Is it possible that we can suffer PTSD after being bullied for a decade? Or more, or less… however long the bullying lasts the effects last a lot longer. I’m sure I suffer with PTSD as a result of being constantly bullied every day for many years. I’m sure I ended up in abusive relationships […]
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My PTSD from bullying comes from not being allowed to report it or stand up for myself. Fearing for my life I accepted the blame for my bullies’ behaviour, and let them force me to be “normal”.
I did end up in toxic “friendships” as a result, because I needed a friend desperately. Feel free to check out my entry “When Your Male Friend Won’t Take No For An Answer” for more in-depth info.
I feel your pain! Because most PTSD does come from not being allowed to defend yourself. It’s where mine came from too. Know that you’re not alone and you have a friend.
And I’ll definitely read that entry! Thank you for opening up to me! <3
Thank you so much, Maddie. This means a lot. 💞
And please accept my sincerest apologies for not seeing this comment much sooner. WP has been sending a lot of legitimate comments to my spam folder lately and I didn’t think to check it. I’m truly sorry.