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11 Oct 2006

Held Up In Our House
Hi,

My boyfriend and I were held up at gun point in our home about 3 weeks ago, . The robbers also tied us up and cleaned us out. We weren't physically harmed but since this has happened I refuse to sleep at home. It is causing more stress and everytime I walk into our bedroom I am experiencing this awful feeling. Please advise.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

So sorry to hear about this, Taj. This sounds like an acute stress reaction, a common and essentiall normal response to such a horrible and abnormal experience. But if it has laster more than 2 weeks, as you say it has, it would be worth seeing a good local shrink for some counselling to help come to terms with the situation. It is possible to get over this before much longer, but the expert help is well worth having
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