quotes about ptsd
'Trauma shatters your most basic assumptions about yourself and your world -- "Life is good," "I'm safe," "People are kind," "I can trust others," "The future is likely to be good" -- and replaces them with feelings like "The world is dangerous," "I can't win," "I can't trust other people..."' - Mark Goulston, from 'Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Dummies'
Hera pauses and takes a deep breath, as if she's trying not to cry. "I should be over it," she says, "but I'm not. It still haunts me every day." "No, Hera." I say, "You shouldn't be over it. This isn't something you simply 'get over'. It stays with you. And I'm about to find that out for myself."