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Old 13.05.2015, 15:36
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Re: Car accident

Well done for calling out for help and reassurance. You are not crazy to be uspet. You are completely normal to be upset. Even if you had been in the car without a child, that event could shake anyone up since, after all, as it was happening, you couldn't possibly know how serious it would (or would not) be for everyone involved, including the motorbike man. And then, with a child in the car! Your system must have gotten completely hyped with anticipation, rushing to make those millisecond decisions, trying to choose the very best option. Hardly surprising that you feel shakey later, when the immediate need to act is over.

So, please don't give yourself a slap!
Give yourself a nice soak in the bath, and some nice music.
Give yourself time to cuddle your Baby. On an animal-instinct level it will help "convince" you that Baby is okay, and Baby's response to you will help "convince" you that, since Baby thinks you're okay, you probably are.

As far as the police are concerned, I'd be inclined to think it'd be much more effective if you didn't phone. Better, I surmise, if you went down to the police station, with Baby in your arms, to
a) thank them for their attentive kindness while you were mainly preoccupied with making sure Baby was not hurt, and then
b) to tell them you're concerned about what motorbike man said, especially about being able to identify you and find you.

Since they were kind before, they are likely to continue so to be.
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