Survivors with PTSD may feel distant from others and feel numb.
They may have less interest in social or sexual activities.
A circular pattern can develop that may sometimes harm relationships.
In the first weeks and months following a trauma, survivors may feel angry, detached, tense or worried in their relationships.
When you’re out with a new guy, anytime he talks about a female friend, or runs into a woman he knows, you look for signs that there is chemistry or a past there.
You think every woman is a threat, even if the guy insists she isn’too possessive, you could be left a little turned around.
Some relationships can leave us pretty messed up, either from ongoing abuse, or a one-time incident like infidelity.
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