/r/CPTSD/

r/CPTSD

264k members
r/CPTSD is a subreddit with 264k members discussing topics like Trauma and Family. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is huge in size, and has crazy activity.
Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is rarely discussed in public forums, even though healthy connection to others is an integral part of healing. This is a peer support community for those who have undergone prolonged trauma and came out the other side alive and kicking, but with wounds that need tending. This is also a place for friends and family of the victims to come for support.

Popular Topics in r/CPTSD

#1

Trauma

: "Trauma is an illness that is plaguing humanity. Me and You chose to fight back against it."
32 posts
#2

Family

: "Does Anyone have a Family that pretends nothing happened/everything is fine after an argument conflict?"
10 posts
#3

Therapy

: "My Therapist (cptsd expert) says there is no such thing as Toxic shame and low self esteem, after I explained her my entire childhood, and I should stop reading books about it."
9 posts
#4

Cptsd

: "I’m a man recently diagnosed with Cptsd, this is my shameful story :("
7 posts
#5

Parenting

7 posts
#6

Abuse

: "I’ll never know if my dad wanted me to be his wife"
6 posts
#7

Sadness

5 posts
#8

Childhood Trauma

: "“No one is coming to save or rescue you.” Is supposed to be a motivational quote to get you up and helping yourself. But to Childhood Trauma survivors, it’s a reminder of the moment we realized as kids that abuse was our only reality and it wasn’t changing. Because there would be no save or rescue."
5 posts
#9

Cptsd

4 posts
#10

Shame

: "Does anyone else feel Shame from new age spiritual beliefs?"
4 posts

Popular Themes in r/CPTSD

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Has anyone else been severely fatigued even since childhood?"
47 posts
#2
Money Talk
: "Healing seems to hinge on having money. To have money you need to conform and join the rat race. How do you heal in the US if you are poor, alone, homeless, and unable to work?"
1 post

Member Growth in r/CPTSD

Daily
+-136 members(-0.1%)
Monthly
+5k members(1.9%)
Yearly
+59k members(28.7%)

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