Stories of Dealing with Others Emotions after Brain Injury
The following are stories of real life survivors of brain injury. Clicking on the titles will take you to their actual story.
Another huge problem Angela would have in any customer relations job would be dealing with adverse emotions from customers.It would be exhausting for me because to process the information of why they’re angry, and then try to resolve it all at the same time, would probably become a big problem for me. I would feel bad that they were angry in the first place when it had nothing to do with me.
When Gina was asked what’s it like to deal with other people’s anger? She answers: “You know, my husband is the biggest one that I will, I’ll detach myself. Anyone starts with the anger or starts I feel like yelling at me or what, I’ll detach myself and just walk away. I won’t, I won’t fight. I will, the only thing I will fight with believe it or not is my insurance company. That’s the only ones. I did get upset with a couple different doctors but you know what? I’ll just go elsewhere. I will “ that’s about the only fight I have in me but I feel like if I don’t do it, I’m going to get run over.”