My story is a very long and complicated one, so I will try to give you the abridged version here. I've been dx with MDD and DID since the 90s, but have been pretty "high-functioning" despite all the shit I've gone through since I was about 3. None of my therapists ever even mentioned PTSD until fairly recently, but I suspect I've been dealing with symptoms for a very long time.

I've never done – work-wise – what I've wanted or what I thought I was meant to do, and that all goes back…

Job triggers multi-layered stress reactions