My friend, a post-9/11 veteran, constantly suspects someone is trying to kill him. Afraid to start his car, he fears an improvised explosive device is wired into the ignition. Walking on the streets, he fixates on his paranoia that “the enemy” is following him so they can shoot him.
Given the intense combat he faced, his behavior is not surprising. He saw friends get blown up, and he was in constant kill-or-be-killed mode as he drove tanks through Iraq.
This is a longtime friend I lived wi...
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