Burglary is a serious crime. Someone has entered your home uninvited and shaken and taken from your world. This is a complex situation to deal with both practically and emotionally. Do not blame yourself or others for not securing doors or windows. It is not anyone’s fault but the burglars'.
Are you feeling insecure, confused, upset and vulnerable? Treasured possessions with sentimental attachment have gone forever. Call us at TheCircle and talk to one of our readers. You will be in shock and there are many matters to face
Now, how to look after yourself emotionally? The feelings of loss can be overwhelming not only of your irreplaceable sentimental items but of your place of safety. You are feeling both angry and frightened. A criminal has gone off with your family jewellery, photos and mementos and left you bereft of your emotional strength. It is time to talk about these feelings. Phone a trained TheCircle reader who will guide you through this difficult period and help you regain strength.
An important thing to remember is that nobody can steal your treasured memories of loved ones or associated happy events. These will always be with you. The material items were just triggers for these thoughts. You cannot control what happens in life but you can control how you respond to them. Everybody will react differently to a burglary and depression or stress could be the outcome if you let it.
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PUBLISHED: 20 January 2014