Jump to navigation. So often people talk about the effects of traumatic brain injury or the consequences of post-traumatic stress disorder as separate conditions — which they are. For the family, home is no longer the safe haven but an unfamiliar front with unpredictable and sometimes frightening currents and events. While awareness of PTSD has greatly increased with recently returning service members and veterans, it is not new and nor limited to combat. Anyone — children, adolescents, adults, elderly — who is exposed to a life-threatening trauma can develop PTSD. Car crashes, shootings, floods, fires, assaults, or kidnapping can happen to anyone anywhere.
PTSD, TBI, Sex and Relationships
Traumatic Brain Injury and Intimate Relationships: What You Need to Know | DoDLive
Jump to navigation. Could a person with TBI start and have a healthy romantic relationship? The answer to this question is — yes. Following brain injury, individuals can — and do — start and maintain healthy, loving, committed relationships. However, this answer also comes with an asterisk.
The Difficulties of Dating When You Have PTSD
You came back different. Not who you used to be. Blow up at stupid shit. Lack other emotions.
There has been a lot of news coverage in recent years about traumatic brain injury and how it impacts the lives of those who experience it. From training exercises to combat operations, the opportunity for injury is ever present. So, what happens when you or your partner or spouse sustains a traumatic brain injury?