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General Discussion / How to explain PTSD to someone who doesn't have it?
« on: October 30, 2019, 09:02:07 PM »
"We didn't choose trauma. We never wanted PTSD. And as much as you hate the way I can be .. I hate it more."

47 trauma survivors sat out to explain what it feels like to have PTSD/CPTSD.
Check out the result:

https://ptsdsafe.com/how-to-explain-ptsd/



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Web Sites, Support Groups & Organizations / What is Dissociation?
« on: October 11, 2019, 09:13:42 PM »

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General Discussion / What to say to someone with PTSD?
« on: September 13, 2019, 09:44:53 AM »
What's the most helpful and comforting someone has said to you?
What do you wish someone had said to you in different situations?

I'm writing an article and would love some help!

http://ptsdsafe.com/what-to-say-to-someone-with-ptsd/

Thanks buddies!



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Hi! I'm trying to explain the window of tolerance for my friend. But I find hyperaroused and hypoaroused a bit wired to use... Is there a more common language that explain these things in a better way?

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General Discussion / What's your most hidden PTSD symtom?
« on: April 13, 2018, 09:39:26 AM »
Read an article recently that hit me hard in the gut. Transelated to english, the title said:

"I have PTSD, and most of my symptoms are hidden"

Oh, so true!
And we work really hard to hide what's going on inside.....
Panic when touched, is one of the things I try to hide......because it's so shameful....
What's yours?

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Therapy / What question do you wish your therapist would ask?
« on: March 23, 2018, 06:08:48 PM »
There are lots of things that are just in our own heads, that would never leave this area unless someone ask directly.......

So, what's the big questions that you might answer if your therapist asked directly?

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I've been NC with my mother and LC with my father for 8 months now. I haven't really told my son about it.  But soon he's turning 7 and he expects his grandparents to come and celebrate him......We're planning a big party with lots of his friends and his grandparents on his fathers side. How do I tell him that his maternal grandparents are not invited?  Any suggestion ?

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