Personal Narrative: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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When I was thirteen years old, I found out that my dad had PTSD. Me being a little girl I did not understand what PTSD was. My dad has been in the Army for twenty-two years and has seen a lot of traumatic things which has caused him to have PTSD. PTSD is a Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) which is a type of anxiety disorder. It can occur after you have gone through an extreme emotional trauma that involved the threat of injury or death. When my dad first told the family, and I was devastated, but being the second oldest, I kept it together. My father told me many stories about what caused his PTSD. My little brother would often cry because he was afraid of my dad and I would comfort him. My mother didn 't take the news well; I
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