message Body: I’ve been struggling with PTSD since I got back home from Afghanistan in 08 the medication to VA gives me is not working Permission to share the post:

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May 15, 2017

Really there’s no easy answer Nor a reasonable explanation As to where my subject matter Emanate from whatever emotion Action, intuition or brain subliminal thoughts They all differ in scope sometimes just being nuts Not as in crazy but as in simplicity is beauty Kinda thing with eccentricity twist nouveau...

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A PTSD’s Daughter speaks

September 28, 2016

Message Body: “Breaking Up With My PTSD” My almost life-long companion and I are actually breaking up. I should be more specific. What I’m breaking up with is more exactly known as C-PTSD, a form of PTSD. I think we’re in the final stages of our separation. It’s been a...

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Experienced PTSD Psychologist

September 26, 2016

> Message Body: > I have been a Clinical Psychologist for 33 years. I worked at a state mental hospital for 27 years and was in Private Practice for 8 years. I have encountered many people with PTSD. I have found that the worst cases had this in common, “guilt”....

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Commander in Chief debate

September 8, 2016

The debate had a section regarding suicides and the figure seemed to waver between 20 and 22.  I was optimistic the other day when I heard the figure 20 but tonight the figure 22 again came up.  I will wait to hear more from the moderators and commentators to hear, hopefully, what the...

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PTSD Suicides down

September 6, 2016

I was listening to a news program today and one of the guests was Robert A. McDonald who is the Director of the Veterans Administration.  He was talking about the improvements that have been accomplished at the Veterans Administration since he has taken office.  I’m not affiliated with the VA...

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New Post

August 13, 2016

Message Body: So how did you figure out exactly what ‘IT’ is?? I journal, I read, I research, I’ve done groups, I continue one on one therapy (CBT I think is what it is) but I still find myself feeling more and more confused.  Which causes me to fall deeper...

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