Melina Jämsén-Lindberg

Melina Jämsén-Lindberg

Melina Jämsén-Lindberg
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It can take years to realise what you went through....

It could take you years to actually face what has happened. And numerous more to overcome it. -- living with post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD

Hera pauses and takes a deep breath, as if she's trying not to cry. "I should be over it," she says, "but I'm not. It still haunts me every day." "No, Hera." I say, "You shouldn't be over it. This isn't something you simply 'get over'. It stays with you. And I'm about to find that out for myself."

(It haunts me) many survivors of trauma face this battle daily, and yet society tells them it's their fault. Break the statistical thinking and teach do not rape instead of don't get raped.

YES!!!! Make it fucking STOP!! I can't sleep, I can't close my eyes!!!! I want to cut to make it stop!!

Make it fucking STOP! I can't sleep, I can't close my eyes! I want to cut to make it stop!

PTSD Symptoms and treatments. ~ Sometimes I've felt like I have PTSD or symptoms. Not to trivialize it for those who have the real thing. Those who have been to combat or other reasons. ... But I was taken from my mom at age 10. No one wants to hear about it. Least of all my family. I've been shunned from my family because of the bi-polar anyway. Helps to put down in words. But after that day time seemed to stop.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event, causing flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety.