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#346 six

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 10:17 PM

Anytime a middle eastern male talks to me, approaches me, looks at me, or even messages me online it just makes me relive things.. I can't listen to rap music without reliving it, since they listened to it.. I can't bare talking about high school, if anyone asks me about high school, I relive it..

#347 six

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 10:27 PM

* Suggestions of group sex

That's a big trigger for me too. Ugh.

me too..

#348 daisygirl

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Posted 22 November 2007 - 11:36 PM

this was a great idea! I have pretty standard triggers but i think the worst ones are:

*black interiors in cars* (any model/make)
*having somebody hold my hands above my head or behind my back*
*guys giving me compliments*
*pet names like swtie and hunni (only by ppl who i am not comfortable with)*

im sure there are others that im just not remembering right now

thanks for listenin

#349 amanda

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Posted 24 November 2007 - 02:46 PM

I have a lot similar to others but I will post some of my more unusual ones....

young sisters
baby talk
cold wet fabric
star trek
phlegm or any kind of oral secretion, spit etc
brushing my teeth
people with rotten front teeth
french kissing
any man that i know is mentally ill or at least appears to be so
being in groups of mentally ill people (men or women) or some kind of support group
the words diary or journal
being locked out or locked in somewhere
being told my intentions (like you meant to do that)
having breasts, body hair esp when mentioned by a man
laying down or sleeping in front of other people
city limit signs
certain colors, like seafoam green/blue
talk of the supernatural, ghosts, magic, satan (if meant seriously - harry potter and casper are fine)
The older elvis look, sideburns and dark hair
being asked to be seductive
directional lights like spotlights
jewelry except stud earrings
people who talk in circles or convoluted
cotton plants
water at times
the suggestion that I have sex
laying on my stomach
Chuck Berry's My-Ding-A-Ling song

Half of those I have no idea why they set me off. Some I can guess but I dont remember.

#350 Just_Another_Dreamer

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 04:59 PM

The scent/feeling of having vaginal discharge.
anyone touching any part of my legs.
anyone making sudden movements in my direction.
I think those were all fairly normal.
Oh wait.
The scent of chlorine,
thinking of manmouth university,which includes seeing the film annie,
seeing a copy of Moment (a jewish magazine)
Teenage emo hispanics.
Anyone naked.

#351 PurposeByDesign

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Posted 09 December 2007 - 07:55 PM

I'm sad to say, sometimes I get triggered by young girls, probably because I envy their innocence

Me too..:(...and i think cuz i worry abt them too..
-- really dark black men esp. with square shaped heads
-- Any conversation on swimming in general
-- Swimming pools
-- Ikoyi Club (where I took lessons)
-- One particular girl (I fear it happened to her too cuz think he gave her lessons too)
-- Light blue and/or black swimming shorts (men's)
-- For a while but not so much now...guys (incl. my male friends) holding me against them with their hands around my waist.
-- Fingers especially mens
-- Men with long fingernails...or not cut short of any length.
-- Books, Films, anythng on sexual assault of any kind especially child abuse.
-- my 'die' days
-- Memories.
-- Conversations with friends telling me about their what they get up to in their relationships.
-- I just found this out with my ex (which makes sense as he's my first proper boyfriend)... bare hand on my stomach region...i dont know rili know why...have i suppressed some memories?? i can't take nemore id rather die than know for sure :down:

Edited by UnsnatchableTreasure, 10 December 2007 - 06:57 AM.

#352 layelah

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Posted 30 December 2007 - 12:00 AM

Wow, some of these have made me realize more of my own. Like earlier when someone said little girls. Living in NYC I pass like 4 trillion people a day (give or take a couple trillion) and there have been times when I've seen little girls and suddenly gotten some weird feeling (not too good at identifying my own feelings some times) but now I think it's the innocence I envy or admire...

also hands on my stomach area
hands (only certain types)
when people say things like "it's okay, we're all girls" as an excuse for being open about sexual things
elastic straps or bands of clothes

#353 megan123

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Posted 30 December 2007 - 01:26 AM

some of mine that trigger me are weird :
-those yellow security jackets,
-any sex scenes on tv/ movies,
-anyone touching my throat
-holding my arms down (hugs sometimes too)
-smell of alcohol
-very tall men
-people playing with my hair
-any men close to me
-friends talking bout sex and their relationships

there are so many now that i think of it :(

Edited by megan123, 30 December 2007 - 01:29 AM.

#354 Ayanna

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 01:01 PM

Listening to Me And A Gun on CD

What makes that wierd is the fact that I can sing that song myself as much as I want and never be triggered by it. But listening to it on CD gets me every single time.

I find that a little freaky, personally.


#355 Phoenix

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 02:20 PM

I have a few odd ones
-hands near my head
- fleece blankets
- sweatpants
- basement of where i used to live
- people looking over my shoulder when i'm on the computer
- certain body sprays
- people toucing my stomach
- grabbing my wrists
- the back parking lot of the library

#356 June

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 02:34 PM

- people touching me (anywhere, no difference)
- socks when I find them into xmas gifts (I know, it's too stupid, but it reminds me of the start of the thing)
- Indian people
- some teen books
- anything related to engagement and marriage (rings, white dresses, even the words 'marriage' and 'wedding') - MAJOR TRIGGER

Edited by Airmid, 02 January 2008 - 07:54 AM.

#357 Josephine

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 08:14 PM

If you watched Six Feet Under, the scene where Nate is burying his wife (the Lili Taylor character) in the desert

Being interrupted, esp. by men, esp. esp. older men

Refrigerators left out in the street, in the trash (when I was little, there were public safety commercials about how that was dangerous to do because kids could get trapped in them and die)

Horror movies, esp. one that I'm too scared to write out

Getting presents I don't want and having to fake that I like them

#358 jessicaelaine

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Posted 02 January 2008 - 11:14 PM

so, i'm happy to hear i'm not the only one with these strange things.

the weirdest i guess for me are practice drum pads and marching band uniforms.

#359 halo

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 12:33 AM

Someone touching my waist. Triggers me more than anything else.

#360 cbitto

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Posted 04 January 2008 - 12:39 AM

*brown dress shoes
*that certain smell
*absolute anything (the vodka)
*The song "Friend of mine" by Eve 6 ("rape is a word with a face" specifically)
*certain Sydney, Aus accents

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