A Tearful Sunday

There is no manual in the world that could prepare you for the day when you hear that your ex got married. And while there may be several Reddit discussion threads about the topic, I doubt that there is a clinician’s list of prescribed steps to take in order to manage the emotional rollercoaster that…

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The Paradoxical Joy of Meeting Someone with PTSD

Hello Live Out Louders, I have not blogged for a little over two months, and for that, I truly apologize. I started my blog with the intention of publishing fulfilling content each week, without realizing that my mental illness might say “LOL” and remind me that sometimes, that is not always possible. Unfortunately, PTSD often…

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8 Things NOT To Say To Someone With PTSD

Hello, My Beautiful Readers! After being diagnosed with PTSD, depression and anxiety post-terrorist attack, I have received many interesting questions/statements—most of them which result in an internal side-eye from me 😒 Unfortunately, due to mental health having such a negative stigma in our society, we frequently fail to learn appropriate ways to communicate with those who…

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