Category: Military PTSD

PTSD & What About ME? (Video)

“PTSD & What About Me? 7 Tips for Loved Ones of Those with PTSD” is the stirring talk Welby O’Brien gave at a VA Caregiver Conference, which was so well-received that we were asked to make it available (and free) to EVERYONE who cares for a Warrior battling PTSD. All those who love, live with […]

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PTSD: “I Loved Someone with PTSD” Poem

This 2 minute video reminds us that PTSD does NOT just affect the one who battles it firsthand. For all those who care for someone with PTSD…we too need hope even in the storms!      Please feel free to download this and save. 🙂             Join Love Our Vets […]

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PTSD & Seasonal Stress

Winter is off to a brutal start this year for many of us.  And just the mention of the holidays and this season can send chills up our spines. Along with guilt because this should be “the most wonderful time of the year”… or so they say. Unfortunately, those who deal with the relentless demands […]

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Veterans Day: A Mix of Triggers and Honors

Veterans Day and other patriotic holidays can really catch us off guard. Ironically, the one day of the year set aside to honor our veterans is often one of the most difficult for many of them. Especially those with PTSD. And the sad thing is that most people do not get it. So how do […]

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One Flight + Two People = Awestruck!

What started out as an ordinary plane flight left me awestruck! No two women on the same flight could possibly have been more extreme opposites. I had just finished a very fulfilling speaking engagement to wives of warriors battling PTSD, and now I was ready to relax and unwind. And I was thankful to be […]

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SUPPORTING THOSE AFFECTED BY PTSD An Interview by Jericha Kingston

  Have you ever wondered how to help suffering individuals? Today, we discuss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and discover how to support survivors of traumatic events. I’m honored to welcome author Welby O’Brien to the Quid Pro Quills. Welby is crazy about her veteran husband, who battles PTSD. She founded the spouse/family support network Love Our […]

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Is PTSD Curable?

We all wish we had a definitive answer to this age old question! And as the great debate continues, millions –  along with their loved ones –  struggle with the relentless battles of Post-Traumatic Stress. Is there hope or not? A brave young veteran recently shared with me that SHE herself has it from Iraq, […]

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PTSD Basics: Download This Free Graphic

For all who are new to PTSD, or want to share the basics with others…this is ideal! Please feel free to download and share. We also have it available in 5 x 7 glossy cards. If you think you could use a bunch (no charge), please contact us at

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We BOTH Got Triggered!

We all know that triggers set off PTSD. Brace for explosion!  Thankfully, I am learning much better these days how to handle it when my vet gets triggered. And occasionally I myself get triggered. But what really threw me off guard last week was when we BOTH got triggered! WHOA! No fun. Not pretty. Downright […]

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PTSD: 3 Questions the Loved Ones Ask

I was recently asked by the Military Chaplains Association to write an article for their publication:   PTSD: 3 Questions the Loved Ones Ask   Inevitably almost every chaplain or ministry leader will at some point be sought out for help and support by a loved one of someone struggling with PTSD. The needs and […]

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