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5 Dating Tips When You and Your Partner Both Live With PTSD

When my ex-husband and I split up after over a decade together, I wasn’t sure I would ever have the courage to enter another romantic relationship. I assumed my trauma history and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) diagnosis gave me too much baggage for anyone to actually love me. But, as it turns out, I was very wrong. Unlike most of my past relationships, however, this one is very different because we both live with a history of trauma.

While our shared experiences and understanding of trauma help my significant other and I connect in a way I’ve never connected with anyone before, it has also created some unique moments that we’ve had to learn to navigate as we go. Because of these challenging moments, I’ve learned several

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