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      Wannaletgo
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      Or rather, I was here when I first left my ex. After finding it super helpful and moving away, starting again, having a bit of a breakdown and being diagnosed with PTSD, I kinda thought I was all good. However, we are nearing the anniversary and again, I’m struggling. I thought that after a few years, the anniversary wouldn’t be so bad…?

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      KIP.
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      Hey there, have you received counselling? It took me several years to work through the triggers and even now I’m caught out with a smell of aftershave or heavy footsteps but I’ve learned coping techniques and ways to move past these triggers quickly. I was decades with my abuser so I guess it’s decades of programming that needs rebooted time and time again. Be very patient and kind to yourself. The Body Keeps The Score is a good book about trauma.

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