By cuz803 - 7/9/2021 17:01

Traumatic

Today, despite working out and training in combat sports routinely as a lifestyle, I continue to have nightmares of those who bullied me in middle school in the past. These people can no longer torture me in real life, but still can in my dreams. FML
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By  TwoBytesCarley  |  20

Sounds like you need to see a professional therapist, preferably one who deals with healing trauma (EMDR, CBT, CPT). Trauma physically changes the brain and a professional can help repair it. If you’re feeling like this has been hounding you, disrupting your sleep and/or impacting decisions you make today, those are all initial symptoms of trauma. Get help now, ignoring it only makes it worse in the long run.

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By  TwoBytesCarley  |  20

Sounds like you need to see a professional therapist, preferably one who deals with healing trauma (EMDR, CBT, CPT). Trauma physically changes the brain and a professional can help repair it. If you’re feeling like this has been hounding you, disrupting your sleep and/or impacting decisions you make today, those are all initial symptoms of trauma. Get help now, ignoring it only makes it worse in the long run.

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  Plop  |  14

Actually, what OP describes sounds an awful lot like full-blown PTSD. Regardless, yes, OP needs to find himself a good shrink, assuming he hasn't already.

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  ChipBoundary  |  9

CBT and CPT are utter bullshit and any credible therapist will tell you that. As someone that went through exactly what they did and probably worse, it sounds like they just need to learn to let go. I'm willing to bet this person doesn't let go of anything at all.

By  Jonkbaby  |  21

I would seek out a professional to help you through this, it sounds like this part of your soul wants to be healed and you deserve that healing, friend