It has been 7 years since what has happened to me. I have made progress with every part of my life except socially. I have not made one friend in 7 years. I have a hard time trusting people. Actually I am unsure how it got to be this long. I haven't been intimate with anyone in 6 years. Basically the time I have been sober. I just don't know how to transition back into that part of my life anymore. I feel like I have been standing in the same position for that long and just realized how much time has been wasted. I've felt it emotionally but taking action to do something about it just made it worse. I went to a therapist who did emdr and other things that only made the ptsd come back stronger during the sessions and after. I did that for about 3 years till I felt I was done putting myself through that. I was always social. I loved going out and doing things with friends. Now it's like I don't know how to get back to that. I know that it won't make what I went through go away. I just need to move forward. I want to fall in love again and I want friends. It feels like I am so far from that and I don't want to be. It's amazing how one event can totally change everything. I am hoping that this can counter act that and put me closer to where I want to be. Does anyone have any advice? I am not sure what to share because what happened was pretty bad . This is my first time posting so maybe someone could tell me what I should share.