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Anybody else have weird triggers?

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#796 Woosje

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Posted 15 March 2014 - 09:25 AM

I have a really, really weird one: crabs. shy.gif 

#797 Thundere

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 04:52 PM

Here's some of mine:


Dark places,

Approaching and/or departing footsteps


(my) hand supporting my face (feelings of being strangled)

Taking baths/showers

Edited by Thundere, 17 March 2014 - 04:52 PM.

#798 kaylack

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 07:15 PM

Some of mine are:


anything around my neck

dark places

fire alarms, other harsh noises

public restrooms

pretty much any physical contact

#799 lupa42

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 05:12 PM

His last name

bf flirting with other people

being turned down for sex by bf for any reason

feeling cornered during an argument with anyone

anything that seems like a person might not be telling the truth

anyone belittling/downplaying rape or rape victims, especially rape in a relationship

talking about open relationships



#800 Salemkitty

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Posted 25 March 2014 - 06:52 PM

Jurassic Park one and two. The bathroom fan. City inspections and landlords. Pressure. People telling me what I should do or what I have to do, criticism, unhelpful professors, therapists and counsellors, having a low income, the neighbor who keeps trying to let us know that he wants us to move so that his daughter can move in our apartment, and that he's a buddy of the landlord, the landlord moving my plants on the patio to see if that would cause us to leave I think.

#801 anonymousmale93

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 12:33 AM

I've not been exposed to much since it first happened so the only ones I've noticed is I don't like my doorbell going off, my phone going off or leaving the house while its light out. I kinda want to get out unseen and get on with going to the shop and get back quick. 

#802 lucy

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Posted 26 March 2014 - 09:28 AM

Hello anonymousmale93,


I can relate to wanting to get out unseen, I think that you are very brave for sharing here.




Take gentle care

Lucy x

#803 shamefree

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 10:25 PM

  • I hate being touched when I'm not expecting it. Especially from just below my armpits to my hips. I jump out of my skin, practically, even if it's my spouse. And if it's from behind, I practically jump. I've nearly hit people before just out of reflex.
  • Leaving my house if neighbors are outside. Coming home and walking into the house from the car if any neighbors are outside. I feel really vulnerable then.
  • Public restrooms, especially stand-up urinals where I have my back facing the room. A stall-type toilet, especially if someone is in the next stall.
  • Locker rooms at the gym; changing clothes there.
  • Pumping gasoline.
  • Really quiet, introverted men.
  • Being told what to do. Even if the other person is right.

I'm not sure how many of these are weird. But they're mine.

#804 beezinbusy

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Posted 01 April 2014 - 07:53 PM


#805 Mindyay1983

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Posted 04 April 2014 - 01:37 AM

My weird triggers. Don't quite seem as weird anymore, knowing I'm not alone. I have just been reading through everyone's posts & I love the fact that someone started this site. Makes things a little easier.

Anyone touching or grabbing at my neck & shoulders
Men touching my hair
Confrontation of any sort
Giving a man oral sex
People making molestation jokes
Older men
Swallowing medication


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Posted 04 April 2014 - 03:13 AM

Alligator clips or anything resembling them


Anyone touching the back of my head


anyone touching my hair (less now it is short and I have to go to the hairdresser)


Having my ears touched


Any one whispering  in my ear, even includes my little granddaughter weep.gif




Drunk men


Any one shouting or getting abusive




Steak knives




Anyone coming up behind me


All high days and holidays

#807 Cherline

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 01:25 AM

People with authority in uniform.

#808 bluebutterfly

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 09:43 PM


#809 Danie

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 10:56 AM

Ginger men 

Being alone with Men

Someone walking behind me when I'm out (even if I'm with friends)

Alcohol (including drunk men)

Ginger in any food or drink 

People putting their arm around my shoulders or waist 

Holding hands 

Sleeping in the same bed of as a man or sometimes men sleeping in my house I don't know very well

Rape jokes

Cuddling men 

People whispering 

Night clubs 

Edited by Danie, 24 May 2014 - 10:57 AM.

#810 amy66

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Posted 02 June 2014 - 08:23 AM

Great thread ok here goes
Small red cars
Chanel chance perfume
Radox shower gel
My neck being touched
Bruises on legs
Brut aftershave

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