has anyone ever had to go through a period of their life of great trauma where you had absolutely no support?

system? whether it be mental illness or other psychological problems.... how did you get through this time without a support system? im addressing those to only this situation applies. if your the golden boy and have lots of friends and have had an easy time of things please dont bother to reply, this question was not meant for you. thanks

Asked By: ∫e mousquetaire XVI - 8/17/2007
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Yes. Especially when I was younger, when I was a child and then later on as a teenager. My father was just a violent psycho that way, and my family couldn't get rid of him... More
Answered By: Bradley P - 8/17/2007
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I found proffessional help and even some support with people i really didn't consider friends ... then I got myself out of it enough to make new friends, forced myself to get out and have fun and was much happier ... I have more friends now than I ever did in any rough spots and know they are there for me should i... More
Answered By: peoplehi5 - 8/17/2007
I moved to Denver and only had phone contact with my family during major marriage conflicts and emotional distress after my daughter was born. But I've always had someone I could call... More
Answered By: Amy - 8/17/2007
Yes, I am going through it right now. Mom and dad are dying, extreme financial problems, personal illness, working two jobs (which makes me tired all the time), and, to add insult to injury, I am having marital problems. I am going through all of this without a support system because the support system that I have in... More
Answered By: jy10533 - 8/17/2007
Seek out a support group, open up to trusted friends, find a therapist that's a good fit. People get thru trauma in isolation. That's not the issue. It's thriving afterwards for the rest of your life that is... More
Answered By: stacia - 8/17/2007
yes. I have bipolar disorder with social anxiety and borderline personality traits. I have had some support over the years for this but not much. The only real support I got was from my mom and that was only over the phone. Haven't lived with her since I was 14. 4 months ago, my spouse commited suicide. I had literally... More
Answered By: J C - 8/17/2007
yes... More
Answered By: bin there dun that - 8/17/2007
absolutely, I went through a devastating divorce and my entire family abandoned me for and to support who would become my ex husband. It was no oridinary divorce as he set out to destroy me and he did. I went through 1 year of hell of going to jail as my husband accused me of horrific things. I went to jail he forged... More
Answered By: freed1one - 8/17/2007
oh yeah, i remember that time.. horrible. i got a psychologist to help me. and it turns out, i needed medication to help me.. and I'm normal again.
Answered By: ♥Miss Krieger♥ - 8/17/2007
Yes i have and i still am. It is really frustrating because you seem to expect that someday you will get support from someone and someoen will hold your hand and take you out of this mess. But then you realise none ever will and you have to do it on your own.
Answered By: Dawn - 8/17/2007
When I started nursing school my husband of 22 years left me and my 2 kids with no money no food, nothing. I got so depressed I gave away all my personal possessions even my clothes. (later found out this was an act that happens before someone commits suicide) My children and I moved in with my mom who is extremely bi-... More
Answered By: donna m - 8/17/2007
i turned to God. it was in this time in my life that i found a new understanding of faith. to know me today you would never guess that i had been through such a difficult time in my life or that i was ever so isolated and alone.
Answered By: adelaide - 8/17/2007
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