PTSD haunts most survivors, much family and close friends, and many who weren’t directly impacted by 9-11 according to several articles I’ve read from mental health experts. So what do you do when you can’t get over something? How do you get through the next moment when an entire day feels overwhelming? Where can you turn for help?
A friend asked. “How do we find those couples to tell them it doesn’t have to be over?”
Her question pierced me. I thought about the Ashley Madison subscribers and their spouses. What are they going through right now? I wondered if they realize there is hope.
I started down the shame trail early on, I must have been four or five the first time I remember feeling it. A little girl on a school bus, gazing out the window, lost in my own thoughts, when someone interrupted.