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The Story of My Childhood and My Saviour Caveman

by Erin Fado Australia   [INTRODUCTION] In 2012 Australia announced a Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. It was hearing the victims’ testimonies that triggered my own PTSD and I had a full breakdown and spent some months in hospital, where I was diagnosed with Complex PTSD and Dissociated Identity Disorder (DID) […]

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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 […]

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Lost, But Not Gone

by Diana United States of America¬†   [Please note: this story contains details of traumatic events which may be a trigger for some] I don’t know when the PTSD actually started. All I know is that every single time an ambulance drove by when I was little I thought, I’m going to do that one […]

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