Top 10 Things Your Combat Vet Wants You To Know

Top 10 Things Your Combat Vet Wants You To Know

1. He is addicted to war 2. Living for you is harder than dieing for you. 3. “The training kicks in” even once their home. 4. He is afraid to get attached to anyone, they get killed. 5. He knows the military exists for a reason and can feel moments of profound guilt, shame, and self-hatred. 6. He’s had to cultivate explosive anger in order to survive in combat. 7. He may have been only nineteen when he first had to make a life and death decision for someone else 8. He may believe that he’s the only one who feels this way 9. He doesn’t understand that everyone else would react differently too. 10. When you don’t understand, he needs you to give him the benefit of the doubt. Read... read more
PTSD – Too many came back with this!

PTSD – Too many came back with this!

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) meant very little to me until my son came back from war! I engaged the enemy in numerous gun battles. I was close to someone that was killed or injured. Fear and death was all around me, the military even had me plan for my own death I am numb inside… When I returned home, did you really expect me to pick up my life where I left off? It Isn’t about what’s wrong with you, it’s about what’s happened to you. Want more... read more