September 13th, 2011


My tweets

  • Tue, 00:02: RT @GeorgeTakei: Supah Ninjas begins airing in the UK today. It's great to help inspire another generation's imagination! ...
  • Tue, 00:02: RT @alumiere: YA publishers would rather see liars and cheaters than polys, queers, POC, PWD, etc. This is FUCKED UP RT @relsqui #YesGayYA
  • Tue, 00:03: RT @alumiere: Writers, give publishing SO MANY GOOD MANUSCRIPTS w/ LGBT, minorities, disabled, etc. that they HAVE to publish them! Writ ...
  • Tue, 00:04: RT @alumiere: Me too. RT @racheline_m When I was a kid there were never people like me in stories I had access to. #YESGayYA
  • Tue, 00:04: RT @alumiere: YA authors asked by agent to make their gay characters straight; authors say, "Yeah, no": RT @scalzi # ...
  • Tue, 00:04: RT @racheline_m: I'm 38; experiencing media that contains people like me can still make me cry, it's still so new. Today's teens deserve ...
  • Tue, 00:04: Linketty natalief is being linketty again!
  • Tue, 00:07: I agree: RT @regularjen: Systems like NHS and TV licensing/BBC funding aren't perfect, but I wouldn't want to live in a Britain without them
  • Tue, 00:07: LOL! ;-p @sbisson: "Have seen sunlight today. Didn't burst into flame, so self-diagnosis of vampire was obviously false.”

My PTSD will be the (mental?) death of me one day

Not sure why I apologise because I just feel even more upset when it is not acknowledged.

So, I apologised for saying that their affect/behaviour triggered me into feeling that they were being angry/aggro once I calmed down and realised that I was just being reminded of someone else (many people, actually) that *had* been angry/aggro when behaving in that way.

So, I need a way to not be triggered by someone's affect if it reminds me of so many other people's affects / behaviour when I was feeling scared and threatened because they were angry with me back in the past.

Oh, wait, there is no way to stop being triggered. It is subconscious. There is nothing I can do about it but apologise once I realise what has happened, except that my apologies being ignored and the whole "I am not speaking to you!" feeling is triggering all over again.

Way to go my broken mind. Way to go.

ETA: I do wonder why it is only a few specific people that trigger me so reliably in this way. Is it because they all share this unusual affect? Is it because they are people close to me or people that I hope like me? I just have no idea, despite a *lot* of therapy and reading.

cross-posted to a community else-LJ