People are usually surprised that reactions to trauma can last longer than they expected. It may take weeks, months, and in some cases, many years to fully regain equilibrium. Many people will get through this period with the help and support of family an
previous pinner < Jaime looked at Maggie and spoke, "You're weird." Maggie's smile faded and she looked down in slight shame, "Sorry." But then Jaime smiled at her in admiration, "no, that was a compliment.
You would not believe how much it takes to survive on any given day. Just keep your head up. Don't look down and you won't fall. Every day, I'm standing at the edge of my life. Just survive. Later, when no ones around, I can cry.