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Coping with complex PTSD in the pandemic

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Slowing down Means you’re back in my head again Means you are controlling my moves again Means I am not safe again Means I am confused again Means it all comes back again Means I struggle again Means I am angry again Means I can’t stop again Means I fear again Means I am lost again Means why me again Means I have to be strong again Means I got through this before again Means I can do this I know I can again It just means again.

The above poem was written in the small hours of the first week of Lockdown. During that time, my sleep had been almost non-existent.

Poor sleep is one of my least favourite symptoms of cPTSD. The PTSD part of my condition brings with it flashbacks and nightmares.

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