E. My issues are PTSD, body memories, suicidal thoughts, being in parts. They’re not the group and what people there think of me.
Ron. Your problems are reflected in your relationships, and group is a way of working that out.
Oh. This is why Ron thinks I should be in group, even though it’s not focusing on what to do about my issues. Half the time in a session, I feel like we’re wasting time going on about the group. I know relationships are important. But I don’t really have any. Well, I have some, but they’re not major. I have some friends. A son, but we’re not close. A FOO, and ditto.
I am learning how to say my feelings I suppose. And how to piss people off. No, wait, I knew that already. It’s just becoming more evident that I do that quite a bit.
I would like to have someone close to me….but how will I find that person? Especially at fifty. With big issues. I never did have looks to attract – at least I’m not desperately missing what I never had.
If I did find that person, presumably I’d be better at ‘relating’. Who knows.
Just wondering – do your issues, PTSD or otherwise, affect your relationships a lot?