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#500172 - 07/20/16 10:27 AM Trouble un-twisting the truth
iaccus Offline

Registered: 12/05/14
Posts: 746
Loc: Idaho
I have recently brought up some unpleasantness (understatement) of my time in Saudi with my therapist in session. I wont go into detail, you know the deal. I now see that part of my trauma is from this experience and part of my hallucinations revolve around this experience. Although I would still say that the vast majority of my issues are from the CSA. I have sought out other forums or even chats about this and have found very few, if any real communities like MS, about military trauma. I wanted to ask if anyone here has any suggestions.

Bringing up that topic here feels awkward and inappropriate.

Edited by iaccus (11/03/17 11:36 PM)

#500248 - 07/22/16 05:44 PM Re: Trouble un-twisting the truth [Re: iaccus]
Sterling Offline

Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 2208
Loc: Winnipeg, Manitoba,Canada
I am sorry iaccus , you having been thru a lot.
I googled - I wasn't sure what you found thru the internet.
I don't want to be negative .
This is what I found.
I hope it isn't triggering.
God Bless you!
Enduring abuse from different eras and places ; I could only
imagine be very traumatic .
Anyway, I hope you treat yourself with much compassion.
I hope this isn't overwhelming.

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#500254 - 07/22/16 10:13 PM Re: Trouble un-twisting the truth [Re: iaccus]
iaccus Offline

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Thank you Sterling, I will look into those!

#506779 - 02/20/17 11:23 PM Re: Trouble un-twisting the truth [Re: iaccus]
MojaveMike Offline

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Protect Our Defenders has a discussion forum but nobody ever posts there.
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