TOPIC: Living with someone with PTSD

It’s like walking on eggshells. Anything can set them off, trigger anger, defensiveness and withdrawal. You never know what kind of person you’re going to be living with from one day to the next. Old routines become new terrors. A life that was once normal becomes unpredictable. The stress on relationships and families can be intense.

They’re angry.  They’re defensive.  They’re withdrawn - Chris Hamilton, son

 

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National Center for PTSD