No, you didn’t contract post-traumatic stress disorder from the election, and it’s offensive to those who suffer from it to even suggest you did.
In the time since Election Day, when — much to a great number of Americans’ chagrin — Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, many voters (and non-voters) have been flocking to online therapy sites, and according to the American Psychological Association, 52 percent of Americans have since been coping with “high levels of stress brought on by this election.”
Even comedian Samantha Bee, host of TBS’ “Full Frontal,” told The Daily Beast, “We’re all going to have great, national PTSD once this is all done.” Also, if you’re suddenly not interested in sex, Glamour magazine says it’s because you’re burdened by “post-election stress disorder.”
And then, of course, several colleges across the country decided to cancel classes, exams and academic events so teary-eyed students could pull themselves together after Hillary Clinton’s loss.
How does someone think of something like this? …