Q: Abused by three intruders

January 2, 2013 No comments yet

Ask Debbi: Q: I am so angry with myself because I was unable to protect my wife who was abused by three intruders when we were robbed. I just lay there and didn’t get up and fight. She understands but I am tortured by this. Why didn’t I do more? A: When the crime began […]

Q: I was hijacked

January 2, 2013 No comments yet

Q: Since I have been hijacked I have withdrawn into my shell and am finding myself struggling to spend time with my children and my friends. Is this normal? A: Withdrawing is a normal reaction as you experienced a near-death experience according to your brain (whether you were injured or not). You have been at […]

Q: Robbed at home now irritable

January 2, 2013 No comments yet

Q: My husband and I were robbed at home and we have been snappy and irritable with each other since. I really thought that having been through a shared trauma that we would be more understanding of each other. What is going on? A: Your reactions are completely normal. One of the most common symptom […]