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    Ariana Grande Opened Up About Experiencing PTSD After The Manchester Attack

    "I feel like I shouldn't even be talking about my own experience."

    Yesterday, British Vogue revealed their July cover star is none other than Ariana Grande.

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    In the accompanying interview, Ariana opened up about how her life has changed in the year since 22 people were killed in a terrorist attack at one of her concerts in Manchester.

    thinking of you all today and every day 🐝 I love you with all of me and am sending you all of the light and warmth I have to offer on this challenging day

    Ariana opened up to Vogue about her experience with symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder and increased anxiety.

    "It's hard to talk about because so many people have suffered such severe, tremendous loss. But, yeah, it's a real thing," she said of her PTSD symptoms. "I know those families and my fans, and everyone there experienced a tremendous amount of it as well."

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    "I feel like I shouldn't even be talking about my own experience – like I shouldn't even say anything," she went on. "I don't think I'll ever know how to talk about it and not cry."

    Ariana also opened up about her heightened anxiety over the last year – something she has revealed will be dealt with on her new album, Sweetener, with a song called "Get Well Soon".

    @ainteventhink isss ab my anxiety. i felt like i was floating for like 3 months last year & not in a nice way. like i outside my body? was v scary and i couldn’t breathe well. so it’s ab that. & lots of voices in my head singin. i hope it comforts ppl who hear it pls ☁️

    "My anxiety has anxiety…" she told Vogue. "I've always had anxiety. I've never really spoken about it because I thought everyone had it, but when I got home from tour it was the most severe I think it's ever been."

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    But she also revealed she was back in the studio recording for Sweetener the day she got home after finishing her tour last year.

    We can't wait to hear the rest of the album, Ari. 💖

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    You can see more of Ariana in Vogue here, and read the full interview when it hits newsstands on Friday 8 June.

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