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This is not a question regarding a child. It is for myself. I have thought processes of past emotional abuse that I cannot control. I have had a difficult life and do not know how to cope. I have been seeing Dr's for at least 15 years. Medication only makes me feel foggy and am unable to keep a job. I feel very ill, and don't go out of the house much. Getting worse with age. I am now 52. I just want to live life. These thoughts are brought on by things that happen in my home or on TV or just when ever something reminds me of upsetting memories. I have been weaning myself off Klonopin and Prozac. Thought it might help. So I am a little emotional right now. Nonetheless, this happens to me and some times it is dibilitating. Take to bed. I am not depressed, I want to be happy and feel good and do things. I think I could be in a fight or flight response every day all day. This has been going on WAY too long. I really need help, but nothing seems to have an "all around" good effect. (One med. makes another part of me feel bad, while maybe helping SOME in one area.)
Kate-This is what I really already knew, and is right on. I guess I just needed another confirmation. But, yes this is helpful. I was hoping maybe it was something else...simpler. Pills just aren't going to help this. I will try some more self help books. Trying so hard to get off these meds so I can be NORMAL. I feel very sick. But I will be seeing my Neuro. hopefully this week. Thank you:) If I may ask, is there somewhere I may go to get help and stay?