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NIETZSCHE SAID THAT "TIME IS A FLAT CIRCLE. EVERYTHING WE HAVE DONE OR WILL DO WE WILL DO OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN - FOREVER." A FORMER GOVERNMENT DEEP UNDERCOVER AGENT, ADDICTED TO DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, AND WHO'S MIND IS RACKED FROM PTSD AFTER BEING LOCKED DOWN FOR YEARS… Read More
Isabel Hara is 16 in her sophomore year of high school. She suffers from clinical depression do to her parents abuse and bullying at school. She tried keeping it a secret, but do to an unfortunate accident the word got out. She isolates herself from others and hates talking to… Read More
this story was inspired by my personal diary. i was diagnosed with Complex PTSD two years ago and was asked to write down my thoughts ... through my writting you are able to see my mind slowly loose reality as the story i was making no longer felt like a… Read More
The story starts with a guy recovering from a tour of duty that nearly sent him over the edge. On the streets of Nottingham, Bill tries to make sense of life after military service. Things don't go so well... For further reading see www.fionalinday.co.uk Go to the contacts page to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 20, 2018

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Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: self-worth, ptsd

IN 1978 THE CRAMPS PLAYED A CONCERT AT THE NAPA STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL IN CALIFORNIA AND THE SHOW WENT OFF WITHOUT A HITCH. LEAD SINGER OF THE CRAMPS, LUX INTERIOR REMARKED DURING THE PERFORMANCE; “SOMEBODY TOLD ME YOU PEOPLE ARE CRAZY! BUT I’M NOT SO SURE ABOUT THAT; YOU SEEM… Read More

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Comments: 1

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A small piece about one of my many experiences with living with the aftermath of childhood abuse. It's the small everyday things afterwards that changes a person for the rest of their lives Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A dip into the writing I completed during EMDR therapy for PTSD after leaving an abusive marriage. Read More

Reads: 310

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

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Tasha Tate, a taunted teen with a well-visited bed, never consented to the monstrous predicament she may never survive. Read More

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"This is a haunting story, Joy, which provoked so many emotions in me. The pretense of the vulnerable MC, the deception, the brutality. Another f..." Read More

many people have been asking for this kind of story. don't read at night Read More

Tags: horror, maniac, ptsd

Meet Jack, a God fearing family man with malice towards none but little does he know of that which awaits him. Within days of our meeting, Jack’s life will be shattered and he will be forced into new, perilous surroundings. He is sure he knows the cause of his… Read More
I wrote this in an effort to self disclose as a letter to my father Read More

Tags: abuse, father, ptsd, incest

I am not a psychologist, or an anything else...ist. This just seems to be common sense. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 145

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 148

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 97

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: mask, ptsd, hidding

Featured Review by Sean Terrence Best

"Joy, you give so much. The sensitive understanding that floods from your passionate heart comes from way down deep - deeper into the reality of..." Read More

Depression is a demon that has haunted me since I can remember. As I get older, I realize it's probably never going to go away. Read More
Life is complicated for everyone. Life is a drag. It's sour, gross, and I hate it. A book based off of my life, me, a human being. Read More
A Veteran's Battle was inspired by the breathtaking true story of one Iraqi War veteran who returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A man who went from working two jobs to being sent overseas. The events that took place will truly hit home,… Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Concerning our soldiers. written May 30, 2017 Read More

Tags: death, soldiers, war, sad, ptsd

Poem / Poetry

January 14, 2017

Reads: 170

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

reflecting on my peesonal childhood memories Read More

Tags: ptsd

well, here it is: the righteous and the wicked chapter one. it was hard as hell to write. i used to write 10 pages a day and it took me two months to write these 20. but i like it. i already have the whole story worked out in my… Read More
I have an appreciation for what it feels like to live with danger, be shot at have soldiers killed and injured by enemy fire, i have also seen and treated civilians hurt and killed in accidents. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a dangerous and debilitating disorder for all walks… Read More
A short story shadowing a veteran and his quest to seek help through the VA Read More
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