So I ended a relationship with this guy because I was so stressed I didn't want to leave my house. After it ended we ended up talking again and when I first saw him I started panicking and couldn't breath. I asked to meet up so I could fix things and he started acting like he was when we were together, telling me what to do, telling me to quit my job (he tried getting me to quit when we were dating because it meant he saw me less), telling me I needed to do things etc. I decided to not see him again because he made me feel like I was a horrible person and that only he looked past it and that everyone else hated me. He got mad when I said I couldn't see him and it scared me to say no. Now I started dating this new guy and he doesn't make me feel like I'm a horrible person but I keep getting random flashbacks to my ex and I feel so sick, I keep remembering things he said and did and it makes me want to vomit. Its been happening a few times a day but it keeps getting worse. I don't want to go out places because I'm scared he will see me.
I feel like I'm going insane.
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a violent relationship can give you ptsd, though what you described sounds a lot more like anxiety or depression (possibly both).
i suffered the same flashbacks, etc. as you post-breakup, but i do not have ptsd. i was, however, diagnosed with an anxiety disorder after leaving a relationship with a guy who sexually assaulted me. i'm on meds now and doing much better; talk to your doctor about your issues, and s/he may also be able to recommend a good therapist who deals in your issue specifically.0