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Self study analysis of phycological blockage yet resolved. Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

September 28, 2019

Reads: 345

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Unable to process all of the lies in my life, i attempted to take my own life. So here is my truth, here is what i felt and what broke me. Read More

Reads: 649

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Veterans House

Algiers, Algeria. I asked him how a country could have a city named the same thing as the country, but he ignored me. He was smoking an ugly smelling foreign cigarette and wearing a pair of pants that were bloused into shiny black combat boots. Paratrooper boots. Read More

Featured Review by BooksieGuy

"Cool story and audio. I'm going to feature it on the homepage." Read More

Reads: 195

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Veterans House

Combat veteran comes home, but something doesn't come back with him...and yet something new does. Read More

Reads: 1166

Comments: 9

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Bobby hears noises from an empty room, sees shadow creatures that cannot exist. Is it PTSD or has something come for him? Read More

Featured Review by L.E. Belle

"This story is very lovely, so haunting and surreal. My grandfather was a World War II fighter pilot, but my father said he would not talk about ..." Read More

A short story, my first attempt at writing a first person character. Read More

Tags: war, wife, letter, ptsd, darla

The war that never ends. Inspired by 'Chickenhawk', Robert Mason (1984); image by Steve on Unsplash - (520 words). Read More

Tags: vietnam, ptsd

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"I guess it all comes down to what memories are haunting at a particular time...a lot of content for such a short story." Read More

Reads: 159

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Nick was the most optimistic person you've ever met - until his world was turned upside-down when he was robbed at gunpoint. Read More
Following the aftermath of the United Strikers, Draco Bolon,multi-millionaire vigilante that has been protecting the world from superhumans for years has finally formed a task-force of superheroes,The United Strikers to defend the world. However,Draco was not the hero many thought him to be.A past that Draco was been trying to… Read More
William and Patrick fought in the trenches of World War I. During their years of suffering, they found comfort and love in each other's arms. But when they returned to their homes in the English countryside, they knew their love was a sin and the two cut ties. A decade… Read More

Poem / War and Military

April 26, 2019

Reads: 167

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

About a fictional character and his PTSD from time in the war. Read More
Bravery comes in many shapes and forms. Read More

Poem / Romance

March 26, 2019

Reads: 182

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: desire, trauma, ptsd

I am a police officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. I witnessed several tragedies in the course of my career. I love what I do, I want to think I do make a difference in someone's life. But sometimes, I forget that I'm only human and that this job… Read More
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
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

Reads: 192

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

Reads: 193

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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: 738

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

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
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