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#676 LittleJulie

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 05:41 PM

I can only think of a few. I'm working on my healing so I thought I would post and share what my triggers are.

*The middle room in a hallway
*Dark hallways
*The old roll-top desks
*Gun cabinets
*Twin size beds
*Hearing about other children being abused

#677 flutefairy

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 10:51 PM

any sexual talk...or slang.....

r*pe scenes.....or s*x scenes.....

the words: "retarded, abnormal, freak"

people telling me that im lying. even if its about something stupid.

oh goodness i could be here for a week if i write anymore

adding to myself.

family guy.
being grabbed from behind.

fat men. (most were fat) :(


someone grabbing my wrist

any sexual talk at all

human sexuality and being a woman

(im getting worse :tear:

#678 Pixxi

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 11:50 PM

Great idea, Only recently was I able to write these down so I thought I'd share. Sorry for there being so many. :blush:

Red hair
Red face
Crossed eyes
The smell of beer
Frosties (The cereal)
Ball pits
Being tickled
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
Drunken shouting or arguing
Beams on a ceiling
Being under a blanket and having someone put their hand under it.
Goodnight kisses
Low fires
When there's no lock on a bathroom door
Play fighting
Losing time
The word 'd*ck'
Nightdresses with cartoons or logos on them
Certain episodes of The Simpsons
The smell of urine
Being kissed on the forehead
The colour orange
His name
Waking suddenly
Being tied up
Sink basins filled with water
People thinking I'm ignoring them
Waking up naked and not having remembered taking off my clothes
Sudden pain

#679 yarnfoolishness

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 01:11 PM

Great thread. Here goes:

being tickled
anything loud - noises, voices, music...
anyone behind me
anything/anyone touching my neck
being awakened by touch
being touched in the dark
the sound of heavy breathing in the dark
agressive criticism or anger
any obstacle (particularly a person) between me and the exit
crowded places
people standing too close
anything over my face or too close to my face
anything over my mouth
certain smells
anyone touching/holding my wrist(s) (even children)
anyone within reach raising a hand for any reason
violent shows or movies
sexual shows or movies
sexual talk
public sexual behavior
a particular person's name
certain cars (a particular make/model/color)

#680 charlieann160195

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 03:52 PM

some of my triggers;

-waking up laying on my back

-men in caps

-certain guys aftershave

-anyone trying to hug me

-wearing button up shirts/blouses


-standing in cues near men

-TV/movie scenes of R

#681 paperheart

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Posted 10 June 2012 - 05:10 PM

*Anyone touching me (without fair warning)
*people standing too close
*the smell of diesel fuel
*open doors or windows at night
*yellow motorbikes

Phew! That's quite a list there are others but I can't post more right now. Take care all

#682 Glitter

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Posted 12 June 2012 - 12:44 AM


Strong cologne
ra*e scenes, sex scenes, college boy humor, coming of age stories
Young girls wearing too much make up and high heels
Ridiculously rich people showing off on reality shows
Rock stars, Politicians,professional athletes, movie stars
Butt grabs or smacks
The smell of whiskey
Sunset Blvd
car wash places
Riding in the passenger seat

dot dot dot....

#683 lifesadream

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 01:58 AM

-Pecan Sandies
-Care Bears 2
-Little blonde girls with their fathers (especially if he's kind of biker-ish)
-The song "Take My Breath Away"
-People being behind me
-People looking at me, or being in the same room as me, when I'm trying to go to sleep
-My grandpa
-Children (I hyperventilate, or have to really try to play it cool)
-The smell of charcoal grills
-Being cold (ESPECIALLY while naked)

#684 Eveyl

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 01:25 PM

- handsome guys
- guys who work out
- every man actually
- every kind of touching ( especially grabbing wrist or neck)
- hugs
- dark blue sheets
- white plastic bags
- minority report the movie
- dirty dancing music
- red cars
- motocycles
- rabbits
- key noises
- ravioli pastas
- male talking to me
- my period
- male trying to flirt with me
- trains
- big mirrors
- sexual content in movies/conversation
- his name
- some dark grey sofa
- buddha statues
- sink
- doing the dishes
- ringbell
- cigarette smoke
- Some kind of tatoos
- candies
- some radio station
- some yoga poses like lying on the back doing yogi breathnwith eyes closed
- green balls or balloons
- gun ( even in photo, movie or in policeman pocket)
- me... ( looking at me on the mirror)
- the word "princess"

#685 daylily

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Posted 15 June 2012 - 10:36 PM

  • Football
  • green and yellow jerseys
  • mangos
  • talking or thinking about fisting
  • people who are taller than me (esp males)
  • people who are broader/look stronger or heavier than me (esp males)
  • gmail chat
  • blue carpets
  • printed pictures
  • long straight hair on girls
  • messy black liner on girls (just on top lid)
  • the places THEY call home
  • being quizzed on song names, dates in history or names
  • anything about football
  • tongues (seeing them)
  • beards
  • someone saying 'mine' to me
  • specific types of slang
  • did I mention football
  • and football. anything about it, watching it, people yelling about it, ANYTHING to do with.... how it works. (i cant even write out the stuff. makes me nauseous.)
  • images of r*pe, ab*se, indifference to people's personal boundaries
  • degrading jokes
  • the term "p*ssy with life support"

and football. god I hate it so much.

#686 guilty79

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 04:02 PM

the smell of achool an cigrets when i am kissing a guy and blond hair and blue eyes on a man

#687 soulflower

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 12:40 AM

My triggers...animal abuse commercials
A child crying
Mean or bossy women
Hinton, wv
Camping (I'm trying very hard to get over this one)
People who can't or won't face reality
Robert de Niro
Bill oreilly
The band ELO

#688 PhoenixxRising

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 08:17 AM


#689 momtario

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 06:14 AM

Muffled voices.
People standing in front of a window or doorway so bright that you can't see their faces.
Other things that are less strange, too... these are just the 2 that I don't understand.

#690 ralackey

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 02:12 PM

Thank you for posting what triggers you.
Mine are Hands on my shoulders
being tickled( this is extremely painful physically to me)
The smell of cigarretts
Anyone using the "F" word
Rape scenes in movies. I'll turn it off immediately
risk of possible relationship with a man.
hearing the word "Babe"
I have lots others but it's triggering me to even think of them.
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