Topic: relationships

I Went On The Perfect Date With A Man Who Wasn’t There: On Dating With PTSD

I Went On The Perfect Date With A Man Who Wasn’t There: On Dating With PTSD

You know that incalculably uncomfortable feeling of when somebody begins to rub your shoulders who shouldn’t be? If not, good! If so, imagine that feeling occurring whenever anybody tries to touch you in a romantic or sexual way — even people you are attracted to, even people you want to sleep with, even people you have slept with before. That is how the last two months have felt for me.

As some of you may know, since I’m rather open about it, I have post-traumatic stress disorder. This affects my love life quite a bit. More »