What Is the Best Way to Support My Spouse After a Traumatic Event?
After a traumatic event, you might feel like you’ve lost your spouse–even though he or she is physically with you. As your spouse navigates the waters of post-traumatic stress or depression, you may feel lonely or helpless. How do you help your husband or wife through a difficult time like this? In today’s video, we offer advice for supporting your spouse through the emotional fallout that often occurs in the aftermath of a traumatic event.
Have you or your spouse needed support after experiencing a tragedy or painful time in your life? How did you lovingly help your spouse (or how did you spouse help you) cope with the after-effects of trauma? Share your stories in the comments.