And as in every crisis, it becomes new normal… from the first shock, fear of unknown, disappointment and unbelief, people start to find new meanings, survival techniques, positive feelings and ways to have fun. Are you having weird peace or your sense of humor all of a sudden kicked in like never before? It happens. Those are normal defence mechanisms. The real trauma hits when crisis is over and new normal comes … when you start thinking what could have happened. Life will never be the same.
From a woman who survived the war as a child