Only soldiers get PTSD.

Only soldiers get PTSD.
Only veterans get PTSD.
You only get PTSD if you were in a war.
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Rape, domestic abuse and what happens when you’re 1 in 4. Graphic content, caution required and recommended.

I’m warning you all now, if you want to read this, that’s fine, if you have experienced similar things, I hope this post helps you. But I warn you, it’s hard and dark, almost as hard to write as it was dark to experience. This post features rape, domestic abuse, mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, PTSD and unhealthy coping mechanisms. I want it off my chest.
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The problem with mental issues

As many of you know, I have some mental issues. We’ve covered them, but just in case, PTSD, anxiety, depression and a generalised rage at everything. There’s the rub, you’re mental? Tough, deal with it. Oh, you’re dead? Well, never mind then.
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Why I got sent home. Dead people shouldn’t be walking around.

My walk home has been punctuated, every step, by the words ‘practical’ and ‘rational’. While staring at the floor to avoid seeing dead people. Continue reading

Nanu nanu. Robin Williams, depression and hope with Tilf and Trick

Today the world got a little less funny. On the 12th August 2014, Robin Williams was found dead at home in a suspected suicide. Again, the funniest people tend to have the darkest lives. In his own words, Germany has no comedians anymore because they killed all the funny people. Continue reading