Post by MidnightMagic on Nov 17, 2015 18:54:33 GMT
ive made a video about PTSD Awareness and how it affects our veterans and currently serving armed forces,,,,, i made this because i left the army 22 years ago and still,, to this day,, i cannot talk about what happened or the time i served so instead i made this video (at 1st to help myself) but now i want to use this to help others like me and their family members. my hope is to give people a small insight to what we face every day and to help others understand PTSD. i know this is a sad subject but i want to also ask for your help. the more people that like and share this video the more chance we have of getting it to the people that need to see it,,,,
regardless if anyone shares this video or not i want to thank you all for reading this post it means alot ty for your time.
Click the link under my avatar to see the video VIEWERS DISCRECTION ADVISED
powerful stuff, PTSD is no joke, especially for war veterans, the things they are put through really change a person, some can heal from it, others are left with mental wounds for the rest of their life and more often than not the older the person gets the worse it becomes, becuase the walls built to block those traumatic memories break down. Seeing the new trailer for battlefield really saddens me, because the glorifying of war is ripe in it, I mean the people who served in world war one were not having a good time, it wasn't fun and they were fighting for something they truly believed in, these shooter games love to make us forget just how traumatic those times were, all that matters is fancy weapons, explosions and killstreaks. No lessons learned.
I got out of the Air Force in 1987 right before we entered into Desert Storm and Desert Shield. I was a lucky, lucky bastard who never had to fight for my life or take another life. I never spent a single day wondering if I was going to be killed. I've never had to see PTSD through my own eyes. It hurts bad enough seeing it in the eyes of friends who weren't as lucky as I. Seeing how their experiences have broken them; traumatic brain injuries, migraines, hallucinations, audio and visual hypersensitivity. My friend was twice the man I was. Now he's a shadow of himself and a barely recognizable shell of who he was.
I'm have empathy. I'm an intelligent and reasonable person so I understand what PTSD is, but I honestly have no clue what it's like to live with it like you all do.
I hope that you find peace brothers and sisters, wherever you can...