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Tamzin Outhwaite says she was once bullied into making a ‘huge’ and ‘tragic’ decision

Tamzin Outhwaite has said that she was once bullied into making a ‘huge’ and ‘tragic’ decision.

The former EastEnders star, 50, took to Twitter to share the emotional revelation which she admitted left her with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). 

Tamzin didn’t reveal what the incident was but said that she will ‘never forget’ and she also warned that she can ‘sniff a bully out from miles away’.

Speaking out: Tamzin Outhwaite has said that she was once bullied into making a ‘huge’ and ‘tragic’ decision (pictured in 2019)

She penned: ‘I was bullied at school so badly that my parents took me out of the school & moved me to another. 

‘As an adult I was bullied into making a huge, tragic decision leaving me with PTSD that I will never forget. From experience, I can sniff a bully out from miles away.’

Replying to a follower who commented on her post, Tamzin cryptically wrote: ‘People close to you can bully you too… x.’  

Revelation: The former EastEnders star, 50, took to Twitter to share the emotional revelation which she admitted left her with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

Revelation: The former EastEnders star, 50, took to Twitter to share the emotional revelation which she admitted left her with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

Cryptic: Tamzin didn't reveal what the incident was but said that she will 'never forget', she also cryptically replied to a follower with: 'People close to you can bully you too... x.'

Cryptic: Tamzin didn’t reveal what the incident was but said that she will ‘never forget’, she also cryptically replied to a follower with: ‘People close to you can bully you too… x.’

PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events (pictured in August)

PTSD: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events (pictured in August) 

The actress also shared a quote from Anne Lamott, which read: ‘You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. 

‘If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.’ 

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. 

'Word': The actress also shared a quote from Anne Lamott, which read: 'You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories

‘Word’: The actress also shared a quote from Anne Lamott, which read: ‘You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories

Loved-up: Tamzin is currently loved-up with her producer partner Tom Child, 29, and only recently she admitted that her daughters won't let her marry him

Loved-up: Tamzin is currently loved-up with her producer partner Tom Child, 29, and only recently she admitted that her daughters won’t let her marry him 

People with PTSD often suffer nightmares and flashbacks to the traumatic event and can experience insomnia and an inability to concentrate. 

Symptoms are often severe enough to have a serious impact on the person’s day-to-day life, and can emerge straight after the traumatic event or years later. 

Tamzin is currently loved-up with her producer partner Tom Child, 29, and only recently she admitted that her daughters won’t let her marry him.    

'I've done it so I'm not bothered really': The EastEnders actress explained that Florence, 12, and Marnie, eight, 'don't like the idea' of the couple taking their relationship to the next level

‘I’ve done it so I’m not bothered really’: The EastEnders actress explained that Florence, 12, and Marnie, eight, ‘don’t like the idea’ of the couple taking their relationship to the next level

Earlier this month, the former EastEnders actress explained that while Florence, 12, and Marnie, eight, have a close relationship with the producer, her mini-mes ‘don’t like the idea’ of the couple taking their relationship to the next level.

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events.

People with PTSD often suffer nightmares and flashbacks to the traumatic event and can experience insomnia and an inability to concentrate.    

Symptoms are often severe enough to have a serious impact on the person’s day-to-day life, and can emerge straight after the traumatic event or years later. 

PTSD is thought to affect about one in every three people who have a traumatic experience, and was first documented in the First World War in soldiers with shell shock.

People who are worried they have PTSD should visit their GP, who could recommend a course of psychotherapy or anti-depressants, the NHS say. 

Combat Stress operate a 24-hour helpline for veterans, which can be reached on 0800 138 1619.  

The soap star also shed light on approaching menopause and co-parenting with her California-based ex-husband Tom Ellis as she admitted she’s been left to raise her kids with her nanny due to travel restrictions.

Detailing her girls’ opinions on marriage, the thespian shared: ‘They always say, ”You two are not getting married”. They don’t like the idea of it, but that’s fine because we’re not desperate to do it. I feel like I’ve done it so I’m not that bothered really.

‘My daughters were excited by him moving in, but they wouldn’t like us to get married — they’d hate that. It’s a very liberating place to be when you don’t need to get married and you don’t need to have kids.’ 

The media personality went on to gush about her ‘very supportive’ partner, who she’s been dating for over two years.

Tamzin and actor Ellis, 41, tied the knot in 2006 and divorced eight years later after it was alleged that he had an affair with Lost actress Emilie de Ravin.  

The Ilford native credited her children’s longtime nanny for helping her look after Florence and Marnie.

She told  The Sun’s Fabulous magazine:  ‘She’s really who I’m co-parenting with and have done for a very long time. She’s like the sensible head. I can go to her with pretty much anything and she knows them so well.’  

Elsewhere in the discussion, the New Tricks star confessed she fears being a ‘horrifically hormonal’ mother to her children as she’s beginning to experience symptoms of the menopause, including insomnia and ‘sparks of fiery rage’.  

Tamzin added that she wants to ‘be a nice person’ when she officially reaches that period, and praised her YouTube comedy series Dun Breedin’ for helping her come to terms with the change in her life. 

Split: Tamzin and actor Ellis, 41, tied the knot in 2006 and divorced eight years later after it was alleged that he had an affair with Lost actress Emilie de Ravin (pictured in 2010)

Split: Tamzin and actor Ellis, 41, tied the knot in 2006 and divorced eight years later after it was alleged that he had an affair with Lost actress Emilie de Ravin (pictured in 2010)

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