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PTSD Irritability


One of my greatest struggles is with irritability. Like an avalanche, once it starts it’s best to make way and wait for it to pass. With irritability comes anger. One thing can set someone off. In that moment almost nothing can easily change the emotion. While attending a therapy session I had to fill out a questionnaire - you know, the one where you color a circle on a scale of one to five, “how does this make you feel?”

Well afterwards, the issue was realized. Once an issue is admitted therapists become drug dealers. They have access to every drug on the market. I can totally see how this could be a field day for an addict. But if you are like me you don't like being medicated. You would rather fight this sober than be a numb, high zombie. There are so many ways to cope but here are some of my favorite