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It’s So Cool to Watch…

…someone love themselves enough to start setting healthy boundaries. If we can’t celebrate others’ success, then what are we doing, after all? celebrate otherscheer others onliving with PTSDlove yourselfmanaging PTSDrelationships are hardrelationships with PTSDsetting healthy boundariesworking with PTSD

Testing Out “For Better or For Worse”

I’ve never been married. The closest I got ended in a relationship nuclear explosion, so my prior experience with long-term was not a great one. Worse definitely went worst. In the relationship I’m in now we have definitely been testing out “for worse” in our circumstances. Me having PTSD, him rebuilding his life after loss,…

Girlfriend of the Year

I am snowed with work obligations right now. I am struggling a bit to keep up and complete tasks successfully. My boyfriend called me this morning to ask how I felt about him heading off on a snowboard trip in two hours. I cheerfully sent him off for several days to play while I trudged…

That Is My Fault

Relationships with PTSD are hard, and not the least because PTSD isn’t a constant, it’s a changing condition. For me it got worse before it got better, but that’s the overall picture. I can go weeks without severe symptoms, or I can’t go two days without severe symptoms. And I never really know which it…